in Caring and Community:
The Partners in Caring and Community: Service-Learning
in Nursing Education, a national initiative of CCPH, sponsored by the
Health Trust, HSBC Trustee, is working with teams of nursing
faculty--nursing students--community partners to:
- facilitate the integration of service-learning into the curriculum
of nursing education at the associate, undergraduate and graduate degree
- increase the understanding of and support for service-learning in
nursing education nationally; and
- disseminate new knowledge and information about best practices and
models of service-learning and nursing education
Following is a list of the selected teams.
Please click on the team to view and print a case study of their service-learning
partnership, printable with Adobe
College, St. Paul, Minnesota & Rice Creek Covenant Church,
St. Paul, Min-nesota have developed a parish nursing program as part
of a graduate course on Christian healthcare leadership.
Hills Community College(IHCC), Ottumwa, Iowa & Jefferson
County Hospital, Fairfield, Iowa provide wellness care for the elderly
in rural Iowa and SL opportunities in an advanced nursing theory course
as a part of IHCC's associate degree nursing program.
Community College, Honolulu, Hawaii & American Red Cross,
Honolulu, Hawaii provide HIV prevention education to the community as
part of an associate-level adult health nursing course.
University, Decatur, Illinois & Community Health Improvement
Center, Decatur, Illinois provide care to the medically indigent as
a part of an undergraduate community health nursing leadership course.
Methodist College of Nursing and Allied Health, Omaha, Nebraska
& Catholic Charities, Omaha, Nebraska provide mental health services
in conjunction with an undergraduate mental health nursing course. Click
for a PowerPoint presentation on this partnership.
F. Austin State University, Nacogdoches, Texas & East Texas
Community Health Services, Nacogdoches, Texas provide health services
to the elderly and other medically underserved groups in conjunction
with an undergraduate nursing leadership course.
of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, Colorado & La
Clinica Te-peyac, Denver, Colorado provide care to Latino and Asian
immigrants as a part of the School of Nursing's capstone nursing seminar
for undergraduate and graduate students.
of Massachusetts, Worcester, Massachusetts & Community HealthLink's
Homeless Outreach Advocacy Program, Worcester, Massachusetts involve
graduate nursing students in the care of the homeless.
of Missouri, Columbia, Missouri & Hope House Inc., Independence,
Missouri provide services to survivors of domestic violence in conjunction
with the graduate nurse-midwifery program at the Sinclair School of
PCC Program Resources
Please click to view and print these service-learning
tools and resources (some require Adobe
to view a powerpoint presentation on the PCC program.
to view a summary of the next phase of the PCC program.
Please click here
for a bibliography with published abstracts of service-learning resources
Please click here
to view service-learning course syllabi and resource materials.
See CCPH's publications
page for information on ordering two related publications:
Partners in Caring and Community: A Team Approach to Service-Learning
in Nursing Education, and Caring and Community: Concepts and Models for
Service-Learning in Nursing.
For further information on the Partners in Caring
and Community: Service-Learning in Nursing Education program, please contact
CCPH at (206) 543-8178 or by email.