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Service-Learning: Education With a Missions Focus

Wright, Dolores J.

Journal of Christian Nursing:
doi: 10.1097/CNJ.0b013e31822b4550
Feature: education/missions
Abstract

Many nursing students today want to be involved in mission projects to serve others, study abroad, and/or develop cultural competence. This article describes the service-learning model applied to a study-abroad clinical experience with a mission focus that follows best-practice guidelines for healthcare missions.

In Brief

Nursing students want to be involved in missions to serve, study abroad, and develop cultural competence–and educators want to teach them! Service-learning partnerships can meet educational needs and more.

Author Information

Dolores J. Wright, PhD, RN, is Associate Professor at Loma Linda University, Loma Linda, California. A former missionary, she desires to inspire nursing students toward a broad worldview, including service to people globally and to be a part of the teaching and healing ministry of Jesus Christ.

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