Mennenga, Heidi A. PhD, RN, CNE; Brown, Robin J. PhD, RN; Horsley, T. Leann PhD, RN, CHSE, CNE; Abuatiq, Alham A. PhD, RN; Plemmons, Christina PhD, RN, CNE
Nurse Educator. 46(2):E14-E17, March/April 2021
To ensure future RNs can function in the primary care setting and assume enhanced roles within the interprofessional team, prelicensure nursing students need to be exposed to primary care. A key barrier to providing this essential education is the lack of partnerships with primary care facilities. Collaboration between academic-practice partners to develop a clinical experience for prelicensure nursing students allowed exposure to the role of RNs in rural primary care.