3071.0 Academic Community Partnerships: e.g. service learning

Monday, October 31, 2011: 8:30 AM
This roundtable session focuses on a variety of community partnerships that have occurred through service learning. Some of these focus on student partnerships with: immigrant refugees,an AIDS community organization, a clinic to assess toddlers and preschool children, as well as work with women's groups to end family violence. While others discuss the use of community collaborations to: improve literacy writing skills, understand environmental health in relation to health policy, investigate health disparities, and develop partnership models.
Session Objectives: 1. Define different types of community partnerships. 2. Analyze the role of service learning, 3. Identify a strategy to improve academic and community partnerships.
Juanita C. Graham, DNPc MSN RN

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Collaborative community health nursing clinical in an AIDS Community Service Organization
Elnora P. Mendias, PhD, RN, Yolanda Davila, PhD, RN, Betty Douzar, RN, MSN and Georgia Nelson, BA, LCDC, MCM Executive Director
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Women's voices have the power to change community
Kelly Dunn, PhD, RN, PHCNS, BC
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Community-based learning: A campus/community partnership to investigate health disparities
Laura Anderko, RN, PhD, John Davies-Cole, PhD, MPH and Fern Johnson-Clarke, PhD
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Improving writing and health literacy in nursing and public health students: Implications for service learning
Helda L. Pinzon-Perez, PhD, CHES, RN, Jose Arrezola and Kara N. Zografos, DrPH, MPH, CHES
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Community Nursing Coalitons (CNC): An Academic-Community Partnership Model
Angeline Bushy, PhD, RN, PH/CNS-BC, Norma Conner, PhD, RN and Maria Stahl, RN, MSN
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Community/Public Health Nursing Student Project Database: Linking Academia & Practice for Quality Projects
Jill Marie Collier, DNSc FNP CNS and Marina Gallin De Pablo, MS, MPH
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Service learning partnerships in community health nursing
Gayle W. Bentley, DNP, APRN, BC, Betty B. Daniels, MN, RN and Patricia Bowman, DNP, APRN-BC

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Organized by: Public Health Nursing

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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