Preparing Future Nurses for a Life of Civic Engagement: The Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Project

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http://hdl.handle.net/10755/153272
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Presentation
Title:
Preparing Future Nurses for a Life of Civic Engagement: The Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Project
Abstract:
Preparing Future Nurses for a Life of Civic Engagement: The Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Project
Conference Sponsor:Sigma Theta Tau International
Conference Year:2008
Author:Landry, Lynette, RN, PhD
P.I. Institution Name:San Francisco State University
Title:Assistant Professor
Co-Authors:Harvey Davis, RN, PhD
[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] Community service learning has been utilized to teach nursing students how be become actively engaged in the communities they will be serving with varying degrees of success. Aim: The purpose of this report was to describe a collaborative service learning project to prepare seniors, disabled persons and the mentally ill for a disaster. Method: Students were required to write reflective journals about how the service learning experience will influence their future nursing practice. Results: Themes that emerged from the reflective journals included "concernö, ôisolation and lonelinessö, ôneglect and marginalizationö ôincreased awareness of vulnerable populationsö, ônew sense of civic engagementö and ôbio-psycho-social diversityö. Conclusion: Though the project was successful, nursing faculty need to consider new teaching methodologies so that they can adequately mentor students through the community service learning experience.
Repository Posting Date:
26-Oct-2011
Date of Publication:
17-Oct-2011
Sponsors:
Sigma Theta Tau International

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dc.typePresentationen_GB
dc.titlePreparing Future Nurses for a Life of Civic Engagement: The Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Projecten_GB
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10755/153272-
dc.description.abstract<table><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-title">Preparing Future Nurses for a Life of Civic Engagement: The Disaster Preparedness for Vulnerable Populations Project</td></tr><tr class="item-sponsor"><td class="label">Conference Sponsor:</td><td class="value">Sigma Theta Tau International</td></tr><tr class="item-year"><td class="label">Conference Year:</td><td class="value">2008</td></tr><tr class="item-author"><td class="label">Author:</td><td class="value">Landry, Lynette, RN, PhD</td></tr><tr class="item-institute"><td class="label">P.I. Institution Name:</td><td class="value">San Francisco State University</td></tr><tr class="item-author-title"><td class="label">Title:</td><td class="value">Assistant Professor</td></tr><tr class="item-email"><td class="label">Email:</td><td class="value">llandry@sfsu.edu</td></tr><tr class="item-co-authors"><td class="label">Co-Authors:</td><td class="value">Harvey Davis, RN, PhD</td></tr><tr><td colspan="2" class="item-abstract">[Research Paper or Poster Presentation] Community service learning has been utilized to teach nursing students how be become actively engaged in the communities they will be serving with varying degrees of success. Aim: The purpose of this report was to describe a collaborative service learning project to prepare seniors, disabled persons and the mentally ill for a disaster. Method: Students were required to write reflective journals about how the service learning experience will influence their future nursing practice. Results: Themes that emerged from the reflective journals included &quot;concern&ouml;, &ocirc;isolation and loneliness&ouml;, &ocirc;neglect and marginalization&ouml; &ocirc;increased awareness of vulnerable populations&ouml;, &ocirc;new sense of civic engagement&ouml; and &ocirc;bio-psycho-social diversity&ouml;. Conclusion: Though the project was successful, nursing faculty need to consider new teaching methodologies so that they can adequately mentor students through the community service learning experience.</td></tr></table>en_GB
dc.date.available2011-10-26T12:09:42Z-
dc.date.issued2011-10-17en_GB
dc.date.accessioned2011-10-26T12:09:42Z-
dc.description.sponsorshipSigma Theta Tau Internationalen_GB
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