Global Service-Learning in Nursing
Global Service-Learning in Nursing Global Service-Learning in Nursing

Global Service-Learning in Nursing

Publication Date: November 30, 2012
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ISBN/ISSN: 9781934758144
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Global Service-Learning in Nursing is a single source of information for nurse educators seeking to develop programs to teach best practices of care-giving across cultural and geographic boundaries. Nurse educators from a wide range of institutions share their insights about the successes and challenges of program development, implementation, and evaluation.

The global service-learning (GSL) model offers an excellent structure to enhance nurses’ participation in the global health care community. This book charts the course of accomplishments thus far, and challenges nurses to stretch even more.

Expert group of contributors bring their diverse experience, knowledge, and thought to broaden reader’s understanding.


A comprehensive list of organizations, agencies, and consortia (with descriptions and links) that offer learning opportunities and organizational support for global-learning.


Four examples of different programs or approaches to global-learning that give readers different perspectives on global service-learning in nursing.


Discussion of four steps that can aid in developing and sustaining an effective global service-learning program in nursing education.


Tamara McKinnon RN, MSN
San Jose State University; Supervisor, California Childrens' Services Program, Santa Cruz Health Service Agency, Santa Cruz, CA

ISBN/ISSN: 9781934758144
Product Format: Softbound
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Pages: 181
Pub Date: November 30, 2012
Weight: 0.5

List of Tables


List of Figures


Virginia W. Adams, PhD, RN


Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP




Chapter 1: Core Principles for Developing Global Service-Learning Programs in Nursing
Tamara H. McKinnon, MSN, RN
Joyce J. Fitzpatrick, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN, FNAP


Chapter 2: A Theoretical Approach to Developing Global Service-Learning Partnerships
Virginia W. Adams, PhD, RN


Chapter 3: Developing and Sustaining a Global Service-Learning Program in Nursing: A Four-Step Approach
Tamara H. McKinnon, MSN, RN

Gerard M Fealy, Phd, Med, BNS, RGN, RPN, RNT


Chapter 4: Home Institution Responsibilities and Best Practices

Marilyn Blankenship Lotas, PhD, RN


Chapter 5: Faculty-Administrator Partnership: Vital for Learning
Anne R. Bavier, PhD, RN, FAAN

E. Carol Polifroni, EdD, RN, NEA, CNE

Kathryn Stewart Hegedus, DNSc, RN

Karen R. Breitkreuz, EdD, MSN, RN, CNS


Chapter 6: Host Institution Perspectives

Lynda Law Wilson, PhD, RN, FAAN

Dooren Harper, PhD, RN, FAAN


Chapter 7: Home and Host: Building a Partnership
Erin D. Maughan, PhD, RN

Barbara A. Heise, PhD, RN, APRN

Sheri Palmer, DNP, RN, CEN

Mary Williams, PhD, RN

Catherin R. Coverston, PhD, RN


Chapter 8: Nursing Students as Program Partners

Donna M. (Costello) Nickitas, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, CNE


Chapter 9: Exemplars of Global Service-Learning in Nursing
Cathleen M. Shultz, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN

Frieda Chavez, MHSc, RN

Amanda M. Giordano, BSN, RN

Jane Summer, PhD, RN, ARPN, BC


Chapter 10: International Service-Learning in United States Schools of Nursing
Tamara H. McKinnon, MSN, RN

Angela M. McNelis, PhD, RN, ANEF


Chapter 11: Global Health Resources

Marina I. Olivieri

Suzanne Samson, MDiv.,BS

Dominique Teaford, BSN


Appendix A: Author Profiles

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