Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Homes Can Be Classrooms For Nursing Students Too!

Last week, Cindy Stauffer, of lancasteronline.com, reported how an elderly community is assisting nurses in training become more comfortable with treating patients in their own home. This innovative approach to educating new nurses gives insight into how patients live and take care of themselves outside of a hospital. The Lancaster General College of Nursing & Health Sciences has created a course based upon a five week rotation in a community health setting. The students make home visits and perform many tasks a visiting nurse would conduct in order to familiarize themselves with treating patients outside of a typical health care facility.

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