Service-learning: education with a missions focus

J Christ Nurs. Oct-Dec 2011;28(4):212-7. doi: 10.1097/cnj.0b013e31822b4550.


Many nursing students today want to be involved in mission projects to serve others, study abroad, and/or develop cultural competence. This article describes the service-learning model applied to a study-abroad clinical experience with a mission focus that follows best-practice guidelines for healthcare missions.

MeSH terms

  • Education, Nursing, Baccalaureate / methods*
  • Humans
  • Models, Nursing
  • Protestantism*
  • Religious Missions / methods*
  • Transcultural Nursing / education*
  • Transcultural Nursing / methods*