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Educating baccalaureate nursing students to be global citizens

Kathy Holloway, William Lightner, Rebecca Terry, Martha Schreiber, Melissa Sutton


Nursing education has changed drastically throughout the years from teaching technical skills based on what was ‘always done before’, to teaching those same skills based on research evidence producing evidence-based practice.  Part of current research evidence points to the importance of teaching students about diversity and especially different cultures around the world.  This paper outlines how global education can be instilled in baccalaureate students through travel abroad and exchange programs.


Nursing; Global; Health; Holistic; Education


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