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Grant Will Help Expand Nursing Service-Learning Program

The VCU School of Nursing was featured in a July 5 WRIC article about receiving a $800,000 grant that will allow the school to implement a program to increase the number of nurses in community-based clinical sites that provide care to underserved populations.

PROMOTE-Nursing expands on the VCU School of Nursing’s current service-learning model that requires students to complete four hours per week of clinical service during their senior community health clinical course. Through partnerships with innovative community-based primary care settings and population-focused programs, the project will provide an additional eight hours per week of clinical experience for students interested in community-based care.

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