RN-BSN students participating in immersion project become change agents for migrant workers and their children
Marie O. Etienne, DNP, APRN, FNP, PNP, PLNC; Patricia R. Messmer, PhD, MSN, MA, BSN, RN-BC, FAAN -- Benjamín León School of Nursing, Miami Dade College, Miami, Florida, USA; Nancy Henry, EdD, RN, Jackson Memorial Hospital, Miami, Florida, USA
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The purpose of the immersion was to serve/educate migrant workers/families in dire need of health care. Students participated in this immersion experience by caring for adults and children in a rural under-served population in a culturally competent manner.
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The Immersion Project: RN-BSN students as change makers caring for migrant workers and their children Messmer, Patricia R.; Etienne, Marie O.; Henri, Nancy; Mirville, NahomieThis academic service-learning experience provided health screenings and health education to a rural migrant workers and children medically underserved community. RN-BSN students enhanced their cultural competence in ...
Etienne, Marie O.; Messmer, Patricia R.; Blot, Guerna; Manos, Patrick; Williams, Marjorie; Henri, Nancy (2016-03-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Introduction: The Haitian American Nurses Association (HANA) joined forces with the Haitian Professional Coalition (HAPC) and the Bejamin Leon School of Nursing Miami Dade College ...
Messmer, Patricia R.; Nitti, Yolanda; Hernandez-Pupo, Nora; Santos, Giannina; Alvarez, Yamina; Muniz, Kathleen; Valdes, Guillermo; Etienne, Marie O. (2017-09-26)ASN/RN-BSN collegiate students conducted "Lets Move" at summer camps while BSN university students conducted "Let's Move" in elementary schools. This project helped to prevent childhood obesity.
Messmer, Patricia R.; Santos, Giannina; Nitti, Yolanda; Hernandez-Pupo, Nora; Alvarez, Yamina; Muniz, Kathleen; Valdes, Guillermo; Orta, Roxana; Etienne, Marie O.; Rodriguez, Maria Cary; Rodriguez, Elisa; Graziotti, Ann (2016-07-13)Session presented on Thursday, July 21, 2016: Introduction: Globally childhood obesity is increasing (Bauer, 2015; Brown, Kuk & Lee, 2015; Falkner, 2015).Treating obesity-related illness in Florida (25%) costs $6,675,940. ...
Messmer, Patricia R.; Alvarez, Yamina; Nitti, Yolanda; Orta, Roxana; Valdes, Guillermo; Graziotti, Ann; Etienne, Marie O.; Santos, Giannina; Hernandez-Pupo, Nora; Rodriguez, Elisa; Rodriguez, Maria Cary (2016-03-17)Session presented on Sunday, July 26, 2015: Introduction: Childhood obesity is widely recognized as a major public health problem of global significance (Onis, 2014). Treating obesity-related illness (25% of Florida ...