Northern Kentucky Enquirer – As Madison Avenue Christian Church celebrates a centennial anniversary this year, church officials are continuing their long standing tradition of helping the underserved in the community by partnering with the baccalaureate nursing program at Northern Kentucky University.
For the past four years, the NKU nursing program has provided basic health services at the church, but this year NKU Associate Professor of Nursing Kristine Pfendt said they are using a different model and curriculum to teach the community health practicum class.
She said in the past, clinical experience could include doing scoliosis screenings at a school or blood pressure readings at the university, but this year students are encouraged to take a more hands-on approach by really interacting with those they serve.
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