This article offers an overview of the GAIN (Greater Awareness in Idaho Nurses) Project which seeks to produce nursing graduates who are competent in providing culturally competent care. A description of the course will describe how interdisciplinary pedagogies have been utilized to provide an integrated course utilizing experiential leaming through Service Learning. Results of assessment of student outcomes illustrate the effectiveness of the project in developing cultural competence among participants.
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Black, Mikal; Soelberg, Terri; and Springer, Pamela. (2008). "Cultural Competency in Nursing Education". Academic Exchange Quarterly, Summer 2008245-249.