Bridges to Civic Health Shared Student Learning in Nursing & the Humanities
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Problem: Public Health & Transdisciplinary Pedagogy Public health operates at the nexus of social, medical, ethical, and environmental challenges. Undergraduate education is increasingly linking student learning to community needs. Public health education thus requires creative transdisciplinary strategies to foster student learning and community outcomes. Academic service-learning enhances education by combining classroom instruction and contributions to community-identified needs. Utilizing service-learning to teach social justice and public health contributes to student civic engagement.