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March 30, 2010

Student nurses at Tyler AIDS Services

(From left) Senior nursing students Valeri Ramirez of Tyler and Nicole Clever of Tyler work with Dr. Jeanette Deas Calhoun. 

In the community health nursing course, nursing students visit clinical agencies to learn the concepts of community health concepts. They also learn to identify common characteristics of groups of people and plan and provide nursing interventions that promote wellness and positive health behaviors.

Twenty-five local agencies partner with UT Tyler to provide than 70 students in Tyler access to complete 112.5 clinical hours for course requirements.

For more information about the course, contact Dr. Nancy Ballard, UT Tyler clinical instructor, 903.565.5879 or nballard@uttyler.edu.


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