School of Nursing

L/A Community CARE Partnership

L/A Community CARE Partnership.

The CARE stands for Cancer, Awareness, Resources & Education.

A diagnosis of cancer puts a person in the middle of a storm. This partnership represents an experience in which students may share some of the most difficult yet moving moments in a cancer patient’s life. In this partnership, students have an opportunity to interact with cancer patients in a variety of settings. These include, but are not limited to, support groups and hospice.

An objective of this course is to assess resources available in the community for patients with cancer. Students will assess if the needs of cancer patients are being met, and identify gaps in services in short and long term community needs.