Experiential Reflection

The purpose of this activity is to engage in a volunteer experience with a safety net project or community
program. The historical roots of the nursing profession originate from the work of Florence Nightingale in
giving service to those populations with increased risk or susceptibility to poor health outcomes. This
experiential learning activity will provide you with an opportunity to demonstrate the ability to provide a
service to the community while learning about and responding to a priority need of a specific sub population
of your community. You will come to understand the expanded role of nurses as advocates beyond the