Random acts of kindness teach students about health care compassion
Our task must be to free ourselves… by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole nature and it’s beauty. – Albert Einstein
San Jacinto College nursing students performed random acts of kindness this semester as part of service learning for their gerontology and advance nursing skills lab classes.
The students partnered with a local elementary school to work alongside their younger peers to create Get Well Soon cards and cards of encouragement for senior citizens. They also brought gift bags to retirement homes and spent time reading to the residents.
“It was a great experience working with the various age groups and watching how the acts of kindness helped them…