Mentors / Mentoring

Turning Roadblocks into Stepping Stones

Never allowing personal adversity to hold her back, nurse educator Myriam Soto is the first Latina to receive the prestigious Johnson & Johnson Nursing Excellence Recognition Award.

Mentoring New Nursing Graduates

The key to being a successful preceptor is to teach new nurses the same way you treat your patients--with respect, understanding and compassion.

Growing Our Own

By establishing innovative pre-recruitment programs at local high schools, more and more nursing schools are cultivating the next generation of minority nurses right in their own backyards.

Been There, Done That

From dog mushing in Alaska to caring for rescue workers at Ground Zero, the life of American Indian nurse Yolanda Talbert has been a never-ending series of adventures.

Mentoring to Empower

An unusual mentoring program in California helps minority students master the “three Cs” of academic success—communication, comfort level and confidence

Mentorship in Black and White

Through a summer research experience with a Caucasian mentor, a minority nursing student learns to challenge racial stereotypes--both in others and in herself.

Reach Out, We’ll Be There

From financial aid and mentors to more accessible classrooms, nursing schools are using creative strategies to attract—and keep—minority students

Welcome Aboard

Preceptorship programs can help minority nurses successfully adjust to employment transitions as they advance their careers

Mentors to the Max

When it comes to recruiting, developing and retaining American Indian nursing students, mentor programs can make all the difference in the world.

Shock Treatment

Scaring inner city teens into making better life choices may seem like an unorthodox tactic. But as “Shock Mentor” Allen Wolfe has proven, this hard-hitting approach really works.

Mentoring African American Nursing Students: A Holistic Approach

Mentoring African American Nursing Students: A Holistic Approach

Just as it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a community of nurturing, empowering nurse mentors to recruit and retain black students in baccalaureate nursing programs.

Standing Up for the Right to Be Ourselves

Standing Up for the Right to Be Ourselves

Gay nurses bring diversity and unique perspectives to the nursing workplace.
So why should they have to play “don’t ask, don’t tell” at work?

Directing Our Destiny

Directing Our Destiny

The Philippine Nurses Association of America marks its 30th year of advocacy and activism on behalf of Filipino nurses in the U.S. and around the world

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

A Guide on the Journey to Womanhood

Nurse practitioner Mary Arnold’s innovative "Girltalk" workshops help young girls and their families prepare for the challenges of puberty

Following in Her Footsteps

Following in Her Footsteps

In the mid 20th century, Goldie Brangman became a barrier-breaking trailblazer for equal opportunity in the nurse anesthesia profession. Today, at age 92, she continues to serve as an inspiration to minority CRNAs.

Achieving Expertise

Achieving Expertise

How does a newly graduated RN begin the journey from novice nurse to expert?


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