The Tuskegee University Department of Nursing is proudly celebrating the Golden Anniversary of this groundbreaking step forward in making the BSN degree--with its door-opening potential for better jobs and for graduate education--more accessible to minority students.
A recent four-part study on the changes in the RN work force by Douglas O. Staiger, PhD, David I. Auerbach, PhD(c) and Peter I. Buerhaus, PhD, RN, FAAN, points to troubling implications for the already-dwindling RN profession.
Ronald McDonald House Charities (RMHC) and the United Negro College Fund (UNCF)/The College Fund Health and Medical Scholars Program are helping the next generation of nurses from minority communities reach their dreams.
Nursing requires clinical skills, of course, but there are other more intrinsic abilities all nurses (should) possess. Can these intangibles be taught? One nursing professor takes a philosophical, even poetic, look at infusing nursing education with the virtues of the profession.
Pursuing your B.S.N., M.S.N., or doctorate is an exciting journey, but starting down that path can also be a little scary, especially if you’re adding it to a busy work/life schedule. But many nurses do so every year, and the consensus is that anyone can—so long as they try! Here, we explore some of the implications of going back to school and how these real-world nurses made it work.
Increasing the ethnic minorities within the nursing and health care professions will increase access to care, allowing providers to communicate more effectively, incorporate cultural differences, and provide higher quality care to these populations
Many minority nurses are concerned about making health care education more accessible to low-income students. But how many nurses actually start their own college? Linda Smith did--with a little help from above.