Minority nursing students

“Homework” for Future Nursing Students with Disabilities

Going to nursing school doesn’t have to be an impossible dream just because you have a disability. The key is knowing what will be expected of you, knowing your options and knowing your rights.

Minority Nurse Educators in Cyberspace: A Progress Report

Now entering its third year, an innovative federally funded program designed to increase nursing students’ access to ethnically diverse faculty is a steadily growing success

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.

Navigating the Faculty Track

For junior minority nursing faculty, advancing your career in academia can be fraught with challenges--from racial and gender prejudice to the pressures of earning tenure. Here’s some expert advice--from educators who have been there--to guide you down the path to success.

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.

My Experience in Belize

An African-American nursing student travels to Central America in search of adventure--and discovers herself.

Success Strategies for Nursing Students with Mental Illness

Success Strategies for Nursing Students with Mental Illness

Perseverance, support systems, wellness plans and peer networking can help students living with "hidden disabilities" survive and thrive in nursing school.

Thinking Outside the Cultural Comfort Zone

Thinking Outside the Cultural Comfort Zone

In this Guest Editorial, pharmacology professor Rev. Steven K. Wheeler, MSN, RN, stresses the importance of respect and open-mindedness in nursing professionals toward all cultural traditions.

A Win-Win Partnership, VA Style

A Win-Win Partnership, VA Style

The Department of Veterans Affairs, one of the nation’s largest employers of minority nurses, is teaming up with nursing schools for a unique educational collaboration: the VA Nursing Academy

Yes You Can (Succeed in Nurse Anesthesia School)

Yes You Can (Succeed in Nurse Anesthesia School)

No one ever said that earning a master's degree in nurse anesthesia is easy, but it doesn't have to be the impossible dream. Five minority anesthesia graduates who have "been there" share their personal strategies for successfully navigating a nurse anesthesia program—and completing it.

Historically Black Nursing Schools: Yesterday and Today

Historically Black Nursing Schools: Yesterday and Today

Back in the days when segregation was the law of the land, they opened
doors of educational opportunity that produced generations of distinguished
African American nurses. Today, HBCU nursing programs are building on
that legacy to prepare the black nursing leaders of the 21st century

Students on a Mission

Students on a Mission

A class trip to Southeast Asia gives a diverse group of FNP students the opportunity to gain a deeper understanding of global health care challenges while helping the underserved.

Maximizing Minority Students’ Success in Clinicals

Maximizing Minority Students’ Success in Clinicals

What clinical faculty can do to help students of color and male students overcome barriers to successful performance in this crucial stage of their nursing education.

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.

Dr. Nurse

As nursing schools nationwide focus their energies on increasing minority enrollment in doctoral programs, there’s never been a better time to advance your career by earning a PhD.

Helping At-Risk Kids Get “Teen Smart”

In a unique community partnership, student nurses teamed up with Inner City high school teachers and students to help reduce minority teens’ health risks. Their secret weapon: the Internet.

No Stopping Him

Meet a courageous, career-changing student who refused to let a seemingly endless series of obstacles derail his dream of becoming a nurse

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