Nursing students

NAHN’s Muevete (Move) USA™ Project Makes an Impact Nationwide

There’s a movement that’s spreading across the nation, and it’s called “Muevete USA.” It’s a project that brings together nurses and nursing student volunteers, low-income Hispanic children, and community organizations to learn about the importance of healthy eating. 

Massachusetts Student Nurses' Association Career Forum

Saturday, March 15, 2014 - 10:00
Boston College, Walsh Function Room
140 Commonwealth Avenue
02467 Chestnut Hill, MA
United States

The Massachusetts Student Nurses’ Association (MaSNA) will be holding its Spring 2014 Nursing Career Forum at Boston College. This convention draws Massachusetts registered nurses and students from across the state.

Pocket Survival Guide and Playbook for the Nursing Student

Nursing school can be difficult and at times overwhelming. As a new graduate, I have strong memories of fast approaching exam dates, hundreds of clinical hours, and jam-packed study sessions. Since nursing school differs from other disciplines, I was imparted with invaluable guidance and wisdom that certainly directed my path. Fortunately, I have an insider’s guide to navigate and thrive while enrolled in any nursing program. If you follow my prescription for success, you will flourish and rise to the top of your nursing program!

Old Enough to Learn Better

More minority students are entering nursing school later in life—but both students and educators agree that their age is an asset, not a liability

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.

Texas Nurse Gives Back to Community with “Pay It Forward” Scholarship

Texas Nurse Gives Back to Community with “Pay It Forward”  Scholarship

The scholarship, awarded to employees of St. Luke’s Episcopal Health System in Houston pursuing education leading to RN licensure, provides financial assistance, mentoring and other support. Scholarship recipients are encouraged to “pay it forward” when they graduate.

Historically Black Nursing School Receives Over $1 Million to Address Nursing Shortage

By the year 2010, more than 40% of the nursing work force will be over the age of 50 and by the year 2020, the demand for nurses will exceed the supply by 20%, according to the Journal of the American Medical Association.

Nursing School Enrollments Continue to Decline—But at a Slower Rate

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.

Divine Inspiration

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.

Teaching Nursing Students About Minority Health Disparities

When your students graduate and go out into the world, will they be ready, willing and able to join the fight against racial and ethnic health inequities? Here’s what some nursing educators are doing to make sure their students are prepared.

Parental Guidance Suggested

The "Access and Success" program gives nursing students who are parents the support and encouragement they need to stay in college.

Mentoring to Empower

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

In Conference: NSNA

National Student Nurses’ Association Anniversary Convention Celebrates 50-Year Commitment to Cultural Diversity

From Minority Nurse to Nurse Anesthetist

Though it’s less than a year old, a program for increasing diversity in CRNA education is already showing promising results

Achieving Expertise

Achieving Expertise

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

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