04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Minority faculty: another nursing shortage

Minority faculty: another nursing shortage

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The Nightingale experience

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association: reducing health disparities within American Indian and Alaska native populations

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association: reducing health disparities within American Indian and Alaska native populations

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Lesson from the law

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Drive for diversity

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on African American nursing faculty: where are they?

African American nursing faculty: where are they?

African American nursing faculty members are scarce in today’s society. The National League for Nursing (NLN) developed a report of the faculty census survey of Registered Nurses (RN) and graduate programs in 2002. The report indicates that only 6.6% nursing faculty are African American compared to 91.0% Caucasian nursing faculty (NLN, 2003). Previous published literature […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Mental health and substance abuse services among rural minorities

Mental health and substance abuse services among rural minorities

This paper provides a brief overview of current conditions and prospects for increased access to mental health and substance abuse services among rural minorities. First, it addresses challenges in ensuring rural minorities access to needed services. Second, it considers steps to increase rural minority participation in the mental health and substance abuse workforce. The dual […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Recruitment, retention and matriculation of ethnic minority nursing students: a University of Mississippi School of Nursing approach

Recruitment, retention and matriculation of ethnic minority nursing students: a University of Mississippi School of Nursing approach

According to Bednash (2000), the future of health care pivots on an adequate supply of appropriately educated and skilled professional registered nurses. Recognizing the long history of and the struggles by African-American (AA) nurses for education and equality in the nursing profession, it is essential that more African-American students be recruited, retained, and matriculated into […]

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04 May 2010 ~ Comments Off on Can cultural competency reduce racial and ethnic health disparities? A review and conceptual model

Can cultural competency reduce racial and ethnic health disparities? A review and conceptual model

This article develops a conceptual model of cultural competency’s potential to reduce racial and ethnic health disparities, using the cultural competency and disparities literature to lay the foundation for the model and inform assessments of its validity. The authors identify nine major cultural competency techniques: interpreter services, recruitment and retention policies, training, coordinating with traditional […]

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