TITLE

RECRUITMENT, RETENTION AND MATRICULATION OF ETHNIC MINORITY NURSING STUDENTS: A UNIVERSITY OF MISSISSIPPI SCHOOL OF NURSING APPROACH

AUTHOR(S)
Fletcher, Audwin; Renee Williams, P.; Beacham, Tracilia; Elliott, Rowena W.; Northington, LaDonna; Calvin, Rosie; Haynes, Avis; Winters, Karen; Davis, Sheila
PUB. DATE
December 2003
SOURCE
Journal of Cultural Diversity;Winter2003, Vol. 10 Issue 4, p128
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Discusses key issues and developments pertaining to the recruitment, retention and matriculation of ethnic minority nursing students highlighting the existing practice at the University of Mississippi School of Nursing. Recruitment of African-American nurses; Struggles for education and equality by Afro-American nursing students; Role of Afro-American nurses in caring for the poor and the sick and the improvement of the health of communities; Disparities in the representation of minorities in the general population.
ACCESSION #
12164417

Tags: NURSING students;  AFRICAN American students;  COLLEGE dropouts -- Prevention;  EDUCATION -- Finance;  AFRICAN American nurses

 

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