Event Title

Increasing the Number of Hispanic Nursing Students: Core Elements to Successful Nursing Programs

Faculty Advisor

Cesar Valverde

Graduation Year

2018

Location

Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

Start Date

21-4-2018 9:00 AM

End Date

21-4-2018 10:00 AM

Description

This study analyzes the effectiveness of nursing programs that increase the recruitment and retention of Hispanic students. The research explains the increasing need for Hispanic nurses in the United States, and the barriers that prevent Hispanic students from pursuing a degree in nursing. The core elements of nursing programs that have successfully increased the number of graduate Hispanic nursing students were investigated. Based on the results of the study, possible solutions for nursing programs to decrease the disparity of Hispanic nursing students will be described.

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Increasing the Number of Hispanic Nursing Students: Core Elements to Successful Nursing Programs

Center for Natural Sciences, Illinois Wesleyan University

This study analyzes the effectiveness of nursing programs that increase the recruitment and retention of Hispanic students. The research explains the increasing need for Hispanic nurses in the United States, and the barriers that prevent Hispanic students from pursuing a degree in nursing. The core elements of nursing programs that have successfully increased the number of graduate Hispanic nursing students were investigated. Based on the results of the study, possible solutions for nursing programs to decrease the disparity of Hispanic nursing students will be described.