Changing the face of nursing: reducing ethnic and racial disparities in health.

@article{Degazon2012ChangingTF,
  title={Changing the face of nursing: reducing ethnic and racial disparities in health.},
  author={Cynthia E Degazon and Crystal Mancha},
  journal={Family & community health},
  year={2012},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={5-14}
}
This article reports on findings from a Nursing Diversity Workforce grant, BEST (Becoming Excellent Students in Transition to Nursing), designed to assist students from minority and educationally disadvantaged backgrounds to become culturally competent registered nurses. A program of retention strategies that included peer and faculty tutoring, counseling, and financial support helped to remove barriers to success in nursing. All but 3 of the enrolled students either have graduated or are on… CONTINUE READING
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