Enhancing Diversity in Nursing: A Partnership Approach

  title={Enhancing Diversity in Nursing: A Partnership Approach},
  author={Gaurdia E Banister and M. Winfrey},
  journal={JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration},
  • Gaurdia E Banister, M. Winfrey
  • Published 2012
  • Geography, Medicine
  • JONA: The Journal of Nursing Administration
  • Recent census data highlight the ongoing shift toward greater levels of racial and ethnic diversity in the US population. In 2000, non-Hispanic whites accounted for 69% of the population. By 2010, this decreased to 64%. The Census Bureau predicts that minorities will become the majority over the upcoming decades. In nursing and other healthcare professions, however, a different picture emerges, with minorities consistently underrepresented. The authors describe the development, outcomes, and… CONTINUE READING
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