Ethnic minority baccalaureate nursing student academic dismissal: a description of the antecedent academic characteristics.

@article{Newton2009EthnicMB,
  title={Ethnic minority baccalaureate nursing student academic dismissal: a description of the antecedent academic characteristics.},
  author={Sarah E. Newton and Gary C. Moore},
  journal={Journal of National Black Nurses' Association : JNBNA},
  year={2009},
  volume={20 2},
  pages={
          25-31
        }
}
Dismissal for academic reasons from a baccalaureate nursing (BSN) program is a phenomenon that has rarely been discussed in the literature, and, as a result, little is known about the academic characteristics of the students who are dismissed. Presently, minority students that have been admitted to BSN programs are less likely to graduate from their respective nursing programs than White BSN students are, but whether or not ethnic minority student attrition is due to academic dismissal has not… CONTINUE READING