The diversity imperative: strategies to address a diverse nursing workforce.

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    TOPIC: There has been a call to action for the need to create a more diverse nursing workforce. PURPOSE: The purpose of this article is to outline and review strategies that schools of nursing education can use to increase the recruitment, retention, and success of a diverse nursing student body. SOURCES OF INFORMATION: A review of the nursing literature was performed using CINAHL and hand-searching references. Abstracts were reviewed and articles included if the topic of the article referred to strategies to increase the diversity of nursing students. CONCLUSIONS: A variety of strategies are being used to address this issue. A multifaceted approach is recommended.

    Original languageEnglish (US)
    Pages (from-to)133-143
    Number of pages11
    JournalNursing forum
    Issue number3
    StatePublished - 2008

    ASJC Scopus subject areas

    • Nursing(all)


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