Nursing as a career choice by Hispanic/Latino college students
A culturally competent healthcare workforce is essential to meet the needs of an increasingly diverse society. Greater diversity in the healthcare workforce is expected have many benefits, including improved access to care for the medically underserved and the promotion of research in areas of societal need (Cohen, Gabriel, & Terrell, 2002). The need for a culturally diverse healthcare workforce includes the profession of registered nursing. There is a significant disparity between the percentage of Hispanic/Latino individuals in the United States population and the percentage of ...
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