Assessment of non-traditional minority students needs to be successful in a BSN program.

Project Description

Conduct focus groups of senior and graduated minority nursing students to assess their feedback on what was helpful in the nursing program as it related to thier specific needs for successful completion. What works what doesn't, what should be included. Also a review of the literature of proven programs that successful assist non-traditional minority students in satisfactorily completion of a BSN program.

Work Description

1. Graduate student to assist with focus groups.

2.  Graduate student to assist with Literature review and interpretiation.

Requirements Description

1. student that is culturally competent.

2. student is aware of social constraints of society toward certain members.

Work Schedule

1. Meet on campus maybe 1 x per month.

2. Participate in Focus groups - anticipate 4

3. Other work; obtaining and reviewing literature maybe done off campus.

Additional Notes

1. Culturally competent student who can assist in focus groups and obtaining literature that looks at successful programs that assist non traditional and minority students in successfully completing their academic endeavours - primarily nursing.

2. Selected student is aware of social constraints of society that may make it more difficult for non traditional and minority students to suceed.

3. Student has history of activity in an urban community.

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Job Detail
Job Opening ID
140358
Department
Nursing
Semester[s]
Fall 2017 and Winter 2018
Work could be done by someone not coming to campus (e.g., online or non-local student)
No
What majors can apply?
  • Health Education (MS)
  • Nursing (MSN/DNP/Certificate)
  • Public Health (MPH)
  • Social Sciences (MA)
Faculty Sponsor
Faculty Name
Melva Craft-Blacksheare
Department
Nursing
Email
melvagcb@umflint.edi
Phone
(810)424-5320
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