Interdisciplinary Journal of Nursing and Critical Care

Review Article

Minority Faculty Role in Retaining Minority Nursing Students: An Integrative Review

Katherine J Lin

Correspondence Address :

Katherine Jinghua Lin
Pasco- Hernando State College
Florida, USA
Tel: 813-598- 1014
Email: link@phsc.edu

Received on: March 22, 2018, Accepted on: April 04, 2018, Published on: April 25, 2018

Citation: Katherine J Lin (2018). Minority Faculty Role in Retaining Minority Nursing Students: An Integrative Review

Copyright: 2018 Katherine J Lin. This is an open-access article distributed under the terms of the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original author and source are credited.

Increasing diversity in nursing is important because of the changing demographics of patient populations and health care disparities in the United States. Increasing minority nursing student retention will directly change the diversity of nursing workforce. A variety of strategies have been incorporated into different nursing programs to help the retention of minority students. Compared to different strategies, minority faculty can play a key role to work as a role model and mentor to help minority nursing students with their personal, academic and institutional barriers to their success.

Keywords: Minority faculty role, Retention, Minority nursing students