Just two years after launching a new project designed to increase the number of Native American nurses in the workforce, the School of Nursing has graduated two students, Brianna Boston-Kemple and Alexandra DeSautel, from the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.
Recruiting Native Nurses, Improving Native Health Through the Native Nations Nursing Summit
The University of Wisconsin–Madison School of Nursing is one of several organizations hosting a one-day Native Nations Nursing Summit in Menominee as part of an ongoing effort to increase the number of Native nurses in Wisconsin, particularly in American Indian communities. Currently, Native American populations experience significant health disparities compared to the U.S. population as a whole.
$1.3 Million Grant Expands Native American Student Enrollment
July 13, 2017 — Two faculty members at the UW-Madison School of Nursing received a $1.3 million Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) grant to develop a comprehensive system of support services that will help …