This issue of ForwardNursing focuses on rural health care and highlights how the School of Nursing has responded to the complex health needs that characterize many parts of Wisconsin.
Native American Students Connect Through Culture
Each month during the semester, 10 Native American nursing students gather in Cooper Hall to share the highs and lows of the previous month. These gatherings are part of the Success Through Recruitment/Retention, Engagement, and Mentorship (STREAM) program.
First Students Graduate from Native American Recruitment and Retention Program
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.
STREAM program now accepting applications from Native American students
STREAM is a program in the UW-Madison School of Nursing designed to help Native American students attain their goal of becoming professional nurses. STREAM students will receive peer support, mentorship, academic and financial support.
$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 …