RUTGERS SCHOOL OF NURSING’S NEWLY DEVELOPED NURSING EDUCATION MODEL WINS AACN’S INNOVATION IN PROFESSIONAL NURSING EDUCATION AWARD
Healthcare practitioners must apply the fundamentals of cultural diversity serving different communities thus improving the value of care and social interaction. The positive goal will not be possible if we don’t practice innovation as well.
In an article, Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden’s new model for educating nurses called the Innovative Health Equity Program won the university 2018 American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award.
The Innovative Health Equity Program undertakes to uphold health equity for underserved Latino and immigrant populations by strengthening Spanish language skills among future health care professionals.
In an interview, Donna Nickitas, dean of the Rutgers School of Nursing-Camden said, “Health professionals must be able to serve diverse communities, which is why Rutgers-Camden created this innovative program. We are gratified that the AACN has recognized this exemplary program and its potential to elevate the health of all of our communities.”
Rutgers’ health equity program was developed with the support of a $600,000 grant from the US Department of Education’s International and Foreign Language Education office.
ACCN’s Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award recognizes remarkable work of AACN member schools to re-envision traditional models for nursing education and lead programmatic change.
Erudite Nursing Institute™ congratulates Rutgers School of Nursing victory in this year’s American Association of Colleges of Nursing Innovations in Professional Nursing Education Award. As similar to Rutgers’ health equity program, Erudite Nursing values innovative principle through its high quality fast track online nursing education system.
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