Title

Adressing hidden dimension in nursing education: Cultural competence training for continuous program quality improvement

Document Type

Article

Abstract

The authors describe a cultural competence quality enhancement process to address the retention challenge of students who speak English as second language and international students as part of a school of nursing's continuous program quality improvement to achieve excellence. The process, strategies, outcomes, and evaluation of the training program are detailed within the given geographical, institutional, and curriculum context. Lessons and continuing challenges are also specified.

Keywords

Cultural competence; English language — Study and teaching — Foreign speakers; Nursing – Study and teaching; Nursing school dropouts; Nursing students

Disciplines

Education | Nursing | Nursing Administration | Other Nursing

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