ACTIVITIES

WHAT ARE SOME OF THE ACTIVITIES OF THE COUNCIL?

  • Recruit and retain black students in various nursing programs.
  • Acting as a liaison with related organizations.
  • Mentoring of multicultural nursing students in various programs.
  • Providing scholarships and loans for black nursing students.
  • Developing proposals to secure funding for investigating ways of improving health care for ethnic people of color.
  • Developing programs to influence nurse legislation regarding nursing service and nursing education.
  • Providing direct health services to people in the black community, e.g., hypertension screening, first aid service during community activities, immunization programs participate in walk-a-thons, Breast Cancer Programs, The Diabetes Foundation, and others.
  • Publishing a quarterly newsletter to inform members and other interested persons of the Council’s activities.

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