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University of Michigan-Flint Initiatives for Nursing Diversity (UM-FIND) Advocacy for Diversity: Enhancing the interest and preparation of under-represented high school students into a BSN program. PI: Linda Knecht ; Co-PI: Dr . Margaret Andrews

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University of Michigan-Flint Initiatives for Nursing Diversity (UM-FIND)Advocacy for Diversity: Enhancing the interest and preparation of under-represented high school students into a BSN program

PI: Linda Knecht; Co-PI: Dr. Margaret Andrews

Project Director: W. KaNeeshaAllen; Pre-College Program Coordinator: Delma Thomas-Jackson; BSN Case Manager: JeneenHinkle; Administrative Assistant: Annette Patterson; Nursing Advisor: Vickie Jaskiewicz

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Purpose:

To engage the interest of disadvantaged high school students (including ethnic minorities) indicating nursing as a career interest and provide academic, social, financial, and enrichment services to enhance their potential for success in the UM-Flint’s nursing program.

UM-FIND activities funded by the Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration Nursing Workforce Diversity Program. Grant # D19HP22225

strategies academic year programming
Strategies: Academic Year Programming
  • Future Nurses Clubs: 6 weeks after school program
    • Hands-on activities related to nursing as a career
    • Academic enrichment and supplemental support
    • Cultural competency and diversity awareness workshops
    • Sessions designed for college and BSN program preparation
    • Field trips: hospital and campus tours
strategies academic year programming1
Strategies: Academic Year Programming
  • In-Class health promotion activities: 10 week program in partner high schools
    • UM-Flint BSN students work with teachers in high school health classes
    • Presentations and hands-on activities
    • Consistent with Healthy People 2020
strategies summer programming
Strategies: Summer Programming
  • Future Nurses Institute: 6 weeks
      • Courses include; Fundamentals of Nursing, Reading Comprehension, Math, Biology, Health Promotion/Physical Education and Character & Cultural Development
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Strategies: Summer Programming
  • Future Nurses Institute: 6 weeks
      • Field trips with emphasis on physical education
      • Local area hospital educational tours
      • CPR Certification
strategies academic year or summer programming
Strategies: Academic year or Summer programming
  • Nursing/Health Career Fair
    • Emphasizes importance of health promotion, disease prevention, and nursing career preparation
    • Community health partners
    • Alumni
    • Demonstrations, activities, and information
    • High school students and parents per academic year
successes
Successes
  • Students expressed high level of interest in program participation
  • 20% mean increase in math scores for students completing the FNI summer program
  • Program staff & university students as role models for high school students
  • Building of academic pipeline high school to college
  • Innovative collaboration initiative with UM-Flint Outreach Department
challenges
Challenges
  • Challenges with urban high schools curricula & staff that inhibits students overall college preparation
  • Economic and educational barriers to accessing higher education for disadvantaged/minority students
  • Personal challenges for disadvantaged/minority students inhibiting consistent participation in programming
lessons learned
Lessons Learned
  • Further collaboration with high school partners to assist with overall college preparation and readiness
  • Developing more efficient strategies for parental involvement
  • Focusing program implementation efforts in partner high schools with most supportive staff and faculty
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