The moment when we must define what we want to be in life, usually one of the most
difficult. The matter is complicated by the inexperience that we hold in adolescence and many
sometimes because we lack information or do not have the necessary advice.
Today, the Hispanic community is the largest and fastest growing in the United
United. However, less than 4% of 3,000,000 registered nurses are Hispanic;
even though 17% of the population is Hispanic. The question is why?
Again, the problem may be due to lack of information. We know that this profession does not
It is just one of the noblest and capable of enhancing the human condition, but also a
It is offering a wide range of economic opportunities.
We have to go to the next level. We have to consider nursing as a
employment opportunity for men and women and to understand that our community needs
nurses and trained and culturally suitable for nurses caring for patients.
As confirmed by the Health Policy Institute at Georgetown University, the constant
increased diversity in the United States --ofrece a number of challenges and opportunities to
health system, both from the perspective of care and attention to patients and from
the creation of public policies.
It is important that we increase the number of nurses for many
reasons, but mainly because they need and deserve clinics, hospitals and
health able to offer culturally and socially related to meet the needs of
their patients. And patients deserve that kind of service.
We have to multiply the number of servers Hispanic health and reduce barriers
language that also limit us because as a minority - we are still - we are
disproportionately affected by various chronic diseases and possess the highest
Death rates from preventable and treatable conditions. We need health professionals
Hispanic able to communicate, educate and advance the necessary path of prevention in
Young people and adults who are in the process of identifying the profession who want to follow
They should know that nursing is a very good economic alternative offering great
labor and professional growth opportunities.
In this process, parents should be a support, guidance and help for their children. should
understand that nursing is one of the noblest races, better paid and stable
They may follow.
Anyone who has gone through a hospital knows how important it is to feel well looked after. The
nurses are examples of perseverance, determination, discipline and confidence and we Hispanics have much of it.
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