Learn about preparing for school of nursing, the admissions process, the various types of nursing professions and much more. Terry highlights the need for Latina nurses to help with the iincrease of Latino patients in hospitals throughout the country. This episode is dedicated to Terry's mother, Emma Beltran, who was a registered nurse.
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As the Hispanic population increases in the United States, the need for bilingual/bicultural Hispanic nurses rises. Of the more than 3 million registered nurses in the United States, only about 3.6 percent are Hispanic. Hospitals across the country are seeing more patients with different language needs, cultural sensitivities, and religions.
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