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Case Study: Nursing Organizational Approaches to Population and Workforce Diversity

  • Lucille A. Joel
  • Dula Pacquiao
  • Victoria Navarro
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Abstract

A group of Filipino internationally educated nurses (IENs), who entered the USA as legal immigrants to join their families, applied to take the registered nurse licensure examination. After evaluation of their school transcripts, the state Board of Nursing rejected their application because the clinical laboratory component of their nursing courses was not taken concurrently with the theory portion of the course. They were deemed ineligible and mandated by the Board of Nursing to retake these nursing courses in an accredited program of nursing. It should be noted that the additional requirement of concurrency of theory and clinical courses was a problem in this state, which is in keeping with states’ rights.

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Lucille A. Joel
    • 1
  • Dula Pacquiao
    • 1
    • 2
  • Victoria Navarro
    • 3
  1. 1.School of NursingRutgers UniversityNewarkUSA
  2. 2.School of NursingUniversity of Hawaii, HiloHiloUSA
  3. 3.Joint Commission InternationalOakbrookUSA

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