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This Week's Advocacy News: 'Nursing Workforce Is Becoming More Diverse'

New federal data show America’s nursing workforce has become more diverse over the past 15 years, but underrepresentation remains a problem in a field struggling with burnout and racism. A diverse nursing workforce can reduce health disparities, provide more culturally competent care, and, in turn, improve patient outcomes. There needs to be sustained efforts to recruit and retain nurses of color to ensure the field continues to diversify, healthcare groups say.

April 08, 2024