Summarize the impact of the various aspects of diversity and of under-represented minorities in the nursing profession. Explain the importance of diversity in the profession of nursing and on delivering culturally competent nursing care
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(This article discusses the nursing shortage found across the United States and focuses on the state of Pennsylvania’s decline in RNs. The article also examines whether nurses are an essential or discretionary need)
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