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Pathways to Nursing: Sharing Our Journeys

The Pathways to Nursing: Sharing Our Journeys conference was held May 20-21, 2014, at the Ramada Hotel in Bismarck, ND.  The conference's main objectives were: 

  • Explore the historical context of tribal colleges in North Dakota. 
  • Discuss strategies for mentoring American Indian college students. 
  • Share individual and unique personal and professional pathways.
  • Discuss recommendations for or possible nursing contributions to policy, research, administration, education, advanced practice, public health, Public Health Service Commission Corps, and other practice settings.
  • Facilitate networking opportunities for American Indian students, nurse educators, and employers.
  • Discuss the past, present, and future needs of American Indian nurses related to employment and education. 

Mary Wakefield, PhD, RN, FAAN, spoke the first day of the conference .  Wakefield is Administrator of Health Resources and Services Admin. at the U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services.  You can view the webcast at: 

Below are pictures from the event.



Student Focused. Land Grant. Research University.

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Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014 9:18:48 AM