Advancing Diversity and Visibility through Accelerated Nursing Curricula with Collaboration and Engagement (ADVANCCE)
Team: Principal Investigator: Maja Djukic, PhD, RN, FAAN. Co-investigator: D’Hania Miller, MS, BSN, RN, Cizik School of Nursing. Collaborating partners: Memorial Herman – Texas Medical Center, Houston Independent School District, Houston Community College
Funding: $250,000 grant from the Hearst Foundation
Overview: Initiate a three-week summer seminar for students from high schools with diverse populations to include lectures, simulation activities, certification training for basic patient care skills, and shadowing nurses on shift.