URegina, BCIT discuss Indigenizing nursing during National Nursing Week

This National Nursing Week, the University of Regina and the British Columbia Institute of Technology have each touched on the importance of Indigenizing nursing and nursing education. BCIT highlighted its ongoing work to Indigenize the Bachelor of Science in Nursing curriculum, including how the program ensures that students learn to be advocates for Indigenous patients. URegina Faculty of Nursing Dean Cheryl Pollard spoke to Global News about the need to recruit and retain more Indigenous nurses in Saskatchewan in order to strengthen community connections and ensure better care for Indigenous people. Pollard emphasized that it is imperative to ensure that Indigenous students know that there are multitudes of opportunities within the province.

Global News (URegina) | BCIT