04/26/2013 05:48 pm ET Updated Apr 26, 2013

National Association Of Hispanic Nurses Provide Culturally Sensitive Care

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Founded in 1975, the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) filled a gap in the country’s medical community by offering a resource for nurses of Hispanic descent.

Through the organization, Hispanic nurses found the means to collaborate with one another, identify barriers to health care in the Hispanic community in the U.S., advocate for Hispanic-related health care policies, and promote the recruitment of Hispanic students into nursing programs.

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