Adelante (Moving Forward): An Innovative Program for Nursing and Prenursing Students

Herlinda Zamora, Norma Martínez Rogers

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The US population reflects a rich diversity of people that is not reflected in the health care workforce. This article describes the Adelante (Moving Forward) Program, an innovative model designed to increase nursing workforce diversity. Adelante was created to advance baccalaureate nursing students and prenursing students by using supportive developmental relationships and mentoring strategies. Graduates stated that they planned to advance their education. Further development of innovative programs for nursing students from diverse backgrounds is imperative to increase health care workforce diversity.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)122-123
Number of pages2
JournalNursing Education Perspectives
Issue number2
StatePublished - Mar 1 2020


  • Developmental Relationships
  • Mentoring
  • Nursing Workforce Diversity

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Education
  • General Nursing


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