Cree students pursue pre-nursing studies at home

MISTISSINI, Quebec-The Cree School Board, in collaboration with the Cree Board of Health and Social Services of James Bay, has announced the launch of the Cree Springboard to Nursing program. This initiative will help Cree students get many of the prerequisites they need while studying from their home and community.

The goal of the two-semester program is to recruit more Cree nurses to reach the needs of those who speak the Cree langauge and to offset nursing shortages across Eeyou Istchee.

"Let's try to recruit our own people instead of looking elsewhere. Why don't we invest in our own people...

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