Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, demand for registered nurses has remained high.
In fact, many hospitals nationwide have reported a shortage of healthcare workers.
There’s also another issue the COVID-19 pandemic has highlighted: a lack of diversity in the field.
A new program at Clayton State University aims to address this by providing scholarships and mentorship opportunities for Black students.
Dr. Lisa Eichelberger, dean of the College of Health at Clayton State University, joined “Closer Look” host Rose Scott for a conversation about the new program.
To hear the full conversation, click on the audio player above.