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Systematic review
Culturally and linguistically diverse healthcare students can find integration into clinical placements
  1. Sarah Yeun-Sim Jeong
  1. University of Newcastle, School of Nursing & Midwifery, Ourimbah, New South Wales, Australia
  1. Correspondence to : Associate Professor Sarah Yeun-Sim Jeong University of Newcastle, School of Nursing and Midwifery, P.O. Box 127, Ourimbah, NSW 2258, Australia; Sarah.Jeong{at}

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Implications for practice and research

  • Nursing students from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) background are responsible for their own learning in a clinical environment. However, domestic peers and clinical mentors are also involved in CALD nursing students’ experiences of learning.

  • The experiences of nursing students from CALD backgrounds in a clinical environment provide nurse educators in academic and clinical settings with an insight as to how they can enhance students’ learning.

  • The challenges and reciprocal benefits that domestic peers and clinical mentors experience with CALD students are not well understood and warrant further research.


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  • Competing interests None declared.