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A TED Talk Tribute To Nurses [VIDEO]

This heartwarming Ted Talk is a glimpse into a 5-year journey of over 100 interviews with Nurses across America. Carolyn Jones discusses big health issues like aging, war, poverty, and prisons. She also gains insight from these interviews as to what made them become Nurses. Jones advocates for the diversity …

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PeaceHealth

PeaceHealth, based in Vancouver, Washington, is a not-for-profit Catholic health system offering care to communities in Washington, Oregon, and Alaska. PeaceHealth has approximately 16,000 caregivers, a multi-specialty medical group practice with more than 800 physicians and providers, a comprehensive laboratory system, and ten medical centers serving both urban and rural …

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What To Know Before You Become A Correctional Nurse

Have you ever considered your profession in a prison? Have you wondered what it’s like to be a Nurse in a prison? Perhaps you didn’t realize that prisons employ Nurses. It’s a necessity for the prisoners as they are patients with medical conditions that have been neglected for years. If …

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Important Questions Regarding Your Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Proficiency

Cultural Diversity The emergence of cultural diversity in today’s society has impacted the inner-framework of the healthcare sector. By the year 2043, studies predict that the current ethnic and racial minority group populations will become the new majority. Diversity, Inclusion and Cultural Competence are topics that carry weight and emphasis …

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How do I obtain leadership experience?

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM Director of Oncology Services Exeter Hospital Special Author for Diversitynursing.com  Question: How do I obtain leadership experience?  -Marilyn W. Answer:  Dear Marilyn, Congratulations on your DNP. Leadership experience can be obtained through your internships, daily role at work or through volunteering. Your work …

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St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital- Diversity in Nursing

Today’s “Focus on Diversity” article features Hassan Manneh, an ICU Nurse at St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in Memphis, TN. St. Jude is one of the world’s premier pediatric cancer research centers. Its mission is to find cures for children with cancer and other catastrophic diseases through research and treatment. …

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Frontier Nursing University Hosts 6th Annual Diversity Impact Event

Frontier Nursing University’s Diversity PRIDE Program is an initiative to recruit and retain qualified underrepresented students in FNU’s graduate school of nursing who will meet the healthcare demands of an increasingly diverse population. The Diversity PRIDE Program is a comprehensive program that includes targeted recruitment activities, retention programs, partnerships with …

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More Men Becoming Nurses

Two men discuss their career paths in a female dominated work environment, Nursing. Brian Medley and Zain Rehman talk Nursing shortages, specialty options, salary, and more. Read below to find out more about the interview. Brian Medley, a nurse at Lurie Children’s Hospital, and Zain Rehman, a nurse at Advocate …

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What are my career options besides teaching?

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM Director of Oncology Services Exeter Hospital Special Author for Diversitynursing.com  Question:I am a minority RN. I am graduating this May with my master’s of science in nurse education. My question is what kind of career choice do I have other than teaching? I …

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What can I do to be culturally sensitive to my patients?

Angela Adjetey-Appiah, MSN, MPH, MA, RN, FAACM Director of Oncology Services Exeter Hospital Special Author for Diversitynursing.com  Question: What can I do to be culturally sensitive to my patients? –Patrycja C. Answer: To be culturally sensitive, you have to be culturally competent. This is “nursing knowledge and understanding of another …

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