Black History Month & Nursing…part 2

Nursing organizations help propel you personally and professionally. There are countless professional nursing organizations available to join. I believe it’s important to not only be affiliated with a nursing organization, but of most significance to be an active member. Through membership you can receive information on best practices, journal/magazine subscription options, CE’s, networking, opportunities to …

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Black History Month & Nursing…part 1

Nursing education for Black nurses was extremely limited. Quotas existed to limit one Black student and one Jewish student admission. Segregation by law in the South and custom in the North resulted in schools of nursing particularly for Blacks. Nursing education at historically Black institutions began as a diploma program, postgraduate certificate, baccalaureate degree, associates …

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Happy New Year!

It’s a new year – new you – new mindset! The beginning of the year often signifies a reset for change in habits and mindsets. However, one doesn’t have to wait for a new year to resolve and reset! After all according to Birch (2018) 23% of resolutions fail within the first week, 60% of …

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