Submitted by Jebra Turner on Tue, 2013-09-24 01:47
Welcome to this annual national celebration – currently in full-swing – commemorating the achievements, culture, and history of the largest minority group in the U.S. Latino Americans have contributed greatly, over the course of the past 500 years, to making this a truly diverse nation.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Mon, 2013-09-23 20:48
What do you say when someone turns to you and says, “What do you do?” Is your quick, standard answer, “I am a nurse”? If so, you might want to practice an elevator pitch – a quick, precise summary of what you do and why you do it so well.
Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Mon, 2013-09-23 14:56
Go Red™ Multicultural Scholarship continues Macy’s ongoing support of the Go Red For Women movement. The fund — now in its third year — provides $2,500 scholarships for multicultural women pursuing college or graduate school degrees in health care fields.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Thu, 2013-09-12 12:19
With nearly two decades of nursing under his belt and as the current president of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Jose Alejandro now laughs when he recalls his first thoughts about being a nurse.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Wed, 2013-09-11 01:14
Inspired by National Hispanic Heritage Month (September 15-October 15) and a week of 90 degree temps, I whipped up my favorite no-cook supper, Gazpacho. Why not give this sophisticated summer soup a whirl?
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2013-09-04 09:41
When Ngoc Tram Duong Nguyen left her native Vietnam and came to the United States in 2008 to study nursing, she faced many challenges inherent in moving to a new country. She spoke no English and had to learn the language.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Thu, 2013-08-29 22:07
As a nurse, you spend a third of your life on the job. Shouldn’t you feel fulfilled? If you constantly struggle to find meaning in your career or value as an employee, listen to that voice in your head.
Submitted by Minority Nurse Staff on Mon, 2013-08-26 17:02
Each year, we call for nominations for our Take Pride Campaign in an effort to recognize those places of employment that went above and beyond regarding encouraging diversity; recruiting and retaining minorities; and creating a cooperative, inclusive work environment. We hope all of the nominated facilities continue to lead by example, and we are proud to recognize this year's winners here.
Joy Hepkins, RN OCN, Oncology Nurse Navigator and Cancer Care Coordinator at Mercy Fitzgerald Hospital in Darby, PA, has been a nurse for 33 years. Raised in South Africa during apartheid, she studied accounting in college. But a spiritual experience led her to her true calling – nursing.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Fri, 2013-08-23 10:31
You may breathe a huge sigh of relief when your job interview is over. All the prep work, the nervous anticipation, and the stress of the face-to-face interview is finally over and it is out of your hands, you think.
Submitted by Julia Quinn-Szcesuil on Wed, 2013-08-07 11:11
When someone asks you, “What do you do?” is your standard reply “I am a nurse?” That might work every now and then, but in this increasingly interconnected world and competitive job market, it is time for you to really think about what you do.