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The TAKE PRIDE Campaign

The TAKE PRIDE Campaign

The country is changing, with one-third of the population representing a historical "minority." In this increasingly diverse world, you can confidently say your workplace actively fosters diversity, inclusiveness, and cooperation.

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

The 2012 Minority Nurse Scholarship Program

Nurses will always be valuable members of any health care team, regardless of their educational backgrounds. Yet, the baccalaureate and master's degrees in nursing may offer the most professional opportunities.

It's MinorityNurse.com's 10th Anniversary!

MinorityNurse.com 10th Anniversary

What started as just a companion website to the printed magazine is now a leading nursing resource.

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Celebrating National Nurses Week, Celebrating You!

Trust. Without it, our careers and lives lose a solid foundation. Trust is certainly at the forefront of nursing. It's apparent when patients seek medical care in their most vulnerable states, trusting nurses to ease their pain and help them recover.

Want to Help Fight AIDS in the Black Community? Play Bid Whist!

Whist

If you think sitting down with your friends to play cards is just a matter of fun and games, think again.

Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) Names First Male President-Elect

Son XU

The Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association (AAPINA) has named Yu (Philip) Xu, PhD, RN, as its 2010 president-elect. Dr.

Putting Minority Health into Health Reform

Putting Minority Health into Health Reform

Ask the average American on the street what President Barack Obama’s health care reform plan is all about and he or she will probably start talking about insurance—and more specifically, the controversial proposal known as the “public health insurance option.” After all, everyo

Participate in eMAPA Research Study

Participate in eMAPA Research Study

Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN, School of Nursing, The University of Texas at Austin, and her colleagues are conducting a study to explore ethnic differences in midlife women's attitudes toward physical activity.

White House, CDC Launch National AIDS Awareness Campaign

National AIDS Awareness

Back when he was a presidential candidate, Barack Obama promised to develop and begin to implement a comprehensive national HIV/AIDS strategy in the first year of his presidency.

Nominate an Outstanding Nurse for the 2009 Cherokee Inspired Comfort Awards - Deadline Extended to June 30!

Nominate an Outstanding Nurse for the 2009 Cherokee Inspired Comfort Awards

Do you know a nurse whose exceptional dedication, service and innovation truly exemplifies what excellence in nursing is all about? Someone who goes far beyond the call of duty to deliver the best possible care to patients, families and communities?

VITAS Honors National Black Nurses Association for Black History Month

VITAS Honors National Black Nurses Association for Black History Month

What better way for a national health care organization to commemorate Black History Month than by honoring the historical contributions of African American nurses? 

Obama Economic Stimulus Program Includes Minority Health Provisions

Obama  Economic Stimulus Program Includes Minority Health Provisions

During all the recent discussion and debate over President Barack Obama’s $787 billion economic stimulus package, we’re heard plenty of talk about things like “shovel-ready projects,” “rebuilding crumbling infrastructure” and “green energy jobs.” But what about nurse-ready projects?

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