Submitted by Brooke Krausse on Tue, 2013-10-01 15:44
The Affordable Care Act was introduced to provide all Americans with affordable health care coverage while lowering the burden of health care costs on individuals and the government. The act is designed to provide preventative care before the need for long-term care occurs. With the cost of doctor and nurse visits rising, it’s important to ensure access to health coverage is available to Americans. Additionally, our own health care employees need to be made aware of the effects the ACA has on their own health care.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Tue, 2013-10-01 01:47
The countdown to the institution of the historic Affordable Care Act (also known as Obamacare) has started. October 1st is the first day for enrollment through each state’s Health Insurance Marketplace; coverage won’t actually kick in until January 1, 2014.
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Mon, 2013-09-30 23:22
The constant stress of dealing with physical and emotional demands as a nurse may leave you feeling exhausted, irritable and disconnected. Some days, it may be a struggle to head into work. You may find yourself increasingly needing a “mental health day” and calling in sick.
Submitted by Jebra Turner on Mon, 2013-09-30 19:43
Leadership is a passion and a duty for Arilma St.Clair RN, MSN, the National Association of Hispanic Nurses District of Columbia (NAHNDC) Chapter President, and Occupational Health Nurse and Wellness Coordinator at Organizat
Submitted by Robin Farmer on Wed, 2013-09-25 13:05
Whether to fulfill a lifelong dream or to secure a dream job, you have decided to return to nursing school as a middle-age student. Congratulations! Many other nurses in their 40s, 50s and even 60s are enrolled or planning to head back to classrooms, too.
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.