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Play a Game Called Nursing

Play a Game Called Nursing

Think for a moment about all the children's books, toys, and games you've seen in your life. Can you name any related to nursing? Not many people can

Making a Switch: Nursing Careers in Pharmaceutics

Making a Switch: Nursing Careers in Pharmaceutics

Whether you're stuck in a professional rut or just looking for a change of scenery, a career in pharmaceuticals and medical devices may offer the shift you're looking for. Of course, if you're going from a patient-care setting to pharmaco sales, it's not so much a "shift" as a giant leap--but it could be just the career jolt you're looking for.

The Effects of Mentoring on Minority Nurse Recruitment

The Effects of Mentoring on Minority Nurse Recruitment

Increasing the ethnic minorities within the nursing and health care professions will increase access to care, allowing providers to communicate more effectively, incorporate cultural differences, and provide higher quality care to these populations

Looking for Black Nurses Leaders: A Call to Action

Looking for Black Nurses Leaders: A Call to Action

The nurses who authored Advancing the Dream through Faculty Diversity and this article, each reached out to Minority Nurse in search of a place to share their experiences as nurses, as African Americans. From different areas of the country and different professional backgrounds, never knowing one another, they both submitted abstracts that put forth the same beliefs and arguments, grounded in a desire to improve diversity in the workplace as a means to improve the quality of life in the black community.

Advancing the Dream through Faculty Diversity

Advancing the Dream through Faculty Diversity

The nurses who authored Looking for Black Nurse Leaders: A Call to Action and this article, each reached out to Minority Nurse in search of a place to share their experiences as nurses, as African Americans. From different areas of the country and different professional backgrounds, never knowing one another, they both submitted abstracts that put forth the same beliefs and arguments, grounded in a desire to improve diversity in the workplace as a means to improve the quality of life in the black community

First Generation Education

Ana Laura Meza

There's no denying that pursuing higher education is a massive undertaking. For first-generation students, the College Assistance Migrant Program makes all the difference in the world

North, South, East, West

North, South, East, West

Many nurses believe they should head to the nearest city when looking for a job, but whether you're considering a rural or urban area for employment, the need for nurses is widespread and growing.

Turning the Tide: Teen Pregnancy in Minority Communities

Martha Ledezma, R.N.

With the number of teenage pregnancies on the rise again, particularly in minority communities, nurses are dedicating themselves to mentoring and teaching young mothers to reverse the trend.

Understanding the Lived Experience of African American Dementia Caregivers: A Journey into Caregivers’ Experiential World

Understanding the Lived Experience of African American Dementia Caregivers: A Journey into Caregivers’ Experiential World

Despite groundbreaking research concerning the lived experiences of family members who care for persons with dementia, those surrounding African American family caregivers are still poorly understood. For the sake of improving the quality of life of family caregivers, it is a matter of importance to explore and better understand the African American experience.

Nurses and Eye Doctors: Teaming Up to Treat the Whole Patient

Nurses and Eye Doctors: Teaming Up to Treat the Whole Patient

Over 25 million Americans currently have diabetes. Perhaps more troubling is the 18.7% of all non-Hispanic blacks aged 20 years or older who currently have the disease. Fortunately, nurses can help combat this trend by fostering a partnership with optometrists, a key ally in early diabetes detection and prevention.

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