By serving as patient advocates, educating their peers and breaking down cultural barriers, nurses can help sickle cell disease patients overcome pain management disparities and receive more equitable care.
Today’s unprecedented demand for more culturally and linguistically competent emergency nurses means there’s never been a better time for minority nurses to pursue careers in this exciting, rewarding specialty
From telephone language lines to video interpreting systems, a variety of options are available to help health care facilities eliminate language barriers and provide better care to patients with limited English proficiency
The ANA proudly presented trailblazing educator, researcher, author and advocate Hattie M. Bessent, EdD, MSN, RN, FAAN with its Hall of Fame Award at the association’s 2008 Biennial House of Delegates meeting, held this past summer in Washington, D.C.
A new study conducted by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing suggests that rape victims with dark skin are less likely to have their physical injuries detected, treated and documented as evidence by the sexual assault nurse examiners (SANEs) or other health care professionals who examine them.