The National Black Nurses Association’s Institute of Excellence is more than just a showcase for the outstanding achievements of African American nursing leaders--it’s also helping to increase opportunities for future leadership development.
How much do your patients know about peripheral arterial disease (PAD), a common and dangerous cardiovascular condition that is an especially serious health threat for African Americans? There’s a good chance the answer is: not very much.
This past summer, the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) opened its first-ever NCLEX testing center in the Philippines--a country that is one of the world’s biggest exporters of foreign-educated nurses to the United States.
Q: When is a continuing education program more than just a way to earn those all-important CEUs? A: When it’s also part of a national outreach effort to engage nurses in the fight against one of the nation’s most tragic minority health disparities.