The well-established role of clinical nurse specialist (CNS) and the emerging role of clinical nurse leader (CNL) both offer nurses an exceptional opportunity to make a real difference in improving minority health outcomes
Back in the days when segregation was the law of the land, they opened
doors of educational opportunity that produced generations of distinguished
African American nurses. Today, HBCU nursing programs are building on
that legacy to prepare the black nursing leaders of the 21st century
Women of color have higher incidence rates of this serious autoimmune disease than their white counterparts. They also tend to have a more severe and aggressive form of the disease. What role can nurses play in helping to fight lupus disparities?
Once upon a time there was a nurse who felt bad because not enough African American men wanted to be nurses. So she decided to do something about it. She wrote a children’s book called My Hero, My Dad The Nurse.