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.
While no one wants to imagine that another 9/11 or a bioterrorism attack could happen, the reality is that nurses and communities must be prepared to respond to such threats. Nurses of color can play a crucial leadership role in bringing culturally competent terrorism preparedness to America’s diverse communities.
Many minority nurses are concerned about making health care education more accessible to low-income students. But how many nurses actually start their own college? Linda Smith did--with a little help from above.
From summer institutes and nursing school courses to workshops and online resources, many options are available to help minority nurses learn about the health care implications of the new genetics and genomics