Filipino / Philippine nurses

Worth 1,000 Words

Worth 1,000 Words

This striking, colorful graphic was created by a Minority Nurse reader named Kimberly Repollo, BSN, RN, a 22-year-old Filipino nurse who lives in Canoga Park, California. “I’m a nurse and I love making art,” Kim writes.

Developing Chapter Champions

Now in its fourth year, the Philippine Nurses Association of America’s chapter leadership development program helps PNAA chapter presidents build crucial skills that will benefit them personally and professionally

Filipino Nurse Honored by Schering/KEY for Asthma and Allergy Awareness

Under the leadership of the National Association of School Nurses (NASN) and Schering/KEY, NASN’s primary corporate partner, the efforts of school nurses to teach students and parents about asthma and allergies are being recognized and rewarded.

PNAA Study Paints Portrait of Today’s Filipino Nurses

During the serious nursing shortage of the 1960s and ‘70s, hundreds of nurses from the Philippines were brought to America to fill RN staffing gaps. Many of these immigrant nurses chose to stay permanently in the U.S. and went on to achieve successful careers as clinicians and nurse educators.

Stories from Inside Military Nursing

Joseph D. Hacinas, R.N., M.S.N., C.N.S., P.H.N.

Two military nurses share their stories, from the stress of coordinating care in a combat zone to dealing with prejudice and personal growth, all while caring for those serving in the U.S. armed forces

Directing Our Destiny

Directing Our Destiny

The Philippine Nurses Association of America marks its 30th year of advocacy and activism on behalf of Filipino nurses in the U.S. and around the world

Culture and Autism

Culture and Autism

A nurse with an autistic son and a multicultural marriage shares her personal insights on how different cultures have different ways of thinking about and coping with autism in the family

Giving Voice to the “Invisible Minority”

Although often hidden within the broader category of “Asian nurses,” Filipino nurses bring their own unique culture and abilities to America’s health care profession

Peer Power

Not content with just helping local students succeed, San José’s Filipino Nursing Students Association sets its sights on creating a nationwide support network

Philippine Nurses in the U.S.—Yesterday and Today

During the mid 20th Century, thousands of nurses from the Philippines migrated to the
United States in search of the American dream. Today a whole new generation of nurses is following the trail they blazed.

It's MinorityNurse.com's 10th Anniversary!

MinorityNurse.com 10th Anniversary

What started as just a companion website to the printed magazine is now a leading nursing resource.

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