Minority nurses

The 3rd Annual Florence Stroud Black History Month Conference Series

Date: 
Friday, February 28, 2014 - 08:00
Location: 
Samuel Merritt University Health Education Center
400 Hawthorne Ave
94609 Oakland , CA
United States
Description: 

Conference Purpose:
1. To address the issues facing minority student enrollment and graduation from nursing school
2. To address the lack of minority nurses in the nursing profession

1st Annual Salary Survey

While there is a range in how much nurses earn, nurses reported making more money this year than they earned five years ago.

Congratulations to Minority Nurse’s 2008 Scholarship Winners!

Ms. Jessy Johnson

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 9th Annual Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program awards. Ms. Mary Jo Coll, a nursing student at Drexel University, and Ms.

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.

Bienvenido, enfermeras de Connecticut!

Bienvenido, enfermeras de Connecticut!

The Constitution State now has its own chapter of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses, new as of spring 2010!

Scholarship winners prove their worth

Scholarship winners prove their worth

Pursuing a graduate nursing degree poses many challenges, from finding the right program to fitting classes into busy schedules. But there's one problem that always seems more common than others: finding a way to pay for it.

15th Anniversary Retrospective

15th Anniversary Retrospective

We have been watching the field of nursing transform and evolve for a decade and a half. This is our tribute to all of you who have facilitated those changes.

Social media savvy

Social media savvy

Companies, individuals, college deans, celebrities, even fictional characters— it seems like everyone has a Twitter account. And a Facebook account. Probably LinkedIn and a slew of others too. Do you need to be plugged in to these social media outlets? Of course not.

It's a bird! It’s a plane! It's SuperNurse!

They jump into action when lives are on the line. They fearlessly face death and danger. They have to change into a special outfit before they can do their duty. While these behaviors sound a lot like a comic book superhero, all of these descriptions are true of nurses too.

Study finds more hospital-related infection due to burned-out nurses

Study finds more hospital-related infection due to burned-out nurses

Two kinds of hospital-acquired infections—catheter-associated urinary tract infections and surgical site infections—have been on the rise, according to a new study.

How to Become a Nurse Informaticist

How to Become a Nurse Informaticist

The second column in a series, this article explores the educational and experiential pathways toward informatics.

Online Versus Traditional Nursing Education: Which Program Meets Your Needs?

Online Versus Traditional Nursing Education: Which Program Meets Your Needs?

As online degree programs have increased in popularity over the last few years, many prospective students may wonder about the similarities and differences between online and traditional nursing programs.

Caring for Our Aging Population

Caring for Our Aging Population

As the population ages in unprecedented numbers and is living longer than at any other time in history, the field of gerontological nursing is facing big changes with staffing needs and day-to-day practices.

Nurses for Hire: A Nationwide Look at Nursing

Hector M. Benitez

While the nursing profession has felt some effects of the economic downturn during the past several years, it still remains one of the most stable careers in the country. It's a profession that can't be outsourced, and many employers are hungry for well-trained nurses to join their organizations. 

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

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

Man Enough: The 20 X 20 Choose Nursing Campaign

The American Assembly for Men in Nursing profiles the progress of its campaign for a 20% increase in the number of male nurses in the workforce by 2020. Through image marketing, research, and advocacy, male nurses are increasing their presence at the bedside as well as in today's culture.

Licensing Board Complaints and Investigations: What Every Nurse Should Know

Licensing Board Complaints and Investigations: What Every Nurse Should Know

Though you're probably aware of the legal troubles nurses sometimes face, no one starts a day on the hospital
floor braced for a legal showdown. But these things happen to the best of nurses. Hopefully, your career will be nothing but smooth sailing, but you should still prepare yourself with knowledge. Lawyer and former Texas Board of Nursing counselor Phong P. Phan offers an introduction to the process and some do's and don'ts for nurses.

Essential Tips for First-Year Nurses

Essential Tips for First-Year Nurses

A nurse educator of 15 years outlines best practice tips that new nurses aren’t usually taught in the classroom. From the clinical to the personal, these bedside words of wisdom can help new nurses achieve balance in their careers.

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