Nursing school diversity directors

Nursing School Diversity Directors: What Do They Do and What Difference Are They Making?

Nursing School Diversity Directors: What Do They Do and What Difference Are They Making?

Although their titles and job descriptions vary from school to school, these professionals have one thing in common: a deep commitment to creating a more culturally inclusive nursing profession.

Learning About Difference

A growing number of nursing schools are implementing cultural competency programs to prepare nursing students to care for a diverse patient population

Healing from the Bitter Pill of Incivility

Healing from the Bitter Pill of Incivility

Bullying has captured national attention lately, as “youthful teasing” escalates to pervasive, malicious, even dangerous levels. Yet, if only bullying stopped at high school. Nursing schools, hospitals, and private practices may not see schoolyard taunts, but incivility in the workplace certainly exists. Many minority nurses and other health professionals still experience various forms of prejudice at the workplace—not just from patients but each other. Here an expert on workplace bullying explores some examples and describes how nurses and schools of nursing can foster a more civil workplace.

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