Teen pregnancy, once a declining problem, is once again on the rise, particularly in minority communities. To combat the trend, one Massachusetts nurse started a program aimed at educating students and parents about teen pregnancy before it occurs.
Every newborn enters the world with the unlimited promise and potential of a life yet to be lived. However, alarming research conducted in Utah has revealed that all babies may not have the same chances, particularly those born to African Americans and Pacific Islanders.
This month, researchers at the University of Rhode Island’s College of Nursing will present their latest findings from a 23-year-long study of premature infants, the longest running study of its kind in the United States, at the Congress of the European Group of Pediatric Work Physiology at the U
From the neonatal ward to young adults, minority nurses are fighting for the future health of their communities. These nurses are leading innovative new programs and advocating for disparities that exist even for their smallest patients.
Are you looking for an opportunity to help change the lives of some of the most vulnerable patients in the entire health care system? Consider psychiatric-mental health nursing—a specialty with an urgent need for more minority nurses.
Although budget cutbacks are restricting hiring in some states, America’s school districts are facing an unprecedented need for school nurses who can provide care to students with a diverse range of cultural and medical needs.
Immunization levels for minority children and adults still lag behind those of the majority population. Many federally funded initiatives are working to combat this disparity--and minority nurses are fighting in the front lines.
From multilingual patient education materials to articles about health conditions that disproportionately affect children of color, information to help you care for today’s culturally diverse families is just a mouse click away