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Advancing Culturally Competent Care

Features nurses, nursing programs and schools championing culturally competent patient care, as a pathway to improved patient outcomes, increased respect between patients and providers, and advocacy for vulnerable patients in the local community.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
January 31, 2018

What do a nurse, a handyman, and an occupational therapist have in common?

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
January 17, 2018

2018 marks the fourth year of the National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) Hispanics in Nursing campaign to increase the number of Hispanic nurses. In addition to providing information about which classes to take in high school to prepare for nursing prerequisites and highlighting the profiles of Latino nurse role models, the campaign provides access to Mentors Connection, a database of Latino nurses who can provide career guidance, advice, and cultural perspective to prospective nurses.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
January 17, 2018

The University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing BAMA-Latino Project is working to achieve the goal of a health workforce that mirrors the nation’s diverse population.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
October 26, 2017

Marcus Henderson, BSN, and Ian McCurry, BSN, RN, are co-founders and chief operations officers of Up and Running Healthcare Solutions, which was born from a project they developed while in nursing school to address health disparities facing homeless people in Philadelphia, Penn. We recently spoke to them about their initiative, and how nurses and small interventions can make a big difference in addressing health disparities faced by homeless populations.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
July 25, 2017

Healthcare providers often need support when delivering care to culturally diverse patient populations. We recently spoke with Beth Lincoln, MSN, RN, NP, president of the Transcultural Nursing Society (TCNS), to learn more about how transcultural nurses provide culturally sensitive care to patients from around the world.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
April 26, 2017

Raya Zoe El-Khoury Cupler believes there are no boundaries to nursing care. Inspired by a personal connection to the plight of refugees, Raya, a junior at Chamberlain College of Nursing in Columbus, Ohio, has dedicated her time to working with refugee organizations delivering medical care to refugees of war and conflict zones in the Middle East.

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