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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
February 15, 2017

In honor of African-American History Month, the Campaign is reflecting on African-American nurses who made significant contributions to the nursing profession. Despite centuries of oppression and prejudice, these three nursing pioneers – and countless others – overcame adversity and broke through barriers to pave the way for nurses of all backgrounds.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
September 26, 2016

Scharmaine Lawson-Baker, DNP, FNP-BC, RN, FAANP, is a family nurse practitioner in New Orleans, La. who also created a children’s book series celebrating nursing.

Advancing Culturally Competent Care
March 4, 2016

The most exciting milestone I have witnessed in mental health nursing over the past few years is the continued acceptance of mentally ill patients and the growing popularity and success of anti-stigma campaigns. These types of initiatives help encourage individuals to seek mental healthcare sooner and discuss their mental health symptoms.

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