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The Modern Nurse
February 27, 2017

During his three-decade career as a nurse, Eric J. Williams, DNP, RN, CNE, has often been the first male or African-American to hold his position, including in his current roles as the first male president of the National Black Nurses Association (NBNA).

The Modern Nurse
June 28, 2016

“The term ‘male nurse’ immediately separates me from the rest of nursing,” said Chris Stallard, MSN, RN, FNP-C, COHC. “Whether it is meant in a positive or negative way, it sets me apart from every other nurse and makes me feel not quite 100 percent nurse.”

Insights from the New Nurse
June 28, 2016

Finding your way from college into your first job as a nurse can be confusing. We asked recent nursing school graduate, Ryan Bannan, RN, to share his tips for ensuring a smooth transition. Bannan is the immediate past president of the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA) and a New Grad Residency Program for the Intensive Care Unit at DeKalb Medical Center in Atlanta, Ga.

Podcasts
June 28, 2016
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This month on the Nursing Notes Live podcast we speak to two nurses and ask each of them how nurses affect individuals, organizations, and communities.

Spotlight
January 26, 2016

Did you know that nearly 11 percent of all nurses are men? Men have always played a big role in nursing, going all the way back to the first nursing school, in India in 250 B.C. While men are currently among the minority in the nursing profession, the number of male nurses in today’s workforce has dramatically increased from 2.7 percent in the 1970s.

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