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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.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
December 15, 2017

Throughout this year, nurses who have recently started careers in various specialties have shared advice, inspiration, and insights for students considering different nursing paths. Whether you are heading into your final semester of nursing school or beginning a career of your own, here are some of the best pieces of advice we’ve received this year to guide you on your journey to becoming a nurse.

Podcasts
November 1, 2017
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In this episode of the Nursing Notes Live podcast, we talk to Marcus Henderson, BSN, and Ian McCurry, BSN, RN, recent graduates from the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing. Marcus and Ian developed a project entitled, "Homeless Health and Nursing: Building Community Partnerships for a Healthier Future," to address health disparities facing homeless individuals in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. We discuss their project and their plans for the future as they continue their collaboration as co-founders and chief operations officers of Up and Running Healthcare Solutions.

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.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
August 31, 2017

Growing up with nurses in her family, Kimberley Munn, RN, BSN, OCN, was exposed to medical science and the art of helping others early on in life. Read on to learn about the everyday life of this new oncology nurse and why she loves her chosen specialty.

Getting Real: Nursing Today
June 23, 2017

While midwives are well-known for attending births, certified nurse-midwives (CNMs) also provide various levels of prenatal, reproductive and primary care for many patients. We spoke with Samantha, a recent graduate of the Nurse-Midwifery/Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner (NM/WHNP) program at the Georgetown University School of Nursing & Health Studies in Washington, D.C., about the unique aspects of her specialty and why she loves being a CNM.

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