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  1. jeastridge

    Racism in Nursing: Is It Real?

    Hope is invented every day. - James Baldwin Racism Among Nurses is a Real ThingNurses on the non-caucasian spectrum of melanin content in their skin can tell you—if you ask. In this Summer of upheaval, we hear the headlines every day: Black lives ma...
  2. Lovethenurse2b25

    How do you deal with workplace discrimination?

    For first time in my nursing career I left work with my feelings extremely hurt not because of my performance but because I'm not allowed to be myself. So I just started working at a teaching hospital. It is day 4 for me out of a 9 week traini...
  3. simba and mufasa

    When You See Something, Say Something

    "In the end, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends. We must live together as brothers or perish together as fools." - Dr. Martin Luther King Racism in nursing is real. It starts in nursing school, occurs...
  4. Racism in healthcare is real. It is so pervasive and sinister, it is expected. Many accept it as an unwelcomed guest, but the White privileged exploit it as a weapon at will. Have you ever walked into a patient's room and been told? " I don't...
  5. AZRNMSN

    Is Discrimination too strong a word?

    I would love some feedback from fellow nurses. I sometimes take care of covid-19 positive patients on a separate pod set up to maintain safety. I utilize PPE and feel comfortable. I have recently had a negative blood drawn antibody test (but as we kn...
  6. TheCommuter

    Racial Refusals In Nursing

    For starters, 'racial refusal' is a term I constructed several years ago to denote the practice of patients and / or family members who refuse care from certain nurses, physicians, aides, techs and other healthcare workers solely because of the careg...
  7. Nurse Beth

    Ageism in Nursing

    Barbara, a nurse of 27 years, left her job interview with the strong feeling that they were not going to “be in touch”. She was dismayed because it had taken several applications to land one interview. Her skills were solid and her work history exemp...
  8. Emergent

    Backlash against Whites in Africa

    A friend of mine has a son who is a missionary in Africa. I don't remember which country, it's a rural, underdeveloped area. They are now afraid of Whites, since they consider Europeans and Americans as disease carriers. People will point and ye...