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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. We have all seen on the news the terrible scene that played out in the streets in Minnesota when George Floyd, an unarmed 46-year-old black male, was arrested by the Minnesota Police for attempted forgery at a convenience store. The action was caught...
  3. Dr. Susan Moore, 52, died of complications related to COVID-19 in St. Vincent Carmel Hospital in Carmel, Indiana. A Black physician, she posted on social media about her treatment in and discharge from another area hospital. Her post describes what s...
  4. So California is going to put affirmative action back on the ballot in November. Black legislators are for repealing the affirmative action ban, Asian lawmakers largely against it. I definitely do think there's a systemic racism problem in America, a...
  5. I am currently in my last semester of clinical and I’m appalled at the amount of racism! On my first day of clinical I followed a nurse that made comments such as: Black people are obnoxious and loud! How could a nurse say such things! I also followe...
  6. 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...
  7. SafetyNurse1968

    Do Black Nurses Have a Different Experience?

    I reached out to Mary, an old college acquaintance, to ask if she would talk to me about her experiences as a black nurse. I was concerned that asking her to talk about her history might be triggering or an imposition and I wanted to honor her willin...
  8. 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...
  9. I am growing tired of racism in dallas fort worth area.
  10. Have you witness a resident verbally discriminating a coworker? How pathetic that its still lives in the minds of our elderly.
  11. lpnnursingstudent33

    Racism in Nursing

    I am a Cardiac Monitor Technicican at the best facility in a suburban facility. I've been there 5 years. It used to be a big trauma center, but they had to merge with upmc so it is just a community hospital basically it is a nursing home with a E.R....
  12. delirium

    Racism in nursing

    Just kidding! I couldn't help it. We haven't had a good beat a dead horse topic around here in awhile... I miss the controversy.
  13. 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...
  14. Read in its entirety: Aunt Jemima brand to change name, remove image that Quaker says is 'based on a racial sterotype' Other companies will follow suit: Uncle Ben's rice to change brand as part of parent company's stance against racism.
  15. We all love evidence-based practice right? Well the evidence the Wall Street Journal provides shows there is not a systemic targeting of black Americans. In fact, the evidence provided (links below) show that the number of shootings are less than exp...
  16. KCIN

    Racism in nursing

    Please share your experiences.I am not a white female nurse, and occasions have risen where I have suspected that I was victimized because of my race.I just moved on and ignored it, because people who have a problem such as racism, # 1, may not even ...
  17. ShaniquaRN

    Racism in Healthcare ---

    I dont know if i posted this already but as an African American i am very upset at the way the professor gates was treated during his arrest in Cambridge Massachusets. Isn't it plain to everybody that the police were profiling Mr. Gates simply becau...
  18. I love my job as a nurse and I would never think of doing anything else, but I am so sick of the stigma that I am not a real nurse because of my color. Maybe it's just the area that I live in, but 8 times out of 10 when I enter a patients room they a...
  19. “Am I going to die?” I could hear the naked fear in Jim’s voice as he whispered his deepest concern while I sat beside him. Still in his prime at 56, pancreatic cancer had quickly robbed him of his strength, stripping off muscle-mass and leavi...
  20. National Nurses United's Statement on Protests and Systemic Racism Stop Blaming Underlying Health Conditions and Comorbidities Following a weekend of nationwide protests, National Nurses United (NNU) today said the nation is long overdue in conf...
  21. Supervisors at Abington Memorial Hospital in Philadelphia have explained that they sought only to avoid a confrontation when they told African American employees to stay out of a patient's room after a man ordered that no blacks assist in the deliver...
  22. CapeCodMermaid

    Bigotry/Racism in SNF's

    OKAY---here's the problem. We have a lot of demented residents, as do you all, I'm sure. Many of them hate black people, Haitians, Portugese people...they are always saying things like "she hurt me...you know those kind stick together"...or, "she's m...
  23. firstyearstudent

    Racism: Expanding Compassion

    I never thought of myself as a racist, but I'm noticing in clinical that I've been more compassionate and supportive and possibly giving better care to patients that I see as like me. This sometimes happens with people who are the same race, but can ...
  24. I interviewed at a hospital last week and was SHOCKED by something the nurse manager said. She said, We have a black LPN here, and he's really good---he doesn't have that black attitude. Even the white ladies like him." She also asked me if I am h...
  25. dddubbu

    RACISM IN NURSING

    RACISM. I hope that this is the correct place for this post, but I am in need of help. My brother ( black male working in a town which is 96% white, 3.8% other) who is also a nurse is currently working in the Dakotas and has been there for over a ye...