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Agendas for change

Nursing’s path for growth, diversity, and health equity. Even as nurses worldwide confront one of the gravest crises in modern times, the nursing profession keeps looking forward and…

Asking difficult questions

Inclusive nursing assessment in a new era of healthcare Takeaways: Collecting information about race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, and gender identity is a critical step for building an inclusive…
Diana Baptiste. DNP, MSN, RN

Diversity Matters

My unique experiences as an African-American woman and nurse have shaped my passion for promoting health among vulnerable populations. Diana Baptiste. DNP, MSN, RN I was born in…

Diversity, equity, and inclusion

Elevate clinician voices through an interprofessional core council. Takeaways: Diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) efforts strive to improve healthcare for everyone. Health equity requires supporting nurses and providing…

Heavy Reading: Inside Nursing

Diversity, equity, and inclusion can’t be authentically incorporated into curricula when faculty assign textbooks that harm those whose health they seek to protect. For instance, nursing textbooks can…

Legacies of leadership

In recognition of Black History Month, the American Nurses Association (ANA) is pleased to highlight extraordinary nurse leaders for their outstanding contributions to healthcare equity and diversity. The…

Let’s hear it for the boys

Diversity in nursing—including nurses of all genders, races, ethnicities, and backgrounds—ensures empathetic and equitable patient care. Takeaways: Nursing struggles to reach an equitable number of applicants and matriculants…

Nursing shortage: 3 ways to prepare

By Julie Cullen, Managing Editor, American Nurse Today As the nursing shortage looms, healthcare organizations and leaders must take steps to address it now. These three strategies can…

Our journey along the Pathway to Excellence®

A rural community hospital shares its story of designation and re-designation.  Takeaways: Pathway to Excellence® is an evolving process that roadmaps opportunities to enhance nursing recruitment and retention,…
ana nurse connection

The ANA-nurse connection

Advancing the nursing profession and healthcare together FIRST, I’d like to wish everyone a happy and healthy new year and thank you in advance for all the great work…

Vital actions

Diversity, inclusion pave the way to a healthier nation Just over 2 years ago, the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing (the Commission) started its consequential efforts…

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