I just read an article regarding nurses calling themselves “doctor.” It appears that physicians are upset about the whole DNP situation, and are about to put up a fight. After reading the article I had more questions and frustrations than ever! I think this directly relates to the (awesome) discussion that was started two posts … Continue reading Who can be called “Doctor”?
I am a Registered Nurse with 22 years of experience, and I have had an anti-prohibition stance in regards to marijuana (cannabis) for 30 years. I was fortunate that when I moved from California to Maine 6 years ago, I was introduced to Maine’s amazing medical cannabis program. I have also been able to study … Continue reading A Nurse’s Perspective on Cannabis (Marijuana), Legalization, and Safety.
The following are the comments made on the workshop feedback form January 23, 2021 What did you learn about yourself that was unexpected? I need to keep chipping away on this journey of undoing white supremacy. – it’s not about doing, its about being– stop focusing on we/them and focus on I/me– white guilt doesn’t … Continue reading Feedback – Beyond White Fragility Workshop
Go to the main “Overdue Reckoning” page Each week we invited participants to give us feedback on the experience in the “Overdue Reckoning on Racism in Nursing” session for that week. Below are the results for each week. October 10, 2020 Feedback Number of participants: 103 What I appreciated the most is . . . … Continue reading Feedback
by Guest Contributor Kathleen M. Clark, DNP, RNEdited by Kaija Freborg, DNP, BSN Racism is a public health issue and has been the root cause of health disparities for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color (BIPOC) in our country for over 400 years. The recent killing of George Floyd has brought this emergent issue to … Continue reading The Aftermath of George Floyd’s Death: How 8 Minutes + 46 Seconds Affected the Health of a Community