anjelica replied to the topic The History of Racism in Nursing in the forum Commission's Foundational Report on Racism in Nursing 4 months, 2 weeks ago
This was an eye-opening read. Thank you for posting and spreading awareness. Several topics stood out to me, most notably racism showing up in policies. Some of the best intentions can have harmful consequences. Requiring entry-level nurses to have a bachelor’s degree sounds innovative. However, this places minorities at a disadvantage. Many e…[Read more]
Thank you, Kim Manturuk, for being transparent and bringing this issue to light.
I always considered double-blind and peer-review research to be the gold standard. It didn’t occur to me to investigate those doing the studies. Double-blind research, unfortunately, can mask both unintended and intended biases. This reminds me of the 1993 NIH i…[Read more]
anjelica replied to the topic Bills restricting or banning nurses with doctorate degrees from using "doctor" in the forum The Controversy of the DOCTOR Title 4 months, 2 weeks ago
I’m currently a DNP student in California. After reading both Florida HB 583 and California AB 765, the Wood bill is short-sighted and doesn’t provide the clarification it intends. In the Florida HB 583 Bill, paragraph G addresses non-physicians with a doctoral degree. It provides a new abbreviation of “D.” instead of “Dr.” but allows…[Read more]