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  • Healthcare is a Human Right

    This post is written by Mbettie Worrell, BA, BSN, RN, a graduate student in the Adult/Gerontology Nurse Practitioner program at the University of Pennsylvania School of Nursing in Philadelphia. Consider these scenarios: A six-year-old girl is found dying from a disease that has had a vaccine available for decades. A young woman lay ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on February 10, 2014
  • Reporting From NBNA—Promoting AIDS Testing

    AIDS seemed to be a hot topic Wednesday at the National Black Nurses Association Convention in Toronto. The last full day of the conference commenced with a spirited skit that raised awareness about how nurses can best encourage testing and navigate sensitive issues in caring for patients with recently diagnosed with AIDS. The topic came up again ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on August 7, 2009
  • Reporting From NBNA—A Look at Global Health

    Greetings from the 37th annual National Black Nurses Association conference! There was certain energy among the attendees on Tuesday, which was enhanced by the sea of red everyone was wearing as part of the ''Go Red, Girlfriend'' campaign by the American Heart Association. Lots of talk today about global health concerns. One of the most ...
    Posted to ADVANCE Perspective: Nurses (Weblog) on August 5, 2009