Monday, May 31, 2010

Nurses with hearing loss

NurseTogether has an article titled, "Adapt, Compensate and Tune Into the Lights: Nurses w/ Hearing Loss." The story is about a nurse who suffered hearing loss while serving in the Navy. The story is an excerpt from “Nursing Students with Disabilities Change the Course” by Donna Maheady, EdD, ARNP

Monday, May 10, 2010

Nurses With Disabilities: Another Minority Group

There's a great article on MinorityNurse.com titled, "Nurses With Disabilities: Another Minority Group."
People with disabilities are one of the most underrepresented voices in nursing. But like nurses of color, they have a lot to say about overcoming discrimination and barriers to take their rightful place in the profession.
To read that story, click here.

Friday, May 7, 2010

National Nurses Week 2010

National Nurses Week is celebrated annually from May 6, also known as National Nurses Day, through May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale, the founder of modern nursing.

Success Strategies for Nursing Students with Mental Illness

On MinorityNurse.com, there's a nice article titled, "Success Strategies for Nursing Students with Mental Illness"  by Cara T. Hoepner, MS, RN, CNS, NP and Donna Maheady, EdD, ARNP.

Here's the tagline: "Perseverance, support systems, wellness plans and peer networking can help students living with "hidden disabilities" survive and thrive in nursing school."

Click here to view that article.