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    Careers in Nephrology Nursing

    Charlotte Thomas-Hawkins, PhD, RN, CNN, assistant professor at Rutgers, The State University of Jersey, College of Nursing, and winner of the American Nephrology Nurses’ Association (ANNA)’s 2005 Nurse Researcher of the Year award. According to the dictionary, nephrology is “a branch of medicine concerned with the kidneys.” To nurses who work within this specialty, however,

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    Healthcare Disparities in African Americans

    In the United States, race once defined an individual’s level of freedom, including where they could enter, sit, and eat. Today, with African Americans at a higher risk than White Americans for obesity, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease, race also defines the quality of healthcare, making health disparities in African Americans the true

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    Slam-dunk Your Professional Job Interview!

    “In any job interview, you should prove that in your life you’ve achieved the goals that you set out to accomplish,” says Mark Morales. “Let your greatest accomplishments speak for themselves, and be sure to express that you truly want the job.” Morales’ advice to allied health job seekers comes from extensive experience. He is

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    • Healthcare Disparities in African Americans

      Healthcare Disparities in African Americans

      In the United States, race once defined an individual’s level of freedom, including where they could enter, sit, and eat. Today, with African Americans at a higher risk than White Americans for obesity, high blood pressure, stroke, and heart disease, race also defines the quality of healthcare, making health disparities …
    • 6 Tips to Help With Final Exam Stress

      6 Tips to Help With Final Exam Stress

      If the thought of your nursing school final exam schedule has you harried and anxious, it’s time to take a step back and figure out some tricks to help you get through this very stressful time. 1.Get Help If you don’t understand some of the material you know will be …
    • When Faced with Discrimination, Practice Mindfulness

      When Faced with Discrimination, Practice Mindfulness

      A patient calls you a racial slur. A coworker makes a racially charged statement. A family member makes a racial joke and anticipates you will laugh with them. How would you respond to such hurtful comments? Do you respond by confronting them verbally? Do you scold them? Or do you …