Navigating Diversity in Nursing Practice
What is diversity and how do we handle it? From race and ethnicity to obesity and mental disorders, patients present themselves with a wide range of characteristics. As professional health care providers, we must be aware of these diversities and reflect competency in these cultural differences. This course, created by Jacqueline Mosley, MPH, MSN, ACNP-BC, RN, who has led the American Nurses Association project on diversity awareness, will provide significant insight on how to navigate this important nursing practice issue.
Purpose/Goal: To equip nurses to better meet the patient care needs of an increasingly diverse patient population.
1. Identify diversity issues that emerge in contemporary clinical practice settings.
2. Describe strategies and resources available to nurses to acknowledge and appreciate the existence of differences in attitudes, beliefs, and thoughts of different patient populations.
Jacqueline Mosley, MPH, MSN, RN, ACNP-BC-Her background includes numerous years working within research and clinical positions in a variety of nonprofit and private sector organizations. This experience is coupled with master’s level degrees in public health and nursing, and current progress toward a doctorate in health systems management.
Her background also includes more than 10 years professional experience in public health and clinical research in a variety settings including academia, community-based nonprofit organizations, the pharmaceutical industry, and a major hospital corporation. In addition, she has taught health policy and research methods at the undergraduate level. Her research interests include racial/ethnic health disparities, health economics, and research methods for evaluating patient outcomes and nursing workforce trends. As an acute care nurse practitioner she functions primarily in the critical care setting.
The planners and authors of this CNE activity have disclosed no relevant financial relationships with any commercial companies pertaining to this activity.
Contact Hours: 1
Expiration Date: 2/1/2015
Member Price: $15.00
Non-Member Price: $30.00