In Conversation: Dr. Kameko McGuire on Mental Health Awareness for BIPOC Nurses and Communities

Amid the pandemic, the mental health of healthcare professionals has been a great concern. The loss of patients and coworkers accompanied by long and stressful work hours and staffing issues exacerbates physical and mental exhaustion. BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) healthcare professionals are underrepresented and disproportionately affected.聽 With the complicated state of race … Keep Reading

What is a Forensic Nurse and How Do I Become One?

Nurses in all healthcare settings encounter victims of violence. The Bureau of Justice Statistics reported the number of persons age 12 or older who had been victims of violent crime rose from 2.7 million in 2015 to 3.1 million in 2017 (up 17% from 2015), a 2-year increase of 455,700 victims. Attending to the needs … Keep Reading