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Jun 2016
SDBNA Board of Directors

April 9, 2016 SAN DIEGO BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION, INC. Laura Johnson, SDBNA Contributing Writer An evening of fancy dress, pomp, elegance, recognition and acceptance of 40 years of community healthcare services and accomplishments.  That was San Diego Black Nurses Association Ruby Celebration: Honoring the Past, Celebrating the Present and Preparing for the Future.  The Sheraton Bay Towers on Harbor Island was the setting.  The event also celebrated 40 years of awarding scholarships to nursing students, of which more than $200,000 has been bestowed. The Ruby Celebration Committee consisted of: Denise Alston, Lottie......

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19
May 2016
Nursing: Then and Now

When I think about how nursing was when I started over 40 years ago and compare it to how it is today, I sometimes wonder “How did I do it”? When I think of how the profession has changed, I wonder if younger nurses can appreciate what us ‘old timers’ went through. At times I look at the young nurses I work with and think, man, you have it so easy! Back in my day….you fill in the blank. No, I am not foolish enough to think Nursing School or passing the......

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19
May 2016
Geri-Zollicoffer-2nd-VP

I chose leadership at this time because of my many years of Supervisory/Management experience; however, obtaining my degree will further improve my skills in management, leadership and research. With today’s changing health care arena, efficient, effective and creative management is required for long-term success. One area I am most passionate about is my commitment to, and work within the San Diego Black Nurses Association, Inc. (SDBNA). Personal affiliations and networking, such as that provided by SDBNA is vital for nurses in general, but especially for nurse leaders. Participation within this type of......

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