Nurses


13
Jun 2016
Nurse of the year 2016 Dorothy Munns

SDBNA Members Accomplishments!! NURSE OF THE YEAR 2016: DOROTHY MUNSS. THANK YOU SDBNA! Being honored with the Nurse of the Year Award for 2016 was a great surprise and an honor. I was previously honored with this prestigious award in 2008 and it is humbling to be selected a second time. I joined the San Diego Black Nurses Association in 1976. I have been a very active member serving in many roles including President twice. Now retired, my availability is limited by the responsibilities of care giving for my husband, but I continue......

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08
Jun 2016
Nurse Residency Part 3

Last Leg of the Nurse Residency Program Adventure When last I left you I was anxiously preparing for transitioning to a critical care unit, taking my ECG exam and beginning prep for interviewing. My cohort and is spent less time in the classroom and more time in our units as we prepared to move into our various areas around the hospital. We are all now ready to truly prove ourselves and make it clear to our overseers that we are ready. Again no week is exactly identical and I can honestly say......

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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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