Apr 2017
Pearls of Excellence

SAN DIEGO BLACK NURSES ASSOCIATION, INC. (SDBNA) “PEARLS OF EXCELLENCE IN NURSING EDUCATION” Laura Johnson, Contributing Writer Beautiful yellow daffodils have burst into bloom signaling the arrival of spring – time to clean up, fix up, clean out, change and move forward.  Another perennial event occurred on Saturday, April 8th at the beautiful Admiral Baker Clubhouse setting.  SDBNA celebrated their 41st Annual Scholarship Awards Program.  Three member RNs enrolled in advanced degree programs were awarded scholarships: Karen Mitchell-Keels, committee member of both the Annual Prayer Breakfast and the Scholarship Awards Program.  Karen......

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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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