Acknowledging NCNA's Racist History, Part 1: 1902-1949

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Phoebe Ann Pollitt PhD, Associate Professor (Creator)
Appalachian State University (ASU )
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Abstract: As part of the Board of Directors' new strategic priority, Relentless Inclusion, the North Carolina Nurses Association is spending much of 2023 on a multipronged effort to address racism within the nursing profession. A significant part of that effort includes owning and reckoning with the association's own racist past. NCNA asked Dr. Phoebe Pollitt, Vice Chair of the Nursing History Council, to take the lead on a series of articles for the Tar Heel Nurse examining the association's formation, evolution, and examples of events that could and should have been handled differently.

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Pollitt, P. (2023). Acknowledging NCNA's Racist History, Part 1: 1902-1949. Tar Heel Nurse, Spring 2023, pages 9, 13-16. NC Docks permission to re-print granted by author.
Language: English
Date: 2023
NCNA, nursing, nursing in North Carolina, racism

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