Cross Country Healthcare and FAU College of Nursing Co-Host Diversity in Nursing Webinar

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July 27, 2020 02:14 AM (GMT-04:00)
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Cross Country Healthcare and Florida Atlantic University’s (FAU) Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing recently co-hosted a very important and timely webinar titled, “Diversity in Nursing.” The webinar was live streamed at 2:00 p.m. ET on July 16, 2020 and was co-hosted by Hank Drummond, PhD, RN, Senior Vice President/Chief Clinical Officer at Cross Country Healthcare and Safiya George, PhD, APRN-BC, FAANP, Dean and Professor at FAU’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing. A variety of enlightening data and insights were shared regarding the various forms of diversity in nursing and their impact on the profession. Additional speakers and the webinar’s agenda are detailed below.

Additional Speakers and Panelists:

Kay Edwards, DrPH, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN
Professor and Associate Dean for Academic Programs
Director of the College of Nursing’s Health Equity Initiative

Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Florida Atlantic University

Armiel Suriaga MSN-RN, PhDc
Professor and PhD Candidate 
Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing
Florida Atlantic University

Melissa Durbin, MSN,RN,NEA
Chief Nursing Officer/VP
Boca Raton Regional Hospital

Diversity in Nursing Webinar Agenda:

  1. Welcome and Introductions
  2. Overview of Diversity in Nursing
  3. Unconscious Bias
  4. Health Disparities
  5. Men in Nursing
  6. Diversity in Nursing Workforce and Faculty
  7. Recruitment and Retention
  8. Question and Answer Session

If you were unable to attend, you are invited to listen to a recording of our Diversity in Nursing webinar at your convenience. Please be sure to follow our social media channels for details on our upcoming webinars in this series as well as other media events as they are announced.

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