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School of Nursing Takes on a (Simulated) Disaster

Rhode Island College Impact

Disaster simulation exercises don't just make nursing students better prepared for crisis – they make the state better prepared, too.

Class of 2021: Master's Degree Grad to Land at Military's Top Hospital

Jeff has risen through the ranks of the Navy since 2010 and will become a clinical nurse specialist at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center this summer.

RIC School of Nursing Accepts the Nurses Climate Challenge

Rhode Island College Impact

“Nurses need to have a voice. They can see the impact in the human body of the decisions that are being made at the policy level."

What is Cultural Competence & Why is it Critical for RIC's School of Nursing?

Lack of cultural competence interferes with the quality of care patients of color and non-English-speaking patients receive, says alumna Valerie Almeida-Monroe, director of clinical services at Clinica Esperanza.

Student Nurses of Color & New Taskforce Ignite Call to Action

"When we talk about diversifying the nursing workforce, we need to ask why there is a lack of diversity," says Turnipseed. "Why are student nurses of color struggling? What is different about their experiences than their white counterparts?

RIC Alum First Female Nurse to Become Hospital President in R.I.

Rhode Island College Impact

"I began my career at The Miriam after completing my B.S.N. at Rhode Island College in 1987," Ducharme says. "I will never forget the lessons I learned there."

Rhode Island College Celebrates 50 Years of Nursing Excellence

Rhode Island College Impact

How has RIC's School of Nursing managed to maintain such a high degree of success over such a long period of time?

From Unlikely Soldier to Honorable Veteran to Master's in Nursing

Once not certain about a military career, Tracey Giniatt, pictured at right with her daughter, advises students to consider options in the armed services.

Bilingualism: A Comforting Skill to Help Latinx Patients

Rhode Island College Impact

In this time of pandemic, it is important to stay protected, every person needs to become more conscious about their health overall.

Pandemic Exposes Long-Standing Problems in Nursing Homes

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has given us a real opportunity to re-think nursing homes and to transform long-term care, says Catherine Taylor, executive director of Age-Friendly Rhode Island.