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Care and empathy are traits that Julia Sampaio, a leukemia survivor, intends to use after she graduates with a nursing degree.
Nursing student Jelyssa D’Lugo ‘22 knew when she transferred to RIC that she wanted to be as involved as possible on campus. She couldn’t have predicted just how much she would do.
Ducharme is the first female nurse to become a hospital president in R.I.
Rhode Island College School of Nursing — a regional leader in innovation and simulation.
Disaster simulation exercises don't just make nursing students better prepared for crisis – they make the state better prepared, too.
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.
“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."
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.
"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?