Monthly Archives: March 2018

DNI explores ‘Identity in Context’ study abroad course and trek to South Africa

March 30, 2018
Posted in News, Our Thoughts
“Nursing students who participate in this South Africa abroad course will also have the opportunity to look beyond stigmatism,” Dr. Iris Hobson points out.

TCS International (TCS) brings together five universities—The Chicago School of Professional Psychology, The Santa Barbara & Ventura Colleges of Law, Pacific Oaks College, Dallas Nursing Institute, and Saybrook University—for a cross-disciplinary, three-month course and 10-day, study abroad experience in Cape…
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Working through patient bias as a nurse

March 24, 2018
Posted in Our Thoughts
How do we unite people in the United States?

Discrimination and bias occur everywhere, including in the healthcare industry. For a profession that emphasizes compassion and care, how can nurses effectively tackle patient bias based solely based on gender, race, or culture? One DNI instructor provides tips.

How nurses can become the liaisons before, during, and after natural disasters

March 16, 2018
Posted in Our Thoughts
Hurricane Harvey impacts

M. Hollis Hutchinson, RN MSN JD, and a National Council Licensure Examination Strategist at Dallas Nursing Institute, has been a nurse for approximately 40 years. After the catastrophe of Hurricane Harvey, the Texas native reflects on how the nursing industry…
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3 ways to combat nurse burnout

March 6, 2018
Posted in Our Thoughts
Companies are finding out that a well-rested employee is a more productive employee, especially when it comes to the healthcare industry.

Elnora Armstead MSN knows she should get more sleep. With an average of six to seven hours, the Dallas Nursing Institute’s Associate Degree in Nursing instructor admits that she does what many nurses do: prioritize themselves last. But she does…
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