10 MIN

TOPICS: Assimilation, COVID, Dismissing traditional medicine without scientific study, Do I belong here, documentary, Empowerment, English as a second language, Fear of retaliation, First generation college grad, First generation college grad Isolation, Immigration Law, Increasing Self Esteem, Internalized racism, Nursing shortage, Othering in all white environment, Patients and their families questioning, Visas and Immigration Status, What if I complain, White western perspective on things practiced by other cultures

Where Are You From?

Nurses and nurse educators discuss the duality of cultural identity. The importance of healthcare “being open to what other cultures have to offer". The impact of immigration status. Their experience of being first generation college graduates, obstacles to inclusion and how their cultural differences empowered them to succeed.

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