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Health Equity Sessions at Two Conferences for NPs

There are two opportunities over the next week for nurse practitioners to learn about the importance of health equity and social justice.

The first is Thursday at the 24th Annual NPWH Premier Women’s Health Conference, which is being held virtually from Wednesday through Saturday.

A plenary session, “Health Equity Now: A Discussion with Nurse Leaders from the NCEMNA,” will be held Thursday at 5:30 pm featuring the following speakers:

Debra Toney
PhD, RN, FAAN
Chair, Board of Directors at National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurses Association
Carli Zegers
PhD, APRN, FNP-BC
National Association Hispanic Nurses
Martha Dawson
DNP, MSN, RN, FACHE
National Black Nurses Association
Mary Joy Garcia-Dia
DNP, RN, FAAN
Philippine Nurses Association of America
Jung-Ah Lee
PhD, RN, FGSA, FAAN
Asian American Pacific Islander Nurses Association
Register for the NPWH conference here.

NCEMNA 2021 Policy Conference

Next week, on Oct., 21 and 22, the National Coalition of Ethnic Minority Nurse Associations (NCEMNA) will be holding its “Year in Review: Health Equity and Social Justice” virtual conference.
Programs will include “Violence and Xenophobia” and “The Future of Nursing 2020-2030 Report Charting to Achieve Health Equity and The National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing.”

Register for the NCEMNA conference here.

NCEMNA advocates for equity and justice in nursing and health care for ethnic minority populations. It is made up of five national ethnic nurse associations:

  • Asian American/Pacific Islander Nurses Association, Inc. (AAPINA)
  • National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association, Inc. (NANAINA)
  • National Association of Hispanic Nurses, Inc. (NAHN)
  • National Black Nurses Association, Inc. (NBNA)
  • Philippine Nurses Association of America, Inc. (PNAA)