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Coffee & Connect – Racism in Nursing

August 23, 2023 @ 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm

In this month’s Coffee and Connect, Cheryl Peterson, MSN, RN, from the American Nurses Association (ANA) will provide an overview of the accomplishments of ANA’s Inaugural Commission to Address Racism in Nursing and where the Commission’s work is headed in 2023-2024. Within the context of ANA’s work, Sarah’s presentation will define racism, how to address racism and provide ways and resources to be anti-racist.

About the presenter: Cheryl Peterson, MSN, RN, is the Vice President of Nursing Programs at the American Nurses Association. In this role, she provides senior leadership to the Directors of the departments of Health Policy, the Center for Ethics and Human Rights, and the Minority Fellowship Program. These departments are responsible for guiding policy development, as well as advising the ANA CEO, President, and Membership, on the full range of policy and practice issues facing the nursing profession. As part of her policy portfolio, Ms. Peterson is responsible for managing ANA’s participation within the International Council of Nurses, as well as supporting the development and implementation of quality indicators affecting patients, nurses, and the entire health care team. She has a Bachelor of Science in Nursing from the University of Cincinnati and a Master of Science in Nursing from Georgetown University.

This event is free to PSNA members and non-members. 

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