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Cultural Competency in Practice

CE Program and Business Meeting

Respecting the different cultures of patients is an important and necessary skill. Above and beyond inclusion and respect, the effects of cultural competence in nursing practice extend to the actual medical care provided to patients. When a patient enters medical care, they may be highly stressed because of pain, nerves, fear and worry. If they are accompanied by family members, the stress is intensified as these emotions are compounded. Having the cultural competency to comfort those with different beliefs gives nurses the opportunity to provide care at the highest level. This session will provide knowledge based on years of research and education of the techniques that nurses can employ to practice cultural competence. These techniques are built upon three pillars: knowledge, attitude, and skills

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MODNA Members Elected to ONA Board and Representative Positions

Congratulations to the MODNA members recently elected to serve.

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9/11 and The Plane People

CE Program and Meeting

On Sept. 11, 2001, Shirley Brooks-Jones was on her way home from Europe when she and her fellow passengers on Delta Flight 15, and passengers on 38 other wide-body planes, found themselves diverted to the tiny airport of Gander in Newfoundland. Her story of what happened to her and 7000 other passengers during those days is awe inspiring. She has a story tell that will never leave you! This is a 'not be missed' event!!

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MODNA Election Results

Congratulations to our newly elected Board and Committee members.

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Biennial ONA Convention

The 2017 ONA Convention is quickly approaching.   The convention will again be held at the Hilton Polaris on October 6 -8, 2017.    The convention opens up Friday evening and ends on Sunday morning.  

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