The Power of Nursing – Afaf Meleis

There are 20 million nurses in the world. Most of the care that’s given anywhere in the world is given by nurses. Nursing is about taking care of a whole person and a whole family. They think about the individual within the context of their life, within the context of their village, within the context […]

HIV, Career, and Mentorship

Recently, I was asked how I started my nursing career in HIV. To sum it up in a word, mentorship is what brought me to HIV nursing. My path in HIV started in Tuscaloosa, Alabama where I met a long-standing and HIV nurse, Dr. Susan Gaskins. Dr. Gaskins was the first nursing professor to teach me […]