U. Virginia Tries to Address Racism and Equity in its Nursing Program

Le·gal In·sur·rec·tion | 2/1/2019 | Mike LaChance
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The University of Virginia recently hosted a series of training sessions on “institutional equity” in order to address racial bias in teaching and learning.

Put on for faculty of the university’s School of Nursing and other officials, the training, under a program called the Institutional Equity Initiative, focused on how to address racism and privilege, specifically within the nursing profession.

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“In nursing, racial and cultural competence matters immensely,” Christine Kueter, senior writer and editor at the UVA School of Nursing, told The College Fix.

“People’s lives and the care they receive is driven by how well-versed we are in issues of race, class, culture, etc,” she said, adding that individuals must learn to “check their own...
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