A Different Shade of Normal (From the AMSN Blog)
As a nurse are you able to assess skin issues of a patient of color?
Gayla Love, PhD, MSN, RN, CMSRN, COI CCM
Did you learn this skill on your own or were you taught in nursing school?
If you don’t think there is a difference in assessing the patient of color, ask yourself why or why not?
British medical student Malone Mukwende asked his professors why all the textbooks and everything they were learning in medical school were focused on individuals with white skin.