On January 25, 2022, the National Commission to Address Racism in Nursing released the results from a survey of more than 5,600 nurses, which were published by the American Nurses Association (ANA). According to the results, racism is a “substantial problem” within nursing.
Health Leaders, in an article titled “Racism reaches nearly every corner of nursing, new survey reveals,” also disseminated the survey results and included the following statistics:
Responses to the survey included the ANA president affirming that racism has “absolutely no place in the nursing profession,” and nurse leaders urging nurses to speak up against racism and discrimination
According to the survey, 57% of respondents said they have challenged racist treatment in the workplace, but 64% of them said that their actions “resulted in no change.”Read More >>