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Global Nursing

The View From the Window

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 03.08.2014 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

Haiti is a tough place to live and be healthy. According to the CIA Factbook, it ranks 34th in maternal mortality and 41st for infant mortality globally. The mothers that make it to a hospital like Belladère and receive care are the lucky ones.

Reflections on a Nursing Journey

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 07.06.2013 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

The gift of the nursing profession, and it is a gift, has brought me to faraway places But the less tangible places that I, as a nurse, have traveled, places where there are no postcards or passports, have been the real adventures of my nursing career.

Stronger Together: Nursing Communities

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 01.21.2013 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

It has been my experience that nurses, more than other groups, seek each other out. We travel as a pack whenever possible and see our togetherness as our strength, not our weakness

A Tale of Two Babies

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 12.04.2012 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

Fortunately, I get to see Bowie all the time. She is a healthy, beautiful little girl I can hold in my arms for hours. As I look at her, my thoughts are constantly with Dalitso, across the ocean. I hope she and her mother are healthy.

Why Nurses Are the Unsung Heroes of Global Health

Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN | Posted 11.20.2012 | Impact
Sheila Davis, DNP, ANP-BC, FAAN

Although our founding mother of modern nursing would be impressed with the health technology of today, I am sure she would be sorely disappointed by the ongoing invisibility of nurses, which she fought so hard to overcome during her lifetime.