WHO WE ARE
The Columbus Ohio Chapter of National Black Nurses Association(CBNA) is a non-profit professional organization of registered nurses, licensed practical / vocational nurses, and nursing students who contribute to improving the quality of life of persons who share the African American heritage and other ethnic groups by:
Investigating, defining and advocating for their health care needs
Educating and mentoring registered nurses, licensed practical/vocational nurses and nursing students, high school and future nursing students
Promoting economic development of nurses through entrepreneurial andother business initiatives Building consumer knowledge and understanding of health care issues
Implementing strategies that ensure access to health care equal to or above health care standards of the larger united States society
Facilitating the professional development and career advancement of nurses in the emerging health care systems.
THE VOICES OF BLACK NURSE (THE BOOK)
IT'S MORE THAN JUST A BOOK
The Voices of Black Nurses is destined to be a best selling collective literary piece of art. Order now for only $19.99 + S&H. With each book sold the non-profit, Columbus Black Nurses Association (CBNA) will be able to help mentor aspiring, student, and current Nurses directly with the proceeds going to our CBNA Academic Scholarship. A Nurse Can Change Your Life!
NURSING RESOURCES & DATA
CBNA MONI MENTORING PROGRAM
NURSING COMMUNITY "HELPFUL" LINKS
COMMUNITY HEALTH MATTERS
MENTOR CENTRAL OHIO
2023 CBNA INITIATIVES
Race, Multiraciality, Income, and Infant Mortality:
Markers of Racial Equity
Little is known regarding how family racial structure and income intersect to produce health outcomes. We assessed infant health outcomes (weeks gestation and first year infant mortality rates (IMR)) by family racial structure (specific race group affiliation, and whether multiracial), examining the degree to which income (insurance type as proxy) interacts with family racial composition...
Article by, Kothari, C.L., Corbit, K., Presberry, J. et al. Race, Multiraciality, Income, and Infant Mortality: Markers of Racial Equity. J Child Fam Stud 31, 689–702 (2022).
Mental Health in Times of the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic is one of the most serious health and economic crises of the 21st century. From a psychological point of view, the COVID-19 pandemic and its consequences can be conceptualized as a multidimensional and potentially toxic stressor for mental health in the general population. This selective literature review provides an overview of longitudinal studies published until June 2021 that have investigated the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on...
Janine Wirkner, Hanna Christiansen, Christine Knaevelsrud, Ulrike Lüken, Susanne Wurm, Silvia Schneider, and Eva-Lotta Brakemeier Published Online:January 05, 2022