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Media Advisory: National Black Nurses Day Celebration Thursday

The Columbus Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association 10th Annual National Black Nurses Day Reception: “Power of Nursing: Impact of Culturally Competent Health Care Delivery”

COLUMBUS, OH - 2/8/2007

M E D I A    A D V I S O R Y

WHAT: 
National Black Nurses Day Celebration
The Columbus Chapter of the National Black Nurses Association 10th Annual National Black Nurses Day Reception: “Power of Nursing: Impact of Culturally Competent Health Care Delivery”

WHEN: 
Thursday, February 8, 2007, 6 p.m.

WHERE: 
Columbus Children’s Hospital
Media representatives should contact Pam Barber to arrange an escort to the event; phone (614) 722-4595 or pager (614) 690-1136.

WHO:
Charletta Tavares, executive director of The Multiethnic Advocates for Cultural Competence, will be the keynote speaker.

The Columbus Black Nurses Association (CBNA), the local chapter of the National Black Nurses Association, is a non-profit professional organization of registered nurses, licensed practical/vocational nurses, retired nurses and nursing students. The CBNA is dedicated to improving the quality of life of persons who share the African American heritage and other ethnic groups.

WHY:  
The event will focus on how nurses impact the mental, spiritual and physical health of individuals, families and communities in a culturally competent way. The purpose is to recognize and salute African American Nurses in Columbus for their accomplishments.

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CONTACT:
Media representatives should contact Pam Barber, Columbus Children’s Hospital Marketing and Public Relations, to arrange an escort to the event; phone (614) 722-4595 or pager (614) 690-1136.

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