Current Topic: Addressing Disabilities in Healthcare


Overview and Summary: Addressing Disabilities in Healthcare

Rebecca Fischbein, PhD

The 7 new articles in this current OJIN topic Addressing Disabilities in Healthcare, discuss both nurses who have disabilities and caring for persons with disabilities.

ANA members have the first opportunity to access the most recent OJIN topic. LOGIN is required.

When each new topic is posted, the previous topic becomes available to all viewers. This topic will be available after January 31, 2023.


Adults and Seniors with Autism Spectrum Disorder: Implications for Person Centered Care

Connie Kartoz, PhD, RN; Munira Wells, PhD, RN; Sara Muñoz

September 30, 2022

Care of Students with Disabilities in Schools: A Team Approach

Kathleen Johnson, DNP, RN, NCSN-E, PHNA-BC, FNASN, FAAN

September 30, 2022

Members Get More from OJIN

ANA members have the first opportunity to access the most recent OJIN topic.

Recent Topics

More articles in this current topic


Nurses with Disability: Transforming Healthcare for All

Beth Marks, PhD, RN, FAAN; Jasmina Sisirak, PhD, MPH

September 30, 2022

Faculty Scholarship Addressing Health Disparities with Persons with Intellectual and Developmental D

Sarah H. Ailey, PhD, RN, FAAN; Tanya R. Friese, DNP, RN, CNL, USN (Retired)

September 30, 2022

Access to Secondary Healthcare for People with Intellectual Disabilities: The Role of Community Lear

Stacey Rees, PhD, MSc, BSc (hons), RN(LD); Ruth Northway, PhD, MSc(Econ), RN(LD)

September 30, 2022

International Nursing Actions to Reduce Health Inequities Faced by People with Intellectual and Deve

Kathleen Fisher, RN, MSN, CRNP, PhD; Melissa L. Desroches, RN, CNE, PhD; Daniel Marsden, MSc, SCLD, RNLD, FHEA; Stacey Rees, PhD, MSc, BSc (hons), RN(LD); Ruth Northway, PhD, MSc(Econ), RN(LD); Paul Horan, MA, MA(j.o.), PGDipCHSE, RNID, RNT; Judy Stych, DNP, RN, CDDN; Sarah H. Ailey, PhD, RN, FAAN; Henrietta Trip, RN, DipNS, BN, MHealSc(NURS), PhD(Otago); Nathan Wilson, RN, BSS, MSc, PhD, GCertSc(Statistics)

September 30, 2022

Letter to the Editor

A critical element of preparing competent nursing students, not mentioned in "Crisis in Competency:" by Kavanagh and Sharpnack, is the need to eliminate barriers to recruiting and retaining nurse educators still engaging in clinical practice. Continue reading

About OJIN

OJIN is a peer-reviewed, online publication that addresses current topics affecting nursing practice, research, education, and the wider health care sector.

What's new

Check out the most recent articles on previously published topics and columns posted on OJIN.