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  • Thank you very much for your thoughtful response to our article entitled, “Exploring Race in Nursing: Teaching Nursing Students about Racial Inequality Using the Historical Lens.” Certainly, this is a very large topic and indeed deserves our serious consideration. I could not agree with you more and am encouraged to find that young scholars are investigating diverse minority populations and addressing the gap that you so ably point out.

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54. APRN Roles: Opportunities and Challenges for Practice and Education

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Guest Co-Editor

Andrea Warner Stidham, PhD, RN is an Assistant Professor of Nursing at Hiram College, Hiram, Ohio and is the Editorial Assistant for OJIN. Her clinical experiences include adult and pediatric psychiatric/mental health nursing and neonatal intensive care nursing. Andrea received her BSN and MSN from Kent State University in Kent, Ohio and her PhD from the Joint PhD in Nursing from Kent State University and the University of Akron. Her research interests and authored articles focus on healing from trauma, including posttraumatic growth, for survivors of sexual violence, HIV-positive pregnant and postpartum women, and spouses of deployed U.S. service members. Other areas interests include stress and coping in U.S. and international BSN students, disaster preparedness education and nursing informatics.

The five articles in this OJIN topic discuss a variety of aspects related to practice and education in a rapidly changing healthcare environment.

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