This post is contributed by Lori Anne Boocks, Director of Marketing & Communications, The Pediatric Nursing Certification Board. Lori reached out to LavenderHealth.org in order to let us know about the affirmative work they are doing to address the needs of LGBTQ youth!
To encourage more high school and nursing students to consider pediatric nursing careers, the Institute of Pediatric Nursing (IPN), a committee of the non-profit Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, offers free posters and downloadable flyers as part of its Campaign for Pediatric Nursing. Materials offer a wide range of cultural diversity, age ranges, and complex health needs. Men in nursing, LGBTQ youth, and family-centered care are represented as well as choosing a pediatric nurse practitioner career. Due to high interest, the LGBTQ poster is now available as a free 12×18 inch poster.
Displaying this poster in schools, clinics, and anywhere children receive nursing care sends two messages: consider a…
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