Patient Race Bias

9 min.   |   Topics: Patient-Initiated Race Bias, Protection for Nurses, Speaking Out 

What do nurses of color experience when treating a racist patient? What can nursing institutions and hospitals do to protect nurses of color?

"Patient Race Bias," explores the painful reality of racist patients, the lack of protection nurses of color have when treating racist patients, and how hospitals and healthcare regulations support patient-initiated racial bias towards nurses of color. 

Patient Race Bias - Reckoning With Racism in Nursing
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The five nurses featured in this documentary are Gay Pasley, Joe-Ann Fergus, Frankie Manning, Keondra Rustan, and Jitana Benton-Lee.

If you would like to learn more about their individual stories, please click the links in their names above.