End the Disability Debate in Nursing: Quality Care is Fact

End the Disability Debate in Nursing: Quality Care is Fact
By Leslie Neal-Boylan

Misconceptions abound regarding the abilities of people with disabilities and this holds true in the nursing profession, as well. While nurses with experience and expertise are often denied jobs or lose their jobs because of a physical disability, research shows appropriate accommodations can be made to retain these highly skilled and much-needed health care professionals.