Nursing Student Perspective of COVID-19

In this special episode, we speak to Ana Pichardo, a recent BSN graduate from LaSalle University and a full-time certified Spanish-speaking medical interpreter at Temple University Hospital in North Philadelphia.

Ana shares with us the impact the pandemic has had on her family, nursing education, her work as an interpreter, and the way it has shifted her approach to health care. Specifically, health care workers and institutions need to recognize racism as a public health crisis in order to eliminate the health care inequalities occurring every day.

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