Empowering Healthcare Workers

Glennae E. Davis RN, is known as the Health Equity Nurse.  She is a Registered Nurse based in LA and has more than 25 years of healthcare experience.  She helps faith-based career-driven women become empowered employees by enhancing the workers’ ability to appropriately cope with institutional racism preventing stress-related diseases and burnout. She does this through her company, RX for Life LLC, where she provides group training, health equity plans and education using an adaptation to the nursing process.  

In This Episode We Cover:

  • Who Glannae is, how she became the Health Equity Nurse, and what this means.
  • Why education is the missing piece in workplace health equity.
  • How providing workplace healthcare education is crucial and includes using workplace policies and healthcare policing to know and understand your rights as an employee and healthcare consumer.
  • The ways in which she provides services, programs, and products to help people learn how to take a stand in the workplace and achieve health equity.
  • How COVID-19 has affected her business and how she is re-thinking how to connect with people.
  • How her first book, “Yet Here I Stand: My Journey from Bondage to Liberty” helps the reader better understand African American communities, how we view institutional racism, and how we as a community should resist so that there is equality in this country. 
  • Her upcoming second book, which is all about how to prevent burnout and health disparities.  
  • Advice to public health professionals doing health equity work.
  • Recommendations for those who are working in healthcare who are experiencing constant job stress.

Stand-Out Quotes:

  • “People are afraid to take a stand.  They know they need to, but they don’t know how to do it and be supported through the process.”
  • Why education is her purpose: “When we know better, we do better.”
  • “Everyone has a story.  This happens to be my story.  I know that statistically I shouldn’t be where I am in life.”
  • “I am everyone.  I have come from the bottom to the boardroom and into entrepreneurship.  I have to find a way to build bridges every time I open my mouth and that includes writing a book.  I have to be all inclusive.”
  • (Workers Compensation) “They should have considered my ability more than they considered my disability.” 
  • “We need to change the narrative from being a disability manager to being an ability manager.”

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