Nursing Theories in “my Biomedical World” – a personal reflection

Contributor: Manuel Jesús Aragón Aragón In this post I try to show the difficulties that I felt when I tried to apply nursing theories to practice in my work and personal reality for the first time. I understand that theories are an excellent resource to improve the quality of our care; for that reason in … Continue reading Nursing Theories in “my Biomedical World” – a personal reflection

Virtual Nursing Theory Week – Register now!

Registration is open! Click here to register. The Virtual Nursing Theory Week will be held from March 17-21, 2022. This will be a five day, virtual event held via Zoom with a mix of panel presentations, knowledge sessions, and poster presentations. The preliminary schedule will be posted soon! The registration fee for the VNTW 2022 is … Continue reading Virtual Nursing Theory Week – Register now!

Is there Caste in Nursing? Owning Our History and Reconnecting the Disconnect

Contributor: Mary Elaine Southard DNP, RN, MSN, APHN-BC, HWNC-BC, DipClHom, SRP, SGAHN What led to the writing of this post was the reading and reflection on Isabel Wilkerson’s book Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent and Brene Brown’s Dare to Lead. I wondered how the messages in both books related to nursing in today’s healthcare … Continue reading Is there Caste in Nursing? Owning Our History and Reconnecting the Disconnect

Nursology.net Invites Student Research Recruitment Submissions!

At Nursology.net, we are happy to announce that we are going to begin offering a way to support students in their recruitment of participants in order to complete their degree requirements in nursing (e.g., PhD, DNP, etc.). Going forward, we intend to showcase one student research project with an introductory blog, as well as a … Continue reading Nursology.net Invites Student Research Recruitment Submissions!

Nursology.net: What’s in it for Nursing Students?

Image description: Light-skinned human-being wearing a red button-up shirt holding up a question mark on paper over their face. As a doctoral student, the first time I was introduced to the concept or idea of Nursology was during my first year in my nursing philosophy and theory course with Dr. Pamela Reed. Prior to Dr. … Continue reading Nursology.net: What’s in it for Nursing Students?

Tribute to Helen Lugina as a Model for Mentorship

In this blog, I reflect on the importance of nursing mentorship. I credit the many mentors along the way such as nurse educators, clinicians, scientists and leaders, who lifted me up from my own untapped potential.  In particular, I remember the Guardian of the Discipline recognized last week on this blog, the late Dr Helen … Continue reading Tribute to Helen Lugina as a Model for Mentorship

Helen Igobego Lugina (1950-2011)

Guardian of the DisciplineIn Memoriam Helen Igobego Lugina PhD, RN was an Associate professor at the Catholic University of Health and Allied Sciences in Mwanza (CUHAS), Tanzania at the time of her death on the 31st of May, 2011. She was one of the founders of the Arch Bishop Anthony Mayala School of Nursing at CUHAS. … Continue reading Helen Igobego Lugina (1950-2011)

Bringing Theory To Life

Guest Contributor - Erin C. Stratton, PhD, RN When I was young, becoming a nurse was not something I had ever considered. By happy chance, during college while reading a friend’s Fundamentals of Nursing book, I came to the realization that being a nurse combined three of my favorite subjects: science, math, and people. I … Continue reading Bringing Theory To Life

Using Leininger’s Culture Care Theory to examine the idiom of distress experienced by nursing faculty working with pre licensure students during the COVID-19 pandemic

Contributor: Judith M. Pare, PhD, RN “Care can be an individual, familial, tribal, communal, organizational, or institutional value or expression; it can be held as a single value or a system of belief” (McFarland & Wehbe-Alamah, 2015, p. 220). The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate use of Leininger’s (2002) Culture Care Theory (CCT) … Continue reading Using Leininger’s Culture Care Theory to examine the idiom of distress experienced by nursing faculty working with pre licensure students during the COVID-19 pandemic

11th Edition of “Knowledge Development in Nursing” is now available!

Hot off the press - "Knowledge Development in Nursing: Theory and Process - 11th Edition" authored by Peggy L. Chinn, Maeona K. Kramer, and Kathleen Sitzman. The content in this edition has not only been updated and refined, but we have re-organized the content, presenting the basic, fundamental descriptions and explanations at the start of … Continue reading 11th Edition of “Knowledge Development in Nursing” is now available!