A Radical Imagination for Nursing?

In a recent article published by Nursing Philosophy, I make the case for cultivating a radical imagination for nursing. In this blog post, I will explore the connections between this radical imagination and its possibilities for nursing theory. The realities of the COVID19 pandemic have created hardships that we all experience, albeit in different ways. … Continue reading A Radical Imagination for Nursing?

Recap of The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars October 1-3, 2021

Contributed by Conference Chairs Jane Hopkins-Walsh and Anne Marie Leveille-Tulce  The 34th annual conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars was held virtually on October 1-3, 2021, drawing registration from over 100 participants from Pakistan, Brazil, Spain, Portugal, Canada, South Africa, Switzerland, Italy, France, Colombia, Belgium, Philippines, Ireland, and the United States. The theme of … Continue reading Recap of The 34th Annual Conference of the Society of Rogerian Scholars October 1-3, 2021

UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Memphis, Tenn. (November 18, 2021) – The University of Tennessee Health Science Center’s College of Nursing has established a Center of Excellence that builds on the legacy of alumna Margaret A. Newman, PhD, RN, a world-renowned leader in nursing theory. Dr. Margaret Newman One of the college’s most famous alums, Dr. Newman, … Continue reading UTHSC College of Nursing Highlights Nursing Theory In New Center of Excellence

Why I Chose a Career in Theory Development in Nursing Science

During the years between 1977 and 1979 I was pursuing a Master of Science degree with a focus on psychiatric mental health nursing at Virginia Commonwealth University.  It was a time of professional excitement and personal struggle.  I was a single father of an adopted three-year old daughter.  I had delayed pursuing my graduate degree … Continue reading Why I Chose a Career in Theory Development in Nursing Science

VNTW Abstract submission due date – November 15th!

Just around the corner - submissions for abstracts for the Virtual Nursing Theory Week are due by11:45 pm EST on November 15, 2021! The abstracts can be for either a 30-minute “Knowledge Session” or for a virtual poster presentation! Visit the Nursing Theory Conference website for more details about submitting your abstract! Access to the abstract … Continue reading VNTW Abstract submission due date – November 15th!

Theory-guided Research: What, Why, and How?

When I was a PhD student, I commonly heard exacerbated sighs from my fellow students regarding the trials and tribulations of "fitting" a theory into their doctoral research. Similarly, many students had trouble understanding why it was important to be theoretically guided in your research, what was the point? And how do you even "use" … Continue reading Theory-guided Research: What, Why, and How?

Decolonizing Nursing Knowledge – Q&A

Note from the Nursology.net team: This is the last of the Q&A posts from the September 23rd Panel presentation. But we encourage everyone to continue to send us ideas and comments on this topic- by responding to any of our blog posts, or using our Contact Form! Comment: McGibbon (a Canadian nurse) has written extensively about colonialism … Continue reading Decolonizing Nursing Knowledge – Q&A

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 a introductory blog, as well as a … Continue reading Nursology.net Invites Student Research Recruitment Submissions!

Barbara J. Hatcher Q&As on “Decolonizing Nursing”

From the September 23rd Panel Q&A There were several questions in the chat for me. Q. As part of my master’s degree (UVIC) I am currently going through a practicum at a Nursing School in BC, Canada. This course is a 12-week course that focuses on care of acutely ill clients experiencing surgical interventions. As … Continue reading Barbara J. Hatcher Q&As on “Decolonizing Nursing”

Call for Abstracts – Nursing Theory Conference

Open for submissions – until 11:45 pm EST on November 15, 2021! The abstracts can be for either a 30-minute “Knowledge Session” or for a virtual poster presentation! Visit the Nursing Theory Conference website for more details about submitting your abstract! Access to the abstract submission page is also posted in “Due Dates” to the right … Continue reading Call for Abstracts – Nursing Theory Conference