Contributors: Emma Crocker, DNP, RNPatrick McMurray, BSN, RN Shelley Mitchell, BA, BSN, MS, RNElizabeth Mizerek, MSN, RN, FN-CSA, CEN, CPEN, CNE, FAEN, PhD CandidateTimothy Joseph Sowicz, Ph.D., NP-C Authors’ Disclosure:The authors would like to note that all members put in equal amounts of work in this project. Nursing theory is the foundation of our practice, … Continue reading Guest post: “Let’s talk theory”; Perspectives from the Associate Degree Nursing World
See Details here! Watch the first event here!Read the blog post summarizing the first event here! “Nursing is an act of Justice.” - Canty and McMurray (2020) Earlier this year, in light of the events surrounding the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and many others, the Nursology Theory Collective hosted a live event titled, … Continue reading So You Want To Be More Equitable, Just, and Inclusive?: A Live Webinar
Guest contributor: Mike Taylor, Member, Nursology Theory Collective About six years ago, the Maryland Department of Health sponsored a conference for all state stakeholders with an interest in chronic disease, including nursing and medical groups, hospitals, EMS and diabetes product companies. The latest evidenced based practice models were being presented but I was only half … Continue reading How Evidenced Based Practice Supports Inequality
Want to learn more about Nursing and Racism? Read the following Nursology blogs: Nursing and Racism and Decolonizing Nursing. Artwork used with permission of the artist Ariel Sinha The Guardians of the Discipline is a series featured on Nursology.net as a way to commemorate the giants whose shoulders we stand on as we forge our … Continue reading Never a Guardian: Remembering Breonna Taylor
To learn more about the Nursology Theory Collective, or join us in future work, please click here.See video and full report here On Friday, June 12th, the Nursology Theory Collective hosted a live webinar titled, "Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and the Future of Nursing Theory." In this webinar, Dr. Lucinda Canty and Patrick McMurray addressed … Continue reading Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, Justice, and the Future of Nursing Theory: A Webinar of Disciplinary Reflection
Register for June 12th Webinar "Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about things that matter." Martin Luther King, Jr. We, the Nursology Theory Collective, in light of the current events surrounding the murders of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, and Tony McDade, cannot be silent. Image created by NTC member Jessica Dillard-Wright … Continue reading Black Lives Matter: Building an Antiracist Nursing Future
From the Directory of Nursing Journals In the practice environment, nurses are guided by evidence-based practice, policy, and procedures specific to their institutions. Comparably, nurses in academia refer to recent and relevant academic literature based upon institutional licenses. In preparation for the Nursing Theory Annual Conference, a gap was revealed among members of the Nursology … Continue reading Access to Nursing Knowledge: A Privilege or a Right?
First described by Paterson in 1971, the term nursology was originally coined to capture the essence of “the study of nursing aimed towards the development of nursing theory” (p. 143). Since this definition, nursing scholars have continued discourse around the name of our discipline. In 1997, for example, Reed suggested a name change from a … Continue reading Perspectives of Nurses on the Term Nursology: An Informal Twitter Poll
The following blog post discusses events related to the King Collaborative Conference in Washington D.C. in November 2019, and the first in-person meeting of the now renamed Nursology Theory Collective.
In support of our mission “to advance the discipline of nursing/nursology through equitable and rigorous knowledge development using innovative nursing theory in all settings of practice, education, research and policy,” the Nursing Theory Collective (NTC) emailed the workgroup chairs of the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) Essentials Task Forces on September 16th, 2019. … Continue reading Shaping the Future of Nursing Education and Practice: AACN Essentials Revision and the Next Generation NCLEX