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

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

Pattern Recognition, the Nurse-Patient Relationship and Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC)

Guest Contributor: Margaret ( Peggy) Settle, PhD, RN, NE-BC Nurses in the newborn intensive care unit (NICU) are great observers. They carefully notice premature and critically ill infants’ behavioral responses based on the elements of the Synactive Theory of Behavioral Organization and Development (Als, 1982). This Bio-behavioral theory focuses the nurse’s attention on the infant’s … Continue reading Pattern Recognition, the Nurse-Patient Relationship and Health as Expanding Consciousness (HEC)

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

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!

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

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

Decolonizing Nursing Education

From the September 23rd Panel Q&A Q. Do you have recommendations for decolonizing nursing education given the fact that nursing faculty are predominantly white? I find that our arguments about being “gatekeepers” for the profession are inherently racist but I also find that challenging those arguments is met with a lot of resistance. Bukola Salami … Continue reading Decolonizing Nursing Education