Families in transition in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU): A vision according to Meleis Transitions Theory

Paulo António Ávila do Couto Rocha Meleis' Transitions Theory gives a plan and means to understand, communicate and interpret what families experience when facing changes that affect their wellbeing. Meleis provides structure to evaluate the nature of disconnections from valuable relationships in the family, and changes in their daily life routines (Meleis, 2010). These changes … Continue reading Families in transition in an Intensive Care Unit (ICU): A vision according to Meleis Transitions Theory

Indigenous Nurses Day

Information provided by Catherine Tanski (Kitselas/Kitsumkalum Nation), RN,Indigenous Leadership Circle Chair, BC Nurses’ Union.Christina Chakanyuka (Métis), RN, MN, PhD Student,University of Victoria.Nikki Rose Hunter Porter (St’uxwtews),, RN, MN Student,Thompson Rivers University.Michelle Padley (Métis), RN, MN Student,Thompson Rivers University.Mona Lisa Bourque Bearskin (Beaver Lake Cree Nation), RN, PhD, BCChair Indigenous Health Research in Nursing,Associate Professor, Thompson … Continue reading Indigenous Nurses Day

Virtual Nursing Theory Week Program!

The listing of all presenters and titles is now available on the Nursing Theory Conference website! And equally important, you can also register for the conference now! Registration is $159 for everyone - and includes access to the conference Guidebook - a rich resource that will contain vital information related to the conference, information about … Continue reading Virtual Nursing Theory Week Program!

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”