History of the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

Contributor: Kim Curry, PhD, FNP-C, FAANP Editor, JAANP Mysteries of PublishingHistory of Nursing Journals About the Journal The Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (JAANP) is a monthly, scholarly, peer-reviewed journal for nurse practitioners (NPs) and is the official journal for all members of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP). JAANP supports … Continue reading History of the Journal of the American Association of Nurse Practitioners

The Hunt for Patterns of Knowing: Focus on Latin American Nursology Journals

Contributors: Virginia Ramos dos Santos Souza andJacqueline Fawcett Several patterns of knowing have been identified and some literature about the various patterns has been published (see https://nursology.net/patterns-of-knowing-in-nursing/). However, little is known about how these patterns are explicitly identified or reflected in the nursing literature. This blog is a report of a secondary analysis of data … Continue reading The Hunt for Patterns of Knowing: Focus on Latin American Nursology Journals

A Pinay’s Reflection

Contributor: Ashley M. Ruiz PhD, RN  First off, I’m entitling this post “A Pinay’s Reflection”.  In submitting this piece I’ve been intentional in whether or not to explain this title to a dominantly white audience.  On the one hand, not explaining the title, and specifically the term “Pinay” may be a missed opportunity that leaves the … Continue reading A Pinay’s Reflection

An Experience of Caring for Families: Listening to the Call for Holistic Nursing

Contributors: Fernando Riegel, PhD; Lucas Daniel Ribas, NS;Ingrid Soares Amaral, NS & Jaqueline Ribeiro, NS (Brazil) In December of 2021, Professor of Nursing Fernando Riegel and three undergraduate students (Lucas Daniel Ribas, Ingrid Soares Amaral, and Jaqueline Ribeiro), had an experience of nursing as caring for families in a stress situation. The experience was guided by … Continue reading An Experience of Caring for Families: Listening to the Call for Holistic Nursing

Lived experiences on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion based on Theory of Humility

Contributor: Kunta Gautam, MSN, MPH, CPNP-PC I was required to complete a DEI course for the Ph.D. qualifying exam. While meeting my need, I came across a TED talk by Jodi-Ann Burey on “Why you should not bring your authentic self to work” (TED, 2020). Her speech intrigued me to write about my experiences on … Continue reading Lived experiences on Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion based on Theory of Humility

Nursing Through the Lens of Political Advocacy

Contributor: Jeniffer Dolinta MS, RN, PCCN-K, CNE, NPD-BC As I logged on to my social media on June 24th, 2022, something I do most evenings, I was taken aback by the amount of chatter. On this day, the United States Supreme Court officially reversed the 1973 decision of Roe v. Wade, declaring an end to … Continue reading Nursing Through the Lens of Political Advocacy

Why are so many Black women dying during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum?

Contributor: Fatmata Williams I wrote this post for my blog "Fatmata's Blog: Journeys and Perspectives"  in April 2018, and it is reassuring to see the attention that maternal mortality, including the disparity therein, has gained over the years. I decided to revise my post to share it with nursing colleagues broadly. According to the World … Continue reading Why are so many Black women dying during pregnancy, childbirth, and postpartum?

Using the Neuman Systems Model with GRIT

Contributor: Betsy M. McDowell, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF I live in a southern state of the United States. Southerners are known for eating grits, whether as shrimp and grits, grits casserole, cheese grits, or numerous other grits recipes. So, it may be surprising that I personally have never been a big fan of grits. I … Continue reading Using the Neuman Systems Model with GRIT

Combining Theoretical Frameworks to Study Feeding Experiences in Mothers of Children with Down Syndrome

Contributor:Emma Marston, RN, BSN, CLC In this post, I discuss my rationale for combining two theoretical frameworks - feminist theory and an ecological model - to study maternal experiences related to food and feeding children with Down syndrome. First, I acknowledge my positionality: I am a PhD candidate in nursing and a white, married, heterosexual … Continue reading Combining Theoretical Frameworks to Study Feeding Experiences in Mothers of Children with Down Syndrome

Emancipatory Knowing Praxis

Contributor/Nurse/Artist: Tashaé Gomez-Jones In the spirit of the U.S. Independence Day celebrated on July 4th, we welcome this powerful image from recent BSN graduate Tashaé Gomez-Jones, inspired by the concept of emancipatory knowing in nursing! My name is Tashaé Gomez-Jones. I am a recent BSN graduate from Heritage University located on the Yakama Nation reservation … Continue reading Emancipatory Knowing Praxis