Guest Post – Emancipatory Nursing in Chile

Contributor: Luz Galdames, PhD (Nursing) Today, more than twenty years after nursing was incorporated into the Chilean Health Code in 1997 as an autonomous profession, one begins to see how nurses empower themselves defending their rights at the institutional, social and political level. This is seen through events such as the establishment of the National … Continue reading Guest Post – Emancipatory Nursing in Chile

It’s Time We Raise Nursologists!

Report from the 2021 Virtual Nursing Theory Week Contributors:Christina NyiratiSharon Stout-Shaffer At the time of the 2021 Virtual Nursing Theory Week, Christina Nyirati and Sharon Stour-Shaffer presented the baccalaureate curriculum they designed and now implement at Heritage University located on the Yakama Reservation in Washington State. This is the only session that was recorded during … Continue reading It’s Time We Raise Nursologists!

Theorizing as Emancipatory Action; Emancipatory Action as Theorizing

Over the past year those of us managing the Nursology.net website have experienced two unintended consequences - growing awareness of the importance of fundamental nursing/ public health knowledge and action, and the imperative to examine the structural and interpersonal dynamics of racism. As the web manager of this Nursology.net site as well as the NurseManifest.com … Continue reading Theorizing as Emancipatory Action; Emancipatory Action as Theorizing

Guest Post – Nursing’s call to action to address the social determinants of health

Guest contributors: Kelli DePriest, PhD, RNPaul Kuehnert, DNP, RN, FAAN Teddie Potter, PhD, RN, FAAN Recently, several Expert Panels of the American Academy of Nursing collaborated to draft a new conceptual framework and consensus statement related to social determinants of health. The year-long endeavor integrated the thoughts and expertise of 15 nursing leaders. The outcome of … Continue reading Guest Post – Nursing’s call to action to address the social determinants of health

Guest post: The Role of Nurses and Women’s Health Advocates in Advancing a Social Justice Agenda in the Current Climate: The Case of Wisconsin

Contributors (see bios below) Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, PhD, RN; Jeneile Luebke, PhD, RN; Carolyn Eichner, PhD; Kaboni Gondwe, PhD, RN; Diane Schadewald, DNP, RN; Peninnah Kako, PhD, RN; Jacqueline Callari-Robinson, BSN, RN; Brittany Ochoa-Nordstrum;Nicole Weiss; Jacqueline Campbell, PhD, RN, FAAN As nursing professionals and women’s health advocates, we have watched in disbelief events unfolding in Barron … Continue reading Guest post: The Role of Nurses and Women’s Health Advocates in Advancing a Social Justice Agenda in the Current Climate: The Case of Wisconsin

Struggling to Find Air: Emancipatory Nursing Response to COVID-19

Guest Contributor: Kathleen 'Katie' Clark, DNPEdited by Kaija Freborg, DNP “I can’t breathe.”  If these words were uttered in any healthcare setting in the country, an influx of healthcare providers would rapidly respond, attempting to save the person's life by providing immediate care.  These words not only represent the recent murder of George Floyd, but … Continue reading Struggling to Find Air: Emancipatory Nursing Response to COVID-19