Decolonizing Nursing: What? Why? How?

On September 23, 2021, Nursology.net and the Center for Nursing Philosophy sponsored a powerful panel presentation focused on the topic "Decolonizing Nursing." Seven nurse scholars of color shared their perspectives and their current work to bring the perspectives of people of color to the center, to empower anti-racist thought and action, and to activate real … Continue reading Decolonizing Nursing: What? Why? How?

Fostering dialogue about practice knowledge development in a DNP Curriculum; Opportunity for theory innovation?

Guest Contributor: Lydia D. Rotondo, DNP, RN, CNS, FNAP The practice doctorate in nursing developed in response to an increasingly complex healthcare landscape that requires additional competencies for 21st century advanced nursing practice. Complementing traditional graduate (MS) specialty curricula, the Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program of study incorporates additional curricular content in the areas … Continue reading Fostering dialogue about practice knowledge development in a DNP Curriculum; Opportunity for theory innovation?

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: Allies and Advocates – Transforming Cultural Competence

Contributors: Jennifer Weitzel, Jeneile Luebke, Linda Wesp, Maria Del Carmen Graf, Ashley Ruiz, Anne Dressel, & Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu The murder of George Floyd and Breonna Taylor has prompted a wake-up call to reflect on the pervasive issue of structural racism.  As a nation created through histories of colonization and slavery, these murders—among countless others—have acted as … Continue reading Guest Post: Allies and Advocates – Transforming Cultural Competence

The Environment, Climate Change, and the #Climate Strike: A Nursology Perspective

with contributions by Peggy Chinn Also see Adeline Falk-Rafael's "addendum" to this post below The nursology.net management team agreed to participate in the September 20, 2019 #Climate Strike - Nursology.net went to a  green screen acknowledging the importance of this public action for the entire day on September 20th. By doing so, we joined people … Continue reading The Environment, Climate Change, and the #Climate Strike: A Nursology Perspective

A Theory of Parental Post-Adoption Depression: What’s New is New Again

Welcome to guest blogger Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, FAAN, Associate Professor, Director, PhD in Nursing Program Purdue University School of Nursing Here she discusses the challenges of interacting with public media about her theory of parental post-adoption depression (PAD) Recently, I was contacted by journalists from Denmark and the New York Times. In both … Continue reading A Theory of Parental Post-Adoption Depression: What’s New is New Again