When the senses are no longer nurses’ greatest allies in caregiving: the perspective of Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model in Covid-19

Contributor: Ana Rita Rodrigues (Portugal) March 2020. In the middle of the 21st century, humanity is experiencing its greatest challenge: a pandemic! An invisible and easily spread virus has emerged and has created the greatest instability experienced in our era. Suddenly, we are being asked to forget interpersonal relationships, contact with others, social gatherings, hugs... … Continue reading When the senses are no longer nurses’ greatest allies in caregiving: the perspective of Callista Roy’s Adaptation Model in Covid-19

Save the dates: 2023 Virtual Nursology Theory Week – March 16-20

Re-posted from the Theory Conference Website Save the dates!! The 2023 event planning is underway! The program will follow the same model that we used in 2022 - and the call for abstracts will be coming along early September! Your abstracts will become the 30-minute knowledge sessions throughout the conference. The focus of the conference … Continue reading Save the dates: 2023 Virtual Nursology Theory Week – March 16-20

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

An Urgent Need for Peace

Contributor: Donna J. Perry, PhD, RN Like many people across the globe, I have spent the last week watching the news from Ukraine with disbelief, horror, and tears. The unfolding human tragedy is difficult to behold. As someone who has been part of the global peace movement and worked on international policy, it is shocking … Continue reading An Urgent Need for Peace

Dialogues on Unitary Science

The Society of Rogerian Scholars invites you join our virtual Dialogues on Unitary Science scheduled on the first Mondays of every month from 4:30 to 6:00 PM.  The purpose of our Dialogues is to learn and deepen our understanding of the Science of Unitary Human Beings. Our first Dialogue is scheduled for Monday, March 7th … Continue reading Dialogues on Unitary Science

Comfort for Me, Comfort for You

My mother, Adele, passed away two days ago. She was only 91 years old and due to some unexpected injuries, was beyond life-saving measures. She’d escaped demise throughout her life, surviving two large meningiomas in her brain as well as chronic illnesses. But this blog isn’t about her life, nor her presence in my life. … Continue reading Comfort for Me, Comfort for You

Not To Be Missed: 2022 Nursology Theory Conference~

For all of us who are feeling a bit dismayed or frustrated with how things are - how they seem to be -- here is a suggestion! Register for the 2022 Nursology Theory Conference starting on March 17th! The conference is accessible for everyone, and features the voices of many who you may only have … Continue reading Not To Be Missed: 2022 Nursology Theory Conference~

Contribution from Katharine Kolcaba on the importance of comfort of carers of palliative care patients in community

Contributor: Mónica Santos (Portugal) Katharine Kolcaba conceptualised comfort from the perspective of the person and the caregiver. She talks about comfort interventions/strategies in which she tells us that each intervention must have a variable to respond to the discomfort. The theory addresses three dimensions of comfort, but to promote comfort, it is not necessary to … Continue reading Contribution from Katharine Kolcaba on the importance of comfort of carers of palliative care patients in community

Upcoming: Nursing Theory Forum – April 6, 2022

Maria O'Rourke The American Academy of Nursing’s Nursing Theory-Guided Practice Expert Panel will present its April 2022 Nursing Theory Forum with Dr. Maria O’Rourke who will share her Role Driven Practice Theory.  The Zoom forum will occur April 6, 2022, 2:00-3:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada). Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZAkd-ioqjouHtRvW9BbVz0XoX7QrRECZ-uk After registering, … Continue reading Upcoming: Nursing Theory Forum – April 6, 2022

When is a flight nurse fit to fly alone? Process of evolution from novice to expert based on Patricia Benner’s theory.

Contributor: Maria Clara Pimenta dos Santos Flight nursing and the provision of on-board care, as well as the "knowledge" inherent to the flight nurse, have been gaining ground due to the increasing demand and differentiation of air transport of critically ill patients. According to Reimer, Clochesy and Moore (2013) nurses are the main care providers … Continue reading When is a flight nurse fit to fly alone? Process of evolution from novice to expert based on Patricia Benner’s theory.