Feeling Like a Nurse – Self Defining the Moment

Contributor: Isla A. McKenzie-Henry, MSN, RN, CNE-cl, NEA-BC (EdD Candidate) This is the last in a series of posts about a nursology study conducted by a student-faculty group from the Online Nursing Education (ONE) program at Teachers College Columbia University. The study, “Use of Foundational Concepts in Program and Course Descriptions: An Analysis of Prelicensure … Continue reading Feeling Like a Nurse – Self Defining the Moment

Can Integrating Disciplinary Concepts and Knowledge Throughout the Curriculum Improve Professional Identity, Clinical Reasoning, and Judgement?

Contributor: Arlene McGuane, MSN-Ed, RNEdD candidate, Teachers College Columbia University This is the second in a series of posts about a nursology study conducted by a student-faculty group from the Online Nursing Education (ONE) program at Teachers College Columbia University. The study, "Use of Foundational Concepts in Program and Course Descriptions: An Analysis of Prelicensure … Continue reading Can Integrating Disciplinary Concepts and Knowledge Throughout the Curriculum Improve Professional Identity, Clinical Reasoning, and Judgement?

Nursing Concepts as a Framework for Nursing Education

This post is the first in a series of posts about a nursology study conducted by a student-faculty group from the Online Nursing Education (ONE) program at Teachers College Columbia University. Here I present an overview of the study methods, results, and discussion and the other three members of the research team will each post … Continue reading Nursing Concepts as a Framework for Nursing Education

Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication

The Coalition for Diversity and Inclusion in Scholarly Communications has published their latest toolkit - this one focusing on language! This is a must-see toolkit for everyone, but it is particularly essential for nurses who are writing anything, anywhere - from nurses notes, to clinical summaries, to presentations, to reports, and any form of scholarly … Continue reading Guidelines on Inclusive Language and Images in Scholarly Communication

Nurse as Patient Part 2: Anomalies in Normal Science*

Photo by Jan Antonin Kolar on Unsplash I believe there is more to say about the “nurse as patient,” a necessary shift in our thinking about the global crisis in nursing. Let me start by describing an article I use in one of my courses. This semester, I am the instructor of record for a … Continue reading Nurse as Patient Part 2: Anomalies in Normal Science*

A Snake in our Midst: The Constriction of Nursing Ethics by the Serpent Bioethics

It has been in our midst from the start, gliding through the thatched undergrowth of our history, now and again managing to coil itself around us, restricting our circulation, but never sufficient to stop the blood-flow to our heart. Or so some would think, though many would not notice.  But indeed the snake of biomedical … Continue reading A Snake in our Midst: The Constriction of Nursing Ethics by the Serpent Bioethics

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

Happy Anniversary, Nursology.net!

This week marks 3 years since Nursolog.net became a reality!  My thanks to the vision of Jacqueline Fawcett, Peggy Chinn and other members pf the AAN theory-guided practice panel who were part of that initial envisioning of bringing nursing knowledge into the digital age and making the theoretical and conceptual basis for nursing practice more … Continue reading Happy Anniversary, Nursology.net!

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

Morality Police and Steel Rape: Our Future from the 1800s

Contributor: Marsha Fowler, Ph.D., MDiv, MS, RN, FAAN The skirmishes and battles have changed, but the war has not. First wave feminists battled the constellation of the regulation of prostitutes, the control of venereal disease, and the toxic sexual double standard.  Our battle today is the callous and obdurate slaughter of Roe v Wade, a … Continue reading Morality Police and Steel Rape: Our Future from the 1800s