Image description: Light-skinned human-being wearing a red button-up shirt holding up a question mark on paper over their face. As a doctoral student, the first time I was introduced to the concept or idea of Nursology was during my first year in my nursing philosophy and theory course with Dr. Pamela Reed. Prior to Dr. … Continue reading Nursology.net: What’s in it for Nursing Students?
Contributor: Judith M. Pare, PhD, RN “Care can be an individual, familial, tribal, communal, organizational, or institutional value or expression; it can be held as a single value or a system of belief” (McFarland & Wehbe-Alamah, 2015, p. 220). The purpose of this blog is to demonstrate use of Leininger’s (2002) Culture Care Theory (CCT) … Continue reading Using Leininger’s Culture Care Theory to examine the idiom of distress experienced by nursing faculty working with pre licensure students during the COVID-19 pandemic
Contributor: Aisha Chahal, MSN, CMSRN Culture shock is a state where people experience the stages of honeymoon, frustration, adaptation and acceptance. It is an intense feeling that follows the grief process. I had first-hand experience with all these stages of culture shock when I came to the land of opportunities, the United States of America, … Continue reading Culture Shock, Grief and Nursing Theories
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!
Coauthor: Rosemary William Eustace, PhD, RN, PHNA-BC We, along with all members of the nursology.net management team, are very pleased to offer another resource for nursology – the Foundations of Nursology syllabus. The syllabus is offered in conjunction with our teaching strategies resources (Fawcett, 2019) as well as other nursology website resources about nursing conceptual models, grand … Continue reading Foundations of Nursology Syllabus: Another New Resource on Nursology.net
Guest contributor: Elizabeth “Ellis” Meiser, MSN, RN-BC, CNE Source: https://www.placesyoullsee.com/the-25-best-beaches-in-the-caribbean/ When I took a nursing theory course for the first time in my educational experience (at the doctorate level, mind you), I found myself grateful to finally be able to identify what may make learning theory difficult for me. A few years ago I … Continue reading Abstract Thoughts with Aphantasia: Learning Nursing Theory without the Ability to Imagine
Guest Contributor: Erin Dolen, MS, RN, CNE* My career in nursing education has spanned the better part of a decade. For the majority of that time, I taught in an associate’s degree nursing program. At first, I was not sure if nursing education was for me. I was always a preceptor on the nursing units … Continue reading Being True to Yourself: A Career as a Nurse Educator Guided by Critical Caring Pedagogy
Source Although many experienced nurses consider themselves as experts in their fields of practice, it is important to keep in mind that they, too, become novices when they encounter a new clinical challenge or situation such as the Covid-19 pandemic. Benner’s (1984) theory, From Novice to Expert, is an excellent nursology theory that can guide … Continue reading Everyone is a “novice” when encountering a new challenge or situation: A perspective from Benner’s theory
Welcome to Shannon Constantinides,who is joining the Nursology.net blogging team!Shannon also contributed the content onJane Georges’ Theory of Emancipatory Compassion Dear Colleagues, As a current PhD candidate (Yay! I’m making progress) and experienced NP of about a decade (Yikes! Time flies!), I have a few thoughts on Dr. Foli’s well articulated post and associated call … Continue reading Throwing Shade at Nursing Theory: a Millennial’s Perspective
Karen J. Foli, PhD, RN, FAAN I’d finished grading the last of the master’s-level students’ theory in nursing papers. I’d turned in final grades and then, the message came through: anonymous student course evaluations were ready for my review. I took a long sip of water and put my organic, no preservative, granola bar aside. … Continue reading Say It Ain’t So: Graduate Students Shade Nursing Theory!