2022 Events – Society of Rogerian Scholars

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September 30 – October 1 – Virtual Annual Conference

Conference Theme: Unitary Patterning Processes, Unpredictability, & Wellbecoming of People and Environment

Keynote Speaker: Jane Flanagan, PhD, RN, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, FNI, FNAP, FAAN, Associate Professor, Boston College; Past President SRS


After attending the conference, at least 80% of participants will be able to discuss:

  1. Nursing Science and recent developments in the Science of Unitary Human Beings
  2. Patterning processes from a unitary and SUHB perspective
  3. Unpredictability as a key assumption in the SUHB, and
  4. Wellbecoming of human-environmental fields and recent developments in the discipline regarding theory, research, practice, education, policy and/or administration

This nursing continuing professional development activity was approved by the American Holistic Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation. 

 Approval for contact hours through the American Holistic Nurses Association is based on an assessment of the educational merit of this program and does not constitute endorsement of the use of any specific modality in the care of clients.

Friday, September 30, 2022 – Day 1 (EDT)

2:30 PM   Sign-in and Gathering

2:45 PM   Welcome, Overview & Introductions

3:00 PM   Martha E. Rogers Scholars Fund Lectureship Session
W. Richard Cowling III, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN, ANEF – Title: Exploring the Science of Unitary Human Beings & Healing Praxis: Appreciating Wholeness, Patterning, & Wellbecoming

5:00 PM   Break

5:10 PM    Dialog & Networking

Saturday, October 1, 2022 – Day 2 (EDT)

9:00 AM   Sign-in and Gathering

9:15 AM    Welcome & Introductions

9:30 AM    Keynote
Jane Flanagan, PhD, ANP-BC, AHN-BC, FNAP, FNI, FAAN – Title: Appreciating the rhythmic patterning of energy: intentional easing and awareness

10:30 AM   Break

10:45 AM   Scholars Fund Lecture
Shirley Conrad PhDc, RN, CCRN, AHN-BC, HWNC-BC – Title: Nurse Coaching and Power of Knowing Particpation of Change in the Process of Health Patterning,                        

11:45 AM    Poster Session #1
Patricia Crispi PhD, RN, NPD-BC – Title: Exploring Relationships Between Health-Promoting Self-Care Behaviors Among Nurses and Their Perceived Incidence of Presenteeism

Nadine Jacobson RN, JD, MS  – Title: Cannabis Usage Among Emerging Adults: Impact of a Holistic and Caring Science Based Intervention

12:45 PM  Lunch on Your Own  

1:15 PM   Podium Session #1   
Joyce Perkins PhD, RN, SGAHN, AHN-BC, CHTP, RMP-T, ACE-GFI – Title: Unitary Human Caring Science: Articulating unitary pattern processes in the evolution of human consciousness.                          

2:00 PM  Podium session #2
Violet Malinski RN, PhD – Title: Integrality: The Heart of Rogerian Nursing Science

2:45 PM  Break  

3:00 PM  Podium Session #3 
Howard Butcher RN, PhD – Title: Further Development of Kaleidoscoping in Life’s Turbulence Theory

 3:45 PM  Podium Session #4
Rothlyn Zahourek, PhD, RN, PMHCNS (Ret), AHN-BC, FAAN – Title: How Dynamic Differentiation of Intentionality Exemplifies Wellbecoming      Unitary Patterning Process and Unpredictability

4:30 PM  Break

4:45 PM  SRS General Assembly and Business Meeting – Marlaine C. Smith, President Presiding
All members are encouraged to attend; non-members are invited

Sunday, October 2, 2022 (EDT)

9:15 AM   Sign-in and Gathering

9:25 AM   Welcome, Overview, & Introductions

9:30 AM    Podium Session #5
Howard Butcher RN. PhD – Title: Advancing Unitary Caring Science Using the Unitary-Caring Hermeneutic-Phenomenological Research Method

10:15 AM  Poster Session #2
Jalma Marcus, RN, MSN, HNB-BC, CBP, AT, CLSE –Title: A Unified Theory of Energy Organization: The Space that Surrounds™  4Cs Pandemensional Energy Web Matrix

Josie Dawes RN, MSN  – Title: The Power of Nursing: A Concept Analysis

 Mary Lynn Fahey DNP, MS, ARNP – Title: Fathering through the lens of Rogerian theory

11:45 AM   Break

12:00 PM   Endnote – Arlene T.  Farren RN, PhD, AOCN (Emerita), CTN-A – Title:  A Relative Present Overflowing with Treasures                                          

 12:45 PM  Closing Summary, & Evaluations

2022 Dialogues on Unitary Science – First Mondays

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 Eastern. 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 at 4:30 PM. We suggest that you read the following to spark our conversation:

Rogers, M. E., (1992). Nursing science and the space age. Nursing Science Quarterly, 5(1), 27-34. https://doi.org/10.1177/089431849200500108

Here is the Zoom link for the dialogues:

  • Mar 7, 2022 04:30 PM
  • Apr 4, 2022 04:30 PM
  • May 2, 2022 04:30 PM
  • Jun 6, 2022 04:30 PM
  • Aug 1, 2022 04:30 PM