Optimizing Comfort in Clients with a Surgical Wound: Nursing Approach from Kolcaba’s Perspective

Contributor: Bruno Miguel Ferreira Alves Over several years of practice, I have developed a particular interest in wounds and all its surroundings. As a nurse in an orthopedic inpatient unit, I am confronted daily with clients who have something in common - a wound - the surgical wound. The surgical wound creates an element of … Continue reading Optimizing Comfort in Clients with a Surgical Wound: Nursing Approach from Kolcaba’s Perspective

New Book Released by the Society of Rogerian Scholars

Download Flyer The Society of Rogerian Scholars is thrilled to unveil a groundbreaking literary achievement with the release of Evolving Rogerian Nursing Science: John R. Phillips’ Unique Contributions. This anthology compiles Phillips’ seminal publications spanning 1990 to 2023, tracing the remarkable evolution of the science of unitary human beings, under the guidance of the foremost … Continue reading New Book Released by the Society of Rogerian Scholars

“Stranger in a foreign Land”: Crossing the Political Divide to Support Adoptive Families

It’s somewhat fitting that I begin this blog by quoting Moses from the Old Testament, who became the adopted son of an Egyptian princess. I use these words to convey how I felt at a recent conference sponsored by the National Council for Adoption (NCFA), a national organization of adoption professionals. Encouraged to submit an … Continue reading “Stranger in a foreign Land”: Crossing the Political Divide to Support Adoptive Families

Empowering nurses through nursing theories

Contributor: Patrícia Sofia Oliveira Fonseca Nunes “He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast”. Leonardo da Vinci. For several years, nursing has been recognized as the backbone of worldwide health systems (1). The World Health Organization has urged … Continue reading Empowering nurses through nursing theories

Nursing Outlook Call for Papers: Decolonizing Academic Nursing as a Route to Reducing Health Inequities

Guest Editors: Lucy Mkandawire-Valhmu, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of Minnesota, Jennifer Woo, PhD, RN, CNM/WHNP, FACNM, Texas Woman’s University; Miriam Bender, PhD, RN, FAAN, University of California-Irvine and Peggy Chinn, PhD, RN, DSc (Hon), FAAN, Professor Emerita, University of Connecticut The nursing profession is considered one of the most trusted professions, yet it is not … Continue reading Nursing Outlook Call for Papers: Decolonizing Academic Nursing as a Route to Reducing Health Inequities

Dr. Gaurdia Banister – Guardian of the Discipline

Guardians of the Discipline It is my honor to introduce readers to Dr. Gaurdia Banister as a Guardian of our Discipline of Nursology. I have known of Dr. Banister for several years and most recently am having the pleasure of her membership on one of the University of Massachusetts Boston PhD nursology program learner’s dissertation … Continue reading Dr. Gaurdia Banister – Guardian of the Discipline

One Size Fits All Does NOT Apply for the Spanish-Speaking Population

Contributors: Maribel Alcala MHSM, BSN, RN, Angeles Nava, Ph.D., RN andFrancisco Javier Ayala DNP, MSN, APRN, FNP-C, CCRN Introduction According to the United States Census Bureau (2019), Spanish-language speakers represented 13.5% of the United States population, making Spanish the second most spoken language in the U.S. (Christy et al., 2021). Spanish speakers are projected to … Continue reading One Size Fits All Does NOT Apply for the Spanish-Speaking Population

New Book Featuring Rogerian Nursing Science

The Society of Rogerian Scholars is pleased to announce publication of Evolving Rogerian Nursing Science: John R. Phillips’ Unique Contributions in both paperback and e-book formats, available through Amazon. This book contains Phillips’ major publications from 1990 - 2023, depicting the evolution of the science of unitary human beings from the foremost Rogerian scholar of … Continue reading New Book Featuring Rogerian Nursing Science

Living Elizabeth Barrett’s Power Theory with ChatGPT

Contributors Dorothy Larkin, PhD, RN, and Christopher Moorhead, BA On May 1, 2023 I asked my new technical consultant son in law, Christopher Moorhead, to engage with me in a ChatGPT experiment with hypothetical students. GPT stands for Generative Pre-Training and has been in development for five years now by OpenAI. As a praxis informed … Continue reading Living Elizabeth Barrett’s Power Theory with ChatGPT

Request from the Society of Rogerian Scholars

From Violet Malinski The Resource Development Committee of the Society of Rogerian Scholars is attempting to locate  the following people who have developed research tools within the framework of the Science of Unitary Human Beings (SUHB). If they are no longer physically present, we would like to contact a family member, if possible. Our hope … Continue reading Request from the Society of Rogerian Scholars