A Handbook for Caring Science Expanding the Paradigm

Contributor: Peggy Chinn
September 23, 2018

Editors

William E. Rosa, MS, AGPCNP-BC, ACHPN, FCCM

Sara Horton-Deutsch, PhD, RN, ANEF, FAAN, Caritas Coach

(Margaret) Jean Watson, RN; AHN-BC; PhD; FAAN; LL (Living Legend)

Associate Editors:

Marlaine Smith, RN, PhD, AHN-BC, FAAN

Marian C. Turkel, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Marilyn (Dee) Ray, RN, PhD, CTN-A, FAAN. Colonel (Ret.), United States Air Force Nurse Corps

First Published – September 28, 2018

Rosa, W., Horton-Deutsch, S., & Watson, J. (Eds.). (2018). A Handbook for Caring Science: Expanding the Paradigm. Springer Publishing Company.

Major Concepts

SECTION I: THE DISCIPLINARY DISCOURSE: THEORIES AND FRAMEWORKS
EVOLVING TO UNITARY CARING SCIENCE

SECTION II. CONVERGING PARADIGMS: CONSTRUCTING NEW WORLDVIEWS

SECTION III. CARING SCIENCE LITERACY: FROM CARITAS TO GLOBAL
COMMUNITAS

SECTION IV. CARITAS LITERACY AS A FOUNDATION FOR NURSING EDUCATION

SECTION V. AUTHENTICATING CARING SCIENCE THROUGH SCHOLARLY INQUIRY

SECTION VI. TOUCHING THE SPACE OF PRAXIS

SECTION VII. REDEFINING HEALTHCARE THROUGH HEART- CENTERED WISDOM

SECTION VIII. GLOBAL CARING SCIENCE

SECTION IX. EMERGING INQUIRY: THE EVOLUTION OF A SCIENCE

SECTION X. JOURNEYS INTO THE TRANSPERSONAL: AESTHETIC WAYS
OF KNOWING

Brief Description

(from Springer website

This groundbreaking work is an encyclopedic reference on the full spectrum of Human Caring Science. With contributions from highly accomplished scholars and practitioners from six continents, it spans the evolution of Caring Science from its origins 40 years ago through its ongoing innovation and development and into the future. Comprehensive and in-depth, this resource brings multigenerational perspectives to Caring Science and demonstrates its ethical nursing applications across cross-cultural settings worldwide.

Key Features:

  • Traces the history of Caring Science and merges it with current and future perspectives
  • Provides a “how-to” guide for understanding the integration of theories, frameworks, and paradigms into practice, research, and education
  • Distills a vision of how to transform systems with a caring consciousness and a commitment to ethically informed action
  • Enables readers to cross-reference Caring Science leaders across specialties
  • Illustrates Caring Science practice through case studies, examples, and discourses
  • Supports hospitals in procuring or maintaining ANCC Magnet certification
    Identifies research and practice opportunities for readers to integrate Caring Science into their professional milieus

Editors

William E. Rosa

William Rosa is currently an RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar, University of Pennsylvania, School of Nursing, PhD Program, Philadelphia, PA and Nurse Practitioner, Supportive Care Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center (MSKCC), New York, NY. Mr. Rosa received his BSN magna cum laude from NYU Rory Meyers College of Nursing (2009) and was valedictorian of his MSN class, Hunter College (2014). He recently completed the MSKCC Palliative Care Fellowship (2016-2017); additional specialties or board certifications include holistic nursing, critical care, nurse coaching, and global health. Mr. Rosa spent one year with the Human Resources for Health Program in Rwanda, East Africa (2015-2016), contributing to the curriculum content for the first Masters-prepared nursing cohort in the country.  Other notable works:

Rosa, W. (2017). A new era in global health: Nursing and the United Nations 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Rosa, W. (2016). Nurses as leaders: Evolutionary visions of leadership. New York, NY: Springer Publishing.

Sara Horton-Deutsch

Sara Horton-Deutsch joined the faculty at the University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions in fall 2018 as a full professor. Over the past 4.5 years she served as the Jean Watson Caring Science Chair at the University of Colorado. In this role, she advanced the art and science of human caring knowledge, ethics, and clinical practice in nursing and health sciences. She fostered research, teaching, and practice of human caring through an interprofessional PhD program and continuing education training programs that integrated new knowledge from humanities, arts, cross-cultural spiritual disciplines, and emerging scientific disciplines. Sara’s work in reflective practice has been published in two books coedited with Dr. Gwen Sherwood: Reflective Practice: Transforming Education and Improving Outcomes (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2012 & 2017) and Reflective Organizations: On the Front Lines of QSEN & Reflective Practice Implementation (Sigma Theta Tau International, 2015).

(Margaret) Jean Watson (1940 – )

Education

  • Ph.D. in educational psychology and counseling (1973), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Graduate study in social and clinical psychology (1970), University of Colorado Graduate School, Boulder, CO
  • 1966 M.S. in psychiatric mental-health nursing with a minor in psychology (1966), University of Colorado Medical Center, Denver, CO
  • B.S. in nursing (1964), University of Colorado, Boulder, CO
  • Diploma in nursing (1961), Lewis-Gale School of Nursing, Roanoke, VA
  • Honorary doctorates from Universidad Maria Auxiliadora, Lima, Peru (2017); Univeridad Popular del Cesar, Colombia, South America (2017)

Experience

  • Staff nurse position at North Carolina Baptist Hospital, Bowman Gray Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC (1961-1962); Cheyenne Memorial Hospital, Cheyenne, WY (1966)
  • Staff nurse and administrative positions at Mt. Airy Psychiatric Hospital, Denver, CO (1961, 1962); Boulder Memorial Hospital, Boulder, CO (1962-1963);
  • Faculty positions at College of Nursing, University of Wyoming, Cheyenne and Laramie, WY (1966-1969, 1971-1972)
  • Faculty and administrative positions, University of Colorado School of Nursing, Denver, CO (1973-2012), including Dean (1984-1990)
  • Founder and Director, Center for Human Caring, University of Colorado Health Sciences Center, Denver, CO (1986-1997)
  • Visiting faculty position, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA (Fall 1982)
  • International Kellogg Fellowship and Study: Perth, Australia, (New Zealand, India, Taiwan, R.O.C., and Thailand) (1981-1982)
  • International Fulbright Research Award – Sweden; Lectureship, Additional
    Study: Australia, New Zealand, Finland, Denmark, and United Kingdom (1990-1991)
  • Currently, Founder and Director, Watson Caring Science Institute
  • Distinguished Professor & Dean Emerita, University of Colorado College of Nursing, Anschutz Medical Center campus, Denver, CO
  • View CV here

(From https://www.watsoncaringscience.org/jean-bio/)