Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 19, No. 2, March-April

After the Flood: A Strategic Primary Health Care Plan for Homeless and Migrant Populations
An environmental crisis, such as flood, can significantly affect health care delivery and services in a community. Environmental disasters can be particularly devastating to already vulnerable populations such as the homeless and migrants, who, because...
Building Community: Developing Skills for Interprofessional Health Professions Education and Relationship-Centered Care
The restructuring of the health care system has raised numerous questions about the nursing work force: Are we preparing too many nurses? Are nurses being prepared to work in a market-driven, managed care health delivery system? Should some schools be...
Community Nursing Research: Nuevo Leon, Mexico
After a 10-year history of community health nursing research conducted by graduate students at the Universidad Antonoma de Nuevo-Leon in Monterrey, Mexico, the faculty recognized a need to synthesize their work into a monograph. The purpose was to guide...
From the Caring Value to the Bottom Line: The Impact of Health Care Reform on Nursing
How do staff nurses view the complex changes that have resulted from health care reform? What has been the impact of changes in care delivery on job satisfaction and career commitment? W A qualitative research study was completed with the purpose...
Partnership for Health Care: An Academic Nursing Center in a Rural Community College
An Academic Nursing Center in a Rural Community College Academic nursing centers, owned and administered by schools of nursing, provide ambulatory care in settings in which nurses are both health care providers and clinic managers. Such centers are...
President's Message
Certainly, no other national nursing organizations has in its membership the diversity in education, experience, wisdom, and talents that reside in the National League for Nursing. I regret that the demands on my time and energy have not permitted me...
Weaving the Web of Nursing
Ours is a relationship science. Nursing exists only in interaction with others. Our professional services require us to care for others, to talk with them and touch them, and, simply stated, to relate to them on a wide range of levels ten physical,...