Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 20, No. 1, January

ADDRESS TO THE First National Faculty Meeting
As Beverly Malone, the president of the American Nurses Association, said, "The future of nursing is not inevitable, it is inventable." We, the faculty of schools of nursing, play a major role in inventing the future as we conduct our work of reaching,...
AN INNOVATIVE MODEL for International Undergraduate Education
Educational exchange programs have a long academic history. Through such programs, students expand their knowledge of cultures in their home country and the larger world. Typically, students learn about a particular substantive area, such as politics,...
EDUCATION for the NEW MILLENNIUM
Excerpts from the First NLN Education Summit and Joint Annual Meeting of the NLN Education Councils As we prepared for the 1998 Education Summit, Refocusing the Lens: Nursing Education for the New Millennium, held in Chicago last September 24-26,...
Education News
WHAT IS NEW at your school of nursing? Please contact Nursing and Health Care Perspectives, c/o Leslie Block, Publications Manager, at the National League for Nursing, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006; fax 212/812-0393; lblock@nln.org. Frances Payne...
End NOTE
One hundred years ago, Lillian Wald addressed the Sixth Annual Convention of the American Society of Superintendents of Training Schools for Nurses, a predecessor organization of the National League for Nursing. The founder of the Henry Street Settlement...
New Resources
Controlling Allergens with Soap and Detergent Information on lifestyle strategies and cleaning practices that help get allergies and asthma under control is available in an education program from the Soap and Detergent Association. Medical and indoor...
NEWS FROM the Board of Governors
The NLN Board of Governors met November 13-14 in New York City. According to CEO Ruth Corcoran, the meeting had "historic importance" and set "the NLN agenda that will evolve over the next two years." President Rhetaugh G. Dumas facilitated the meeting,...
NLNAC Frequently Asked Questions
How Does NLNAC Monitor the Standards and Criteria It Uses? NLNAC seeks to provide the highest quality service and consumer satisfaction using the principles of total quality management (TQM) in its systematic evaluation plan. NLNAC defines TQM using...
The Councils Respond
Representatives from each of the four NLN Education Councils were asked, What will nursing be like when the towers come down? Here are their brief responses. M. Elaine Tagliareni Council of Associate Degree Programs In associate degree nursing...
The Opportunity That Is Nursing
THIS IS A PERIOD OF GREAT DISLOCATION AND ENORMOUS OPPORTUNITY in health care in the United States. What strikes many as a chaotic, confusing, and conflicting change from the past is, in fact, a process of fundamental realignment of purposes, processes,...
THOUGHTS ON NURSING: Where It Has Been and Where It Is Going?
Where? Where it has been and where it is going? WHEN I AGREED to speak about values for the future of nursing education, I had no idea that this talk would coincide with one of the most intense periods of personal reflection of my life. As I began...
"Together We Stand" Ruth Sleeper and the Early Years
"Together We Stand" Ruth Sleeper and the Early Years On June 16, 1952, the National League of Nursing Education (NLNE), an organization that since 1912 had been instrumental in the crusade to advance nursing education in America, convened autonomously...
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