Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 22, No. 4, July

ADDRESSING the Community Research Needs of Baccalaureate Students
Few would argue the need to apply nursing research to practice. Teaching a research course to RN-BSN students is an excellent opportunity to foster that application. This article describes a course designed to prepare students to assimilate relevant...
AFTER THE FUNDING IS GONE: Evaluating the Sustainability of a Community-Based Project
ABSTRACT The Rural Elderly Enhancement Project was a nurse-initiated grant funded by the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and administered by an urban school of nursing. The major purpose of the nine-year grant was the development of a model of community participation...
Announcements
The John A. Hartford Foundation Geriatric Nursing has selected 10 predoctoral and seven postdoctoral nurse scholars in a national competition as part of a new initiative aimed at building academic geriatric nursing capacity. The postdoctoral scholars...
Call for Resolutions
The Committee on Resolutions seeks resolutions to advance and implement the Goals and Objectives of the National League for Nursing. Proposed resolutions will be considered at the NLN Education Summit 2001, September 20-23, in Baltimore, Maryland....
Faculty Matters
Debbie A 1994 graduate of the RN Mobility Program (RN to BSN track) at Auburn University Montgomery, in Alabama, Debbie Faulk is now coordinator of the program. She completed a Nurse Practitioner Program in 1996 and, in 1998, began teaching full...
Honoring Our Heritage / Revealing Our Expectations
NLN remains committed to the principles and beliefs that the national nursing community expressed in 1952. We have a commitment to "diversity within unity" and to involvement of the public, both consumers and policy makers, in creating nursing to meet...
Linking Remote Practice to Research: TECHNOLOGY IN ACTION
NURSING FACULTY PRACTICES TODAY CONFRONT A MULTIEDGED SWORD THAT CAN BITE AND NICK THOSE WHO LACK THE KNOWLEDGE TO MASTER IT. Such knowledge comes from detailed data about the structure, processes, costs, and outcomes of faculty practice, coupled...
Nursing's Pioneers in the Associate Degree Movement
ASSOCIATE DEGREE PROGRAMS IN NURSING became part of the American system of nursing education in 1952, the year the National League for Nursing was established. From its beginnings, the NLN became a potent force in supporting as well as promoting nursing...
On the Web
http://allergy.mcg.edu Allergy, Asthma and Immunology Several new learning tools designed to teach health professionals about immunotherapy and its role in treating and even preventing asthma have been developed by the American College of Allergy,...
SAMHSA Resources
Because drug and alcohol abuse are often linked to teen violence, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Service Administration's Center for Substance Abuse Prevention has developed a series of 10 resource guides for parents and professionals. The guides...
Storytelling as Cultural Assessment
It is through culture that people make sense of their world. We do not have limitless possibilities of ways to act, or an infinite number of theories concerning existence. Culture is like a template that outlines the possibilities (1, p. 19). ABSTRACT...
Student Contributions to Clinical Agencies: A Comparison of Adult Health and Psychiatric Staff Nurses' Perceptions
Abstract Clinical rotations in acute medical and psychiatric inpatient facilities are an essential component of the education for undergraduate nursing students. The benefits students receive from these clinical experiences have been documented, but...
Students Helping Nurse Educators at the University of Texas
Incoming freshman and sophomore pre-nursing students at the University of Texas at Austin School of Nursing can profit from a new volunteer program that provides a rich learning experience. SHINE, Students Helping Nurse Educators, promotes one-on-one...
The Learning Academy
Now is the ideal time for enhancing the connections between nursing education and service, as the service world embraces learning and the academic world embraces service. One wonders how we got so far apart! Common sense alone would lead us to conclude...
Update
At its May 2001 meeting, the Board of Governors voted unanimously to reaffirm the National League for Nursing commitment to all types of nursing education. In addition, the Board voted to adopt the following goals and objectives for the years 2002...
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