Nursing and Health Care Perspectives

Articles from Vol. 21, No. 5, September

Action in Adversity in the 1930s and 1940s: Effie Taylor, Nellie Hawkinson, and Stella Goostray
THE GREAT DEPRESSION of the 1930s had a devastating effect on the nursing profession. Conditions changed rapidly as clinics and public hospitals became overcrowded and public health agencies were swamped with requests to serve a society in need (1)....
Announcements
Sara E. Barger, DPA, RN, FAAN, dean and professor at the University of Alabama Capstone College of Nursing, Tuscaloosa, and a member of the NLN Board of Governors, has been named a Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Executive Nurse Fellow. Fourteen other...
BECOMING Part of a Community Teaching Strategies of Latina Nursing Faculty
AS A RULE, NURSE EDUCATORS SUPPORT the integration of culture and cultural diversity into the curriculum. While they strive to help students become culturally competent practitioners, they often report difficulty in creating didactic and experiential...
CRITICAL THINKING OUTCOMES of Computer-Assisted Instruction versus Written Nursing Process
Emphasis placed on the development of critical thinking in higher education and nursing education has been accompanied by the challenge to develop effective teaching strategies. While the connection between critical thinking development and computer-assisted...
Education News
WHAT IS NEW at your school of nursing? Please contact Nursing and Health Care Perspectives, c/o Leslie Block, Publications Manager, National League for Nursing, 61 Broadway, New York, NY 10006; fax 212/812-0393; lblock@nln.org. Recruiting Minority...
Faculty Matters
AT NLN's 24th Biennial Convention in June 1999, Pamela R. Jeffries, DNS, RN, was presented with the Lucile Petry Leone award, which honors an NLN member and outstanding nurse teacher with less than seven years of teaching experience within the last...
Interagency Council on Information Resources for Nursing
The 21st edition of the interagency Council on Information Resources for Nursing's biennial list is presented as a resource for collection development and for use in locating nursing information. The list includes print, multimedia, and electronic...
Mere Mortals as the Majority
IN ANOTHER LIFE I must have been a horticulturist, a painter, a dancer, or perhaps even a concert pianist. Whatever I was, it was an intense artistic and creative experience. I keep searching for that other side of self, hoping that the other side...
NEWS FROM Assessment and Evaluation
New Achievement Tests A&E is offering several new achievement tests. These tests are nationally normed, which allows faculty to compare their students' test results with others from across the country. Written by experts in the field, NLN Achievement...
NLNAC Frequently Asked Questions
What is the faculty role in relation to scholarship and teaching? What does this have to do with NLNAC accreditation? NLNAC IS IN THE BUSINESS OF NURSING PROGRAM ACCREDITATION. One way NLNAC attends to nursing program accreditation is to aid in...
On the Web
www.americanheart.org/CAP American Heart Association Despite counseling, many patients fail to understand the importance of following professional advice regarding smoking, medication, and weight management. The consumer part of this two-part...
Resource Center
NEW RESOURCES Medication Guide for the Elderly The Council on Family Health has updated its educational guide for seniors on safe and responsible medicine use. "Medicines and You: A Guide for Older Americans" provides practical information about...
TAKING Environmental Health Education SERIOUSLY
FACED WITH AN EXPLOSION in the number and complexity of environmental risks to health, nurses must broaden their view of the environment to include the intricate interplay of human life with physical, chemical, biological, and social forces. Increasing...
The Collective Intellect of Nurses: Three Approaches to the Cyclic Shortage Conundrum
NURSING IS ONCE AGAIN IN THE MIDST OF ONE OF ITS CYCLIC SHORTAGES, with forecasts of an even more intense shortage developing by 2010. At the American Nurses Association Convention in June, I represented NLN in a panel discussion on bow national nursing...
Yesterday, Today, & Tomorrow
Transitioning Through Time with the Cleveland Council of Black Nurses Children, I come back today To tell you a story of the long dark way That I had to climb, That I had to know In order that the race might live and grow. From "The Negro Mother,"...
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