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Kylie Smith Wins the AAHN Lavina L. Dock Award

The American Association for the History of Nursing has awarded Kylie Smith's new book, Talking Therapy, the Lavina L. Dock Award. The Dock Award recognizes outstanding research in the history of nursing. Published by Rutgers University Press, Talking Therapy traces the rise of modern psychiatric nursing in the United States from the 1930s to the 1970s.… Continue reading Kylie Smith Wins the AAHN Lavina L. Dock Award

New book of interest

Becoming Beauvoir: A Life From the publisher's website: "This ground-breaking biography draws on never-before-published diaries and letters to tell the fascinating story of how Simone de Beauvoir became herself." Published by Bloomsbury Press

Innovative Virtual Nursing Conference Held on Twitter During Pandemic

On April 20, 2020 a 12-hour Twitter conference was held, organized by a group of innovative nurse scholars, prolific Tweeters and change makers. The conference title was Nursing Mutual Aid 2020. According to the website, the group was “co-created by nurses & midwives to support mutual aid, to foster global connections, & to amplify new… Continue reading Innovative Virtual Nursing Conference Held on Twitter During Pandemic

New Book of Interest

Nursing Literature Reviews: A Reflection by Martin Lipscombe Literature reviews are undertaken by students, researchers, clinicians and educationalists – that is, almost all nurses. Despite much excellent work, exploring the assumptions and practices that constitute searching for and reviewing literature has merit, and prompting those who undertake these activities to think critically about what it… Continue reading New Book of Interest