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Abstract Submission Opens for the Nursing Philosophy Conference

Abstracts are now being accepted for the 24th International Philosophy of Nursing Conference. The theme will be Personhood: Philosophies, Applications and Critiques in Healthcare, but all topics in nursing philosophy are welcome. The conference will be held on June 16-18, 2021, hosted by the Institute of Health and Care Sciences at the University of Gothenburg.… Continue reading Abstract Submission Opens for the Nursing Philosophy Conference

Nursing Philosophy: Addressing current debates in nursing theory, education, and practice

A live-streamed virtual panel Thursday, Feb. 49-11AM Pacific, 12-2PM Eastern, 5-7PM GMT Registration is required and attendance is limited to 500. Click here to register now Panelists and topics Barb Pesut, PhD RN, Professor at University of British Columbia Okanagan, CanadaClaiming the margins: Politics and PhilosophyPeggy Chinn, PhD RN, Professor Emerita at University of Connecticut,… Continue reading Nursing Philosophy: Addressing current debates in nursing theory, education, and practice

Introducing the Center for Nursing Philosophy

The Center for Nursing Philosophy (CNP) is housed within the Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing at the University of California, Irvine. The CNP aims to provide a platform for increased nursing philosophy scholarship development and dissemination, as well as wider engagement with the local, national, and international philosophy community to identify new foci… Continue reading Introducing the Center for Nursing Philosophy

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