|Designing class participation experiences for the introverted student.
||Class participation for students is such a common expectation of nurse educators that it is easy to overlook the need to tailor class participation activities to individual student needs. An understanding of the various temperaments of individuals, e...
|Establishing A Parish Nursing Program.
||Parish nurses are health educators who integrate faith and health to keep the body, mind, and soul healthy and happy. In the US, there are over 3,000 parish nurses who are considered educators, personal health counselors, and trainers of volunteers. ...
|Fun and Games in reviewing neonatal emergency care
||Objective: To develop a game-based review instrument for use by newborn caregivers in preparing for emergency situations.
Design: One hundred and one test questions covering pathophysiology, resuscitation, and medications were developed. The questio...
|The Maoris of New Zealand: A historical view of culture and family.
||The Maoris of New Zealand have an interesting history and culture. In this selected review of literature supplemented with data from limited interviews with Maoris is described their history of settlement, oppression, and rebuilding of their cultures...
|Mental disorders and syndromes found among Asia residing in The United States
||The Asian population in the United States is the fastest growing minority; consequently it behooves psychiatric nurses and other mental health professionals to be aware of symptom presentation of emotional problems that may differ from those of other...
|Mentoring new faculty
||This is a report of the process and evaluation of 12 years of mentoring new faculty in a university nursing faculty of 48 members. Each new faculty member is paired with an experienced faculty member who serves as a mentor for a year. Evaluations com...
|Nursing Administration in Russia.
||During graduate studies in a nursing administration program, an opportunity presented itself to travel to a rural Russian community of 10,000 to study the healthcare system. The Russian healthcare system has not changed much since the Soviet days. Al...
|Patient attitudes towards advance directives.
||Purpose: To explore hospitalized patients’ attitudes toward advance directives, their reasons for completing or not completing advance directive forms, and demographic differences between patients who did and did not complete advance directive forms....
|Preventing Secondary Pregnancy in Adolescents: A Model Program.
||The Dollar-A-Day program in Greensboro, North Carolina, was established in 1990 to prevent subsequent pregnancies in girls under 16 years of age who had already given birth to one child. Conceptualized by nursing professors and using principles from ...
|Religious activities and health outcomes: College Bound Sisters Program.
||College Bound Sisters (CBS) is a program that helps younger sisters of teenage mothers change their life trajectory by accomplishing three objectives: avoidance of pregnancy, completion of high school, and enrollment in college. Data related to relig...
|Rural America: A call for nurses to address mental health issues.
||At the time we were preparing to write this editorial, we received an e-mail from the American Psychiatric Nurses Association (APNA) stating that there would be cuts in the Title VII and VIII programs, which fund the health professions, particularly ...
|Searching for a Dean: Getting the Qualities You Want
||The dean holds a key position in a school of nursing. When this position is vacated, a search for new leadership becomes paramount for the organization. The report of Nichols, Bower, Collier, and Gray (1989) addressed searching for a dean and it was ...
|Student/Faculty Roles in writing Research Papers.
||Many research papers, however, are not directed and evaluated by a committee but by a single faculty member. Synthesizing the roles of the "Four E's" — encourager, editor, and exterminator, plus the role of energizer— into the personage of one facult...
|The underutilization of mental health services among Asians living in the United States.
||Asian-Americans are the fastest-growing minority in the United States, and they are a culturally diverse group. Knowledge about this growing minority population is important for the purposes of planning appropriate mental health care. Asian-Americans...
|Use of Clinical Journals to Enhance Thinking.
||The clinical journal offers a valuable medium through which faculty can teach critical thinking. Both analysis and evaluation of the interactions and relationships between clinical practice, theory, and research can be greatly enhanced through carefu...
|Use of writing portfolios for interdisciplinary assessment of critical thinking outcomes of nursing students.
||This article discusses an interdisciplinary research project in which faculty from nursing and english collaborated in the assessment of students' critical thinking skills as reflected in writing portfolios. Faculty reviewed students' writing portfol...