By Roberta Raymond, PhD, RN, CNE Content courtesy of Chamberlain College of Nursing In many ways, patients are like students in a classroom. Their ability to understand the variables that shape their health is influenced by different life experiences, aptitudes for learning and preferred modalities, and their success depends largely on their ability to retain
To create a culture of health in each community, we first need to know how each is faring in terms of health and well-being. By using reliable and accessible tools, we can gather evidence-based information about our communities, and by working with our interprofessional and community partners, we can take concrete steps to improve health
With the start of the new year comes the start of our spring semester, and we should remember to leave any negativity we may have experienced in the past where it belongs — in the past. Although we shouldn’t dwell on the difficulties we’ve experienced in the past, we certainly can grow from these experiences.
Nurse educators from around the country shared words of wisdom on motivational teaching strategies that help nurses learn and flourish, whether in school, in facility inservice programs or in the clinical setting. Here’s what they had to say. Engage adult learners by facilitating a collaborative learning environment through the use of discussions and in-class group assignments.
By Diana Meeks, PhD, RN, CS, FNP, CNE, NE-BC (Content courtesy of Chamberlain College of Nursing) RNs are the largest segment of the nation’s healthcare workforce, according to the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 report “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health,” but they often are underrepresented on the leadership organizations that shape it. For
The mindfulness movement has enlightened and energized us and our interprofessional partners about the buddha brain, being fully present, and other concepts like breath and body awareness and mindfulness in action. In the spirit of the new year, here are some tips mindfulness experts, such as Rick Hanson, PhD, Susan L. Smalley, PhD, and Diana
As America’s nurse practitioners celebrated the 50th anniversary of the role in 2015, U.S. News & World Report ranked NP as the second-best job of the year.