Over the past 30 days, two pieces of federal legislation were introduced that address areas of frequent discussion by nurses, namely the national image of nurses and the inadequacy of our healthcare system. Texas Congresswoman and registered nurse, Eddie Bernice Johnson, introduced the National Nurse Act of 2019 (H.R. 1597/ S. 696) earlier this month, to... Continue Reading →
Today, we welcome Ashley Blackmon, who discusses the structural impediments to healthcare coverage in Georgia. No one should have to choose between groceries and healthcare. He looked like a deer in headlights. His brother started screaming at me from across the room. After the brother’s tirade, which I took in silence, he stomped out. “I... Continue Reading →
Remember the 2009 Institute of Medicine report on The Future of Nursing? We hear about it throughout nursing school, graduate programs, and doctoral work. The next iteration of this report is here. Now it is time for your voice to be heard. We know nurses weighing in on health care is vitally important. Learn more... Continue Reading →
We will post updates and planning logistics here and under the 2019 Think Tank tab for your reference and convenience. These messages will also be disseminated via email if you have signed up for the Think Tank (link to sign up here). Please be sure to answer the question about whether you are willing to... Continue Reading →
This week has been a busy one for us here at Radical Nurse, but we wanted to take a moment to share a site that has been doing great things! Check out Marilou Gagnon’s The Radical Nurse (link here: https://radicalnursesite.wordpress.com/about/) and think about submitting something there!! Or here! Marilou Gagnon, one of our shared favorites, does... Continue Reading →
Well before the birth of our Radical Nurses Collective, Cassandra Radical Feminist Nurses Network was formed, a direct response to the American Nurses Association failure to meaningfully engage women's liberation ideals in the early 1980s. Peggy Chinn and Charlene Wheeler and others convened a coven of sorts, a web spun by crone nurses across the... Continue Reading →
New article on the role of building theory in nursing knowledge from ANS!
The current featured article in ANS 42:1 is by Pamela G. Reed, PhD, RN, FAAN title “Intermodernism: A Philosophical Perspective for Development of Scientific Nursing Theory.” This article will also serve as a focus of discussion at a conference that will convene at Case Western Reserve University March 21-22 in Cleveland, OH, celebrating the 50th year since the first conferences focused on the disciplinary perspective of nursing, and the structure of nursing knowledge. Dr. Reed’s article will serve as a focus for discussion and debate for years to come, prompting advances in nursing knowledge development in the years ahead. Her aritcle is available to download at no cost while it is featured, and we welcome your comments here! Dr. Reed sent this message about her work.
I am SO pleased to have this paper published in Advances in Nursing Science! It was in this same…
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Find out more about the Poor People's Campaign five action points—combating systemic racism, poverty, militarization, ecological devastation, and the false narrative of religious nationalism—by clicking here. Vanessa Shields-Haas is a radical nurse and co-founder of http://www.radicalnurses.com. She advocates for harm reduction approaches to care and reproductive freedom for women in the deep South. Photo credit:... Continue Reading →
I am excited to share with you Nursology.net; a unique nursing research site for sharing published work that is not only impacting health, but also advancing nursing science. The site is effectively building a community of nursing scientists world-wide who are sharing their work about improving health policy, education, and practice. If you are a... Continue Reading →