Nursology Vanguard

Last week, Case Western Reserve University's Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing held a conference on, "Nursing Theory: A 50 Year Perspective, Past and Future".  Dr Peggy Chinn, PhD, RN, FAAN, the editor of Advances in Nursing Science and the Nurse Manifest Activism Project, shared her vision of the future in her keynote speech, "The Discipline of Nursing: Moving... Continue Reading →

Nurseflash: Updates on Key Legislation

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 →

The Radical Nurse

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: and think about submitting something there!!  Or here! Marilou Gagnon, one of our shared favorites, does... Continue Reading →

Cassandra Radical Feminist Nurses Network

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 →

Intermodernism and Nursing Theory Development

New article on the role of building theory in nursing knowledge from ANS!

ANS: Advances in Nursing Science Blog

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.

Pamela Reed

I am SO pleased to have this paper published in Advances in Nursing Science! It was in this same…

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