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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Nursology: A world-wide nursing research site

I am excited to share with you; 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 →

Critical reflection on nursing sheroes

The legacy of midwifery and public health nursing all-star, Mary Breckinridge, solidified my decision to attend Frontier Nursing University’s nurse practitioner program. Her development and implementation of a nursing-led program to care for rural and underserved communities in rural Kentucky, based on her research of public and community health programs in Scotland, England, and France,... Continue Reading →

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