Browsing Archives of Author »Peggy Chinn«

Selecting a journal for your work

August 30, 2017

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Many of the publishing resources in our previous post provide excellent guidelines for selecting a journal – but this brief animation is a terrific start!  Where it gets complicated is the ‘check” part when the evidence is not clear!  When you find yourself stuck – consult someone else for their opinion, and this blog is […]

Writing and publishing woes?

August 10, 2017

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Many nurse educators face the challenges of “publish or perish” which, added to the extreme demands involved in teaching nursing itself, create stress levels that no human should endure.  Even for many who do not face the pressure to write and publish, the desire to do so is strong. Nursing, whether practiced in direct (bedside, […]

Improving LGBT content in nursing education

July 18, 2017

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One of the best opportunities for learning about LGBT health is the annual GLMA Conference and Nursing Summit!  These conference provide an excellent opportunity to learn about LGBT health and the latest concerns in advancing LGBT health, but also the opportunity to meet some of the leading LGBT health activists and scholars! Here are the […]

Critical Caring Model for Teaching and Learning

May 26, 2017

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Recently I had the opportunity to spend a morning discussing approaches to teaching and learning with a group of nursing faculty at Florida Atlantic University. They, like so many other faculty groups, are eager to find constructive approaches to teaching and learning that address the today’s complex issues, and the focus of the FAU College […]

Disrupting Traditional Nursing Education

April 18, 2017

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There is an article recently published in Nursing Inquiry that I highly recommended for all nurse educators who seek emancipatory approaches to teaching and learning!  Here is the citation: Tengelin, E., & Dahlborg-Lyckhage, E. (2017). Discourses with potential to disrupt traditional nursing education: Nursing teachers’ talk about norm-critical competence. Nursing Inquiry, 24(1). https://doi.org/10.1111/nin.12166 The article starts […]

Reclaiming our University – and our Nursing programs

March 27, 2017

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Recently I learned about an initiative by faculty at the University of Aberdeen (Scotland) to reclaim their University in the more communal sense that an academic environment should be, in response to the increasing corporatization of higher education.  They have published a Manifesto that addresses the purpose of the University, the idea of academic freedom, […]

Novel idea or routine practice?

February 23, 2017

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For a long time one thing that has consistently impressed me, over the course of my career, is the fact that nurses typically are quite clear about what they think nursing should be.  In fact that is one of the outcomes of the research studies we conducted as part of the early days on the Nurse […]