Browsing Archives of Author »Peggy Chinn«

NurseManifest resource for teaching nursing history

June 6, 2018


For those wondering where we have been on this blog since our last post — in January no less (!!) — we have been busy on the NurseManifest website organizing a nursing activism think tank!  The event itself will be in July, but leading up to the event we have developed an “Inspiration for Activism” […]

Calling forth the best

January 20, 2018


One of the most dramatic changes that any nurse educator can make is to enact a philosophy of “calling forth the best.”  I first realized the significance of this concept when I read Nel Noddings’ book Philosophy of Education,* in which she explored caring as a moral foundation for education.  In Noddings’ view, all people (including […]

“Peace & Power” for the classroom

December 9, 2017


A scattering of nurse educators have used “Peace & Power” for classroom group process for a number of years, myself included!  A few of us who have worked with this model for teaching and learning occasionally connect with one another to discuss the challenges we face, and to share ways in which we have created […]

Is your job interfering with your work?

October 22, 2017


I have often remarked that this is why I retired – my job was interfering with my work! But the fact is that many nursing faculty I encounter who feel this way are nowhere near being able to retire, and of course, none of us want to hasten the process of aging! So the question […]

Selecting a journal for your work

August 30, 2017


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


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


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 […]