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Nursing Faculty: Self-Care and Healing

It’s the time of year again. Nursing faculty are putting away their flip flops, washing the beach sand out of their hair, and heading back to campus. That is if you are a nursing faculty member who was lucky enough to not have to teach summer school, or work another nursing job to make ends […]

The Joy of Teaching Nursing Students: Enacting the Art of Self-Care Within Curricula to Decrease Amygdala Response

I am currently at the American Holistic Nurses Association conference in Snowbird, Utah. Snowbird is where I learned to ski 20 years ago when I first came here with my husband and his family. Snowbird is where my husband learned to ski and where my oldest daughter learned as well and it feels like home […]

What does a nurse educator do?

Having been in nursing education since 1997, I find that many folks do not understand what it is a nurse educator does. For instance, it is not unusual for a student or lay-person to make ask me about “when you used to be a nurse”, as if I am no longer a nurse if I […]