Nursing Faculty Shortage: What Can I Do About It?

By Mark F. Wahl, MS, RN and Dawne Olbrych, MS, RN The shortage of nurses across the United States includes a significant shortage of qualified faculty to teach, which has in turn... [ read more ]

Annual Educational Institute Supports Just Culture

On May 5, 2016, the Annual Educational Institute organized by the Excelsior College School of Nursing was held at The Century House in Latham, New York. Attendees both online and in person... [ read more ]

Japanese Edition of “The Call to Nursing” Published

“The Call of Nursing: Stories from the Front Lines of Health Care,” which features stories from 23 Excelsior grads, was recently translated into Japanese. The publisher is Nishimura Bookshop and Publisher, located... [ read more ]

Kastur, The Power of One Woman

By Esther Bankert, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS in Nursing Kastur’s life with Mahatma began as a young girl, marrying a man she never knew or chose to be with, as... [ read more ]

Alumni Webinar on Workplace Violence

In honor of National Nurses Week, Alumni Leadership Council Member Sandy Butterfield, BS in Nursing ’86, is launching The Shift Report, a quarterly Alumni Speaker Series that will explore the issues that... [ read more ]

Professionalism in Nursing

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director I recently attended a conference where professional was discussed and defined. It became apparent that professionalism is defined uniquely through... [ read more ]

Recent Grad’s Capstone Project is Selected for ENA Poster Presentation

Lisa Dukes, MSN ’16, AS ’08, of Grovetown, Georgia, reports that her capstone project from the fall 2015 session of NUR 685 Nursing Informatics Capstone was selected as a poster presentation for... [ read more ]

What I Learned at the Royal College of Nursing Conference

By Fran Ludwig I had no expectations as I traveled across ‘the pond’ to England to attend the Royal College of Nursing conference-my primary goal was to present with my colleague Bonny... [ read more ]

Urinary Incontinence Research with Associate Degree Nursing Students

Sharon Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN,  conducted a study with associate degree nursing students’ to determine if their beliefs, attitudes, knowledge of urinary incontinence (UI) impacted their clinical judgment when caring for a... [ read more ]

What I Learned at the Royal College of Nursing’s 100 year Celebration

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program Last month I had the honor of attending and presenting at the Royal College of Nursing Education Forum International Conference and... [ read more ]

Learn More about Diabetes

By Mark Wahl, MS, RN, Faculty Program Director Nearly 30 million children and adults in this country are diagnosed with diabetes Diabetes often goes undiagnosed because many of its symptoms may seem... [ read more ]

Simulation Places a Role in Online Learning

By Tresa Kaur Dusaj, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE, CTN-A Faculty Program Director One of the reasons simulation was introduced in nursing was due to the shortage of clinical sites. It was first... [ read more ]

Master’s Graduates Display Poster at National Conference

Baby, it’s worth it!  Three recent Excelsior College Master of Science in Nursing Education graduates and their mentor presented a poster at the American Association of Colleges of Nursing Master’s Education conference... [ read more ]

Latest Issue of N21 Examines Ageism

Issue 6 of N21: Nursing in the 21st Century, edited by Maureen Boshier and published by Hudson Whitman/ Excelsior College Press, is now live. The theme is The New Maturity: Rethinking Ageism,... [ read more ]

College to Host Educational Institute on May 5

“Promoting a Just Culture Through Nursing Education” is the topic of the 2016 Educational Institute sponsored by Excelsior College on Thursday May 5, 2016 at the Century House in Latham, New York.... [ read more ]

Assistant Dean Lends Support During In-Flight Medical Emergency

Stacy Farber, director of assessment and program evaluation, related this account of support provided by Patricia Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE, assistant dean of the RN-BS & MS Nursing Programs, on a recent flight. “Patti... [ read more ]

Kehm and Ludwig to Present at Royal College of Nursing’s 100 Year Celebration

In March 2016, Bonny Kehm and Fran Ludwig, faculty program directors in the BS in nursing program, will be speaker presenters at the Royal College of Nursing Education Forum International Conference and Exhibition... [ read more ]

Excelsior Is Hiring Full-time Nursing Faculty and Part-time Clinical Faculty

Are you or a colleague interested in working at Excelsior College? Do you have a master’s degree in nursing? An RN license or eligibility for licensure to practice in New York state? Do... [ read more ]

Healing Touch Assists in Improving Health and Healing

By Ellen LaDieu, MS, RN, AHN-BC Healing Touch Certified Practitioner (HTCP) Lead Faculty Program Director Healing Touch is an integrative modality used by nurses and other educated practitioners to assist people with... [ read more ]

Nagelsmith to Make Women and Leadership Presentation

 The 60th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women will take place March 14 – 24 at the UN Headquarters and surrounding venues in New York City. This year, Laurie Nagelsmith, PhD,... [ read more ]

Navigating the Holidays and Healthy Eating

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program The holidays are near and now is the perfect time to be creative with healthy alternatives when you’re cooking at holiday... [ read more ]

Let the Games Begin

By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Lead Faculty Program Director, Graduate Nursing Program Healthy competition is good for the soul. So, why do we complain when we see children playing video... [ read more ]

The Heritage of Women in the Navy

By Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, RN-BC, nurse faculty mentor for the Veteran’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program (VBSN) By As Veteran’s Day is approaching and a veteran myself, I am reflecting on... [ read more ]