Caroline Mosca Presents at Annual Research Luncheon

Caroline Mosca, RN, PhD, attended the annual Research Luncheon at The City University Graduate Center in Manhattan.  Six PhD graduates in Nursing Science, including Dr. Mosca, were honored at this luncheon.  Dr.... [ read more ]

National Nurses Week: What is Your Personal View of Nursing?

We thought we’d end Nurses Week by asking select faculty at Excelsior College what the profession means to them. Join us in celebrating the importance of nursing and how it contributes to... [ read more ]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 2)

By Caroline K. Mosca PhD, RN (continued from Part 1) Online baccalaureate nursing programs offer the working nurse an opportunity to complete a baccalaureate degree program in a user-friendly fashion. Nurses can... [ read more ]

Associate Degree Nursing Programs: A Solid Foundation for Baccalaureate Education (Part 1)

By Caroline K.  Mosca PhD, RN Every story in the mosaic of history has a beginning, a cast of characters, a set of social circumstances, and its own momentum. The development of... [ read more ]

Happy National Interprofessional Health Care Month!

By Robin Dewald PhD, RN, CNE The National Academies of Practice proclaim the month of April as “National Interprofessional Health Care Month.” According to the National League for Nursing (2015), “The World... [ read more ]

Community Health Nursing: A Service Learning Experience

By Patrick O., RN Students in NUR 448 Community Health Nursing engage in a service learning experience as part of the requirement of the course. This experience provides students with the opportunity... [ read more ]

Annual Education Institute: Call for Abstracts

Call for Abstracts and Early Registration June 2, 2017 Annual Educational Institute Presenting: Lessons from the Field: Innovations in Veteran Education, Transitions, and Care **Now accepting proposals and abstracts for poster or podium... [ read more ]

Write on Nurses!

Check out this post about writing in the nursing profession by Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN, that was featured on Excelsior’s Online Writing Lab Blog: Write on Nurses!... [ read more ]

Simulation Workshop for Nursing Students

By Cathy DeChance, PhD, RN; Lisa Robert, MS, RNC; Dawn Olbrych, MSN, CNE; Nicole Hedowski, MSN, RN, NE-BC; Karla Scavo, MS, RN Through the Retention/Persistence Proposal, money was obtained from the Office of the Provost, so... [ read more ]

Taking Time to Care for Yourself

By Sharon Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN, Lead Faculty Program Director, BS-MS You find yourself juggling, work, home life, school, and a social life (if you have one), every day of the week.... [ read more ]

Nurse Faculty Spread Knowledge and Care Across the World

Text by Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, MBA, MS, RN-BC; photos courtesy of Patricia Klimkewicz, PhD, MBA, MS, RN-BC On a sunny day in May, I boarded the Navy hospital ship USNS Mercy (TAH-19) for a five... [ read more ]

Reflecting on Nursing Through Jeopardy

By Patti Cannistraci Every evening I look forward to watching Jeopardy, the game show that poses answers to which contestants provide the question. Some days I am pretty good with the response... [ read more ]

School of Nursing Represents Excelsior at Baccalaureate Education Conference

By Dr. Barbara Pieper and Dr. Patti Cannistraci The 2016 Baccalaureate Education Conference, sponsored by The American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN), was held in Anaheim, CA with the theme of... [ read more ]

School of Nursing Reminds You to Pay It Forward This Thanksgiving Season

By Patricia Cannistraci “Pay it forward”: a popular term used to describe a person’s response to an act of kindness, whereby the kindness is not paid back directly, but is instead passed... [ read more ]

There are 3 Million Nurses in the U.S.: Will We Vote in the 2016 Presidential Election?

By Patricia Cannistraci, DNS, RN, CNE This week our country will elect a new president, along with many other officials at the local, regional, and national level. I can only imagine the impact... [ read more ]

Test Taking Strategies

By Lisa Robert   Test taking techniques are strategies one can utilize to analyze a test item. The most important skill for the test taker is the ability to read the question... [ read more ]

Raising Cancer Awareness

By Patty Nedo Most people fear a cancer diagnosis. We’ve become familiar with the sight of support ribbons displayed to raise awareness about different types of cancer, such as pink ribbons that... [ read more ]

Using Twitter in the Classroom

By Amy Erickson About five years ago, one university encouraged instructors and staff to create Twitter accounts. Unfortunately, the instructors and staff weren’t given any guidance as to how or why to... [ read more ]

How to Write a Scholarly Paper

By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Before you begin to write your next scholarly paper, you may want to think about the four different types of writing one can do: Expository... [ read more ]

Travel and Learn in Rome in Spring 2017

Join faculty members from Loyola University Chicago, Niehoff School of Nursing next year in Rome, Italy for nine days of travel and immersion learning for health care leaders. Participants can choose to... [ read more ]

Elements of a Well Written Paper

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS in Nursing Program What are the elements of a well written paper? Begin by taking a look at the assignment and the rubric.... [ read more ]

Vaccinations: Do We Need Them?

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program Vaccination is an important health care issue, especially regarding the vaccination of children. Tasked with promoting community health, nurses play a... [ read more ]