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 has worsened the shortage of nurses. Factors such as compensation,...  [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 were inspired by the key note speaker, Jane Barnsteiner, PhD,...  [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 one’s own interpretation. I define professionalism as representing nursing in...  [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 the Emergency Nurses Association (ENA) 2016 conference in Los Angeles....  [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 Exhibition in England. The conference titled, Partners in practice –the...  [Read More]