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 in England. Their presentation, “Returning to Our Roots: Person-Centered Care...  [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 improving health and healing.  It is an energy therapy which...  [Read More]

National Grouch Day

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program According to Sesame Street, October 15 is “National Grouch Day” in the world of Muppets. Having a balanced life might help us feel less grouchy and maintain homeostasis and health maintenance....  [Read More]

Who Is the Face of Domestic Violence?

By Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN Lead Faculty Program Director, Graduate Nursing Program Ray Rice, a former professional football player for the Ravens, was the face of domestic violence in 2014 when videos of him hitting his fiancée in the face...  [Read More]

Nursing: The Ways of Knowing

By Stephanie Black Brugger, RN, BS and Holly Evans Madison, PhD, RN Professionals define themselves in terms of what knowledge they possess and seek to acquire. Have you ever considered how nurses add to their knowledge base? Barbara Carper (1978) identified four fundamental...  [Read More]

October is Health Literacy Month: Finding the Right Words for Better Health

By Fran Ludwig, MS, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program Did you know that only 12 percent of adults in the United States have PROFICIENT health literacy while 14 percent have BELOW basic level health literacy? This means that the majority of the patients you...  [Read More]

Masella Joins College as Nursing Faculty Program Director

Norine Masella, MS, RN, CNE, has joined the School of Nursing as faculty program director for the AD Nursing Program. Masella has over 20 years of associate degree in nursing teaching experience as an instructor at Ellis Hospital and as assistant professor of nursing...  [Read More]

Dean Pollard Elected to New York State ANA

Mary Lee Pollard, PhD, RN, CNE, dean of the School of Nursing has been elected to the American Nurses Association – New York Board of Directors.  Polard took the oath of office at the organization’s annual meeting on September 26....  [Read More]

Nursing Honor Society Receives National Award

The Tau Kappa at Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International, the Honor Society of Nursing, has been selected to receive the 2015 Chapter Key Award.  Presented  biennially at the STTI Convention, the Chapter Key Awards honor STTI chapters that excel in chapter...  [Read More]

In the Library: Nursing Ebooks at Your Fingertips

The Excelsior College Library has thousands of great ebooks on topics in nursing and health that you can access anywhere!  Keep in mind what you will probably not find: traditional nursing textbooks in electronic format. Publishers want you to pay for them...  [Read More]