Items listed under "health care"

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 making us who we are. “What is your personal view...  [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 Health Organization Framework for Action on Interprofessional Education and Collaborative...  [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 to apply what is being learned in the course to...  [Read More]

Save the Date: Annual Educational Institute

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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 month humanitarian aid, disaster relief, and community relationship projects mission...  [Read More]

Back to Nursing Being Influential

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS Nursing Program Last week we celebrated Presidents’ Day. As we honor our past leaders, we should also reflect on the role nurses should have in legislation and health policy.  Did you know that nurses...  [Read More]