Articles by Nursing Staff

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Caroline K. Mosca, RN, PhD Recently I had a manuscript published in Nursing Education Perspectives in November 2017, titled “Flipping the nursing classroom without flipping out the students.” This article was based on research implementing a flipped classroom with nursing students in a traditional, brick-and-mortar setting. A flipped classroom is student-led, with a focus on application …

Sharon A. Aronovitch, PhD, RN, CWOCN   November 11 – 19, 2017 was designated National Hunger and Homelessness Awareness week. According to information found on the website for the National Coalition for Homelessness, there are more than 540,00 individuals each night who are homeless, as well as 2.5 homeless children each year. When we think …

By Jenna Kerwin Writer/Editor, Marketing   In honor of Veteran’s Day, we thought we’d introduce you to a course especially designed to teach health care workers of the needs of military members and their families. NUR 340 Caring for Our Nation’s Heroes and Their Families is an 8-week, 3-credit elective course that provides critical insights …

By Caroline Mosca, PhD, RN   Sigma Theta Tau International is the honor society for nursing, with a mission to advance world health, support nursing excellence, and provide opportunities for scholarly growth. Members include more than 135,000 nurses and midwives who live in more than 90 countries. The 44th Biennial Sigma Theta Tau International Conference was …

  Congratulations to Dr. Bonny Kehm, Faculty Program Director in School of Nursing. She is one of 11 finalists for the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year Award in Education. According to the March of Dimes, Nurse of the Year events recognize and honor distinguished nurses for their outstanding contributions. Hundreds of applications in …

By Bonny Kehm, PhD, RN Faculty Program Director, BS & MS Programs in Nursing Tamara Coca, student in the MSN Education Tract, had a dilemma. She needed to complete her Practicum with a Mentor, but couldn’t find one. Tamara is currently living and working on the US Navy Base in Yokosuka, Japan and the Hospital …

The Pulse Committee presents “Why I Went Into Nursing,” an installment of interviews with faculty within Excelsior’s School of Nursing. The purpose of these interviews is to provide students with a more unique, personal view of “who’s who” in the School. Why I Went Into Nursing: Mary Lee Pollard, PhD, RN, CNE Share with us why you …