Month: March 2012

TagsArticles, Blog, Family Nursing, Practice with Families, Social Media

Using Images to Communicate the Core Message of Family Nursing

Screenshot of my Pinterest Board called "Family Health & Healing"  "A picture is worth a thousand words"~ Fred R. Barnard I've recently become interested Pinterest, a social media tool (currently ranked #4 in social media channels used in the USA) in which the user "pins" images to communicate a message.  I have begun to curate a…

TagsArticles, Blog, Educational Strategies, Family Health, Family Nursing, Practice with Families

Making Ideas “Stick”: The 15-Minute Family Interview

I've been thinking a lot about the struggle we have to make ideas "stick".  In my work of creating and disseminating family nursing knowledge, I invite nurses to change their beliefs and behavior about families and "get" the benefits that exist for families and nurses when families are included in health care. A recent book…