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Externship Workshop: Advanced Family Nursing: May 22-25, 2018

  Lorraine Wright and I are very excited to offer our 4-day signature workshop, the Advanced Family Externship, and share our ideas with you about advanced practice with families.  Zurich University of Applied Sciences in Switzerland will host our next Family Externship workshop on May 22-25, 2018.  This is our fourth invitation from this dynamic university who lead family…

Read more on 3 Ways to Use Social Media to Make #FamilyNursing More Visible
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3 Ways to Use Social Media to Make #FamilyNursing More Visible

  Family Nursing Unit, University of Calgary: A research and education unit for advanced practice with families experiencing serious illness. Photo donated to the "Family Nursing In Action" Photo Collection, International Family Nursing Association: http://internationalfamilynursing.org/2015/04/12/family-nursing-in-action-request-for-photos/. In this photo, a faculty member and graduate students are watching from behind a one-way mirror a therapeutic conversation between…

Read more on Tribute to Family Systems Nursing in Iceland:  The Landspitali University Hospital Family Nursing Implementation Project 2007-2011
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Tribute to Family Systems Nursing in Iceland: The Landspitali University Hospital Family Nursing Implementation Project 2007-2011

Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland Some of the Members of the Steering Committee, Landspitali University Hospital Family Implementation ProjectIceland is a small country with a population of just over 300,000 and my Icelandic friends are among the most patriotic people I have ever met. They share a strong belief about the collective responsibility of Icelandic…

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Family Nursing and YouTube: Creating a Public Conversation

Family nursing has been gathering momentum for several decades thanks to the efforts of my dedicated family nursing colleagues who have a vision for "family care as usual care".  FAMILIES MATTER TO NURSES!  Our tribe has written about what family nursing is and what a family nurse does to invite family health and healing. These…

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Family Systems Nursing Knowledge Translation: Dr. Peggy Simpson

Dr. Peggy Simpson Peggy Simpson, RN, PhD, distinguished herself early in her advanced practice career by offering assessment, intervention, and evaluation that targeted knowledge translation (KT) of Family Systems Nursing and larger systems change. She conducted research about a unique KT knowledge to action process she implemented in Family Systems Nursing with practicing nurses in…

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The Biology of Cognition and Family Nursing

Dr. Humberto Maturana The International Family Nursing Association (IFNA) launched a NEW Webinar Series on May 2, 2012  with the goal of increasing communication and collaboration in our global family nursing community. I was delighted to offer the first IFNA webinar on May 2, 2012 titled, "Getting to the HEART of Family Nursing Interventions".  What I mean…

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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…

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Family Externship workshop: A Life-Changing Moment

  Family Externship 2010, 20 Participants from 6 countries Dr. Lorraine Wright and I (along with our colleagues Wendy Watson Nelson and Nancy Moules) have offered the Family Externship Workshop since 1987. I had lunch with a nurse who completed the Externship workshop in 2001. She came to the workshop disillusioned with her nursing career…

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Top 12 Movies about Families and Illness Suffering

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly They say a picture is worth a thousand words. I've found movies to be powerful learning experiences for my students and myself. Movies highlight family stories about the experience of illness, draw the viewer into the poignancy and loneliness of illness suffering, and often model how family members and…