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Read more on NEW Family Externship in Switzerland: July 2022
TagsBlog, Family Health, Family Nursing, Family Nursing Education, Family Nursing Practice, Family Nursing Research, Family Systems Nursing, Illness Suffering, Intervention

NEW Family Externship in Switzerland: July 2022

Dr. Lorraine Wright and I are pleased to announce that we have accepted an invitation to offer a 4-day Family Externship workshop at Zurich University of Applied Sciences (ZHAW) from July 5-8, 2022.  This will be the 6th time we have been invited to offer a Family Externship at ZHAW. We were able to virtually offer…

Read more on Externship Workshop: Advanced Family Nursing Practice, October 2020
TagsArticles, Blog, Educational Strategies, Family Nursing, Family Systems Nursing, Intervention, Practice with Families

Externship Workshop: Advanced Family Nursing Practice, October 2020

  Family Systems Care: Special Presentation to an audience of health care professionals interested in improving their knowledge and skills in working with families: Winterthur, Switzerland, May 2018 Lorraine Wright and I are very excited to offer our 4-day signature workshop, the Family Externship focused on Advanced Family Systems Care, Zurich University of Applied Sciences,…

Read more on Top 12 Movies about Families and Illness Suffering
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Top 12 Movies about Families and Illness Suffering

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 health care professionals respond to illness…

Read more on My Story Starts Here…
TagsArticles, Blog, Family Health, Family Nursing, Family Systems Nursing, Intervention, Personal Story, Practice with Families, Relationship Health

My Story Starts Here…

My Family: August 2017 Every family has a story; every story has a family... They say that every story is told differently, depending on the audience. Here is my story. I come from a large, extended, matriarchal family of grandparents, aunts, uncles, and many cousins who have enriched my life within a network of supportive,…