Fall Reopening ?

Seems to us that colleges and universities opening in the Fall is almost a flip of the coin at this point. As much as we all want students to come back, we also need to take what amounts to our fiduciary responsibility seriously. We would love to hear your input by taking this related survey. […]

Dialogue with Diann

A dialogue with Diann on the pandemic and its impact on such things as nursing education.

COVID-19 and Student Nurses

As I write this blog, we are in the midst of the Coronavirus-19 pandemic and nursing education is a challenge to say the least. My program has moved at breakneck speed from face to face to online learning and our clinical experiences have become virtual. I am struck by the disconnect nursing education is experiencing. […]

Checking In – Let Us Know How We Can Help

Hello everyone, I hope this finds you safe and well. It is week 2 in the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of the impacts in my life include: Nursing and other health science programs closing down or moving to an online delivery model. Clinical partners putting a hold on students -clinical resources will also go online when […]

Coronavirus Anxiety? – We are here to help!

You are likely adjusting your life around the COVID-19 pandemic. Here in Illinois, the schools are closed including colleges and universities. Sports events, concerts, and conventions have been canceled and by tonight restaurants and bars are closing statewide. Grocery shopping is a challenge. On Saturday I waited in line for about 45 minutes to check […]

New Year (and Resolutions)

Each year we make new year’s resolutions, and many of us resolve to be healthier. We make them with the intent to keep them, and then slowly but surely they fall off due to competing interests. As a nurse, I have often thought about how important it is for us to be healthy in order […]