COVID-19 Spotlight on Nursing and the Role of Art as a Moral Source for Empathy, Imagination and Caring

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN EducatingNurses.com, copyright May 10, 2020 The 200th birthday of Florence Nightingale finds nursing under the COVID-19 spotlight. While it will take years to capture and absorb what this time has meant, I encourage nurses on the front line to tell their stories; clarify and record their experiences. Rather than try to protect …

Science, Art, Aesthetics and Ethics; The Necessity of Openness and Compassion in Nursing

Patricia Benner, R.N., Ph.D., FAAN EducatingNurses.com Copyright February, 2020 With the next two EducatingNurses.com articles in February and March, we hope to re-invigorate the dialogue about the art and science of nursing with contributions by two outstanding Norwegian scholars, Dr. Kari Martinsen and Dr. Eva Gjengedal. Nursing as art and science might have once been …