Kari Martinsen: The Art of Sensing and Meeting the Patient in Authentic Care

Part 2: Nursing takes place largely in Health Care Industrial organizations where efficiency, speed of completing tasks, are emphasized. This emphasis runs counter to many caring practices central to excellent nursing…the art of listening, of being present, available to respond to the concerns of patients and families.  Dr. Kari Martinsen’s work on caring emphasizes meeting …

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 …