[Article 88:1] Nursing Diagnosis: Waste of Time or Valued Tool?. — Spring 1989
Creator: Tribulski, Jean L. Albert
Difficulties encountered with nursing diagnoses including awkward language, length of time required, medical diagnoses too often, missing diagnoses to fit specific problems. Discussion of above with suggested remedies. Emphasis on nursing diagnosis as a communication tool and their need for complete care of patients.
[Article 88:2] A Century of Caring -- A Future of Excellence History, Hopkins and Heroes. Furture Trends in Nursing -- A Mid-Life Crisis. — Winter 1989
1. History, Hopkins and Heroes by Janie Brown (Associate Prof. Villa Nova University) reviewed history of attempts to achieve collegiate nursing school at Hopkins. 2. Future Trends in Nursing by Constance Kolva (Educator and consultant in mental health and nursing in Harrisburg, PA presents nursing in 1989 as being in "mid-life crisis" with ambiguity about the role, status, and uniqueness of nursing, then presents her solution to problem.
2. Future Trends in Nursing by Constance Kolva (Educator and consultant in mental health and nursing in Harrisburg, PA presents nursing in 1989 as being in "mid-life crisis" with ambiguity about the role, status, and uniqueness of nursing, then presents her solution to problem.
Two educational sessions presented at JHH Centennial Week summarized by Diane Booth, a free lance writer.
Rewards of nursing besides status and monetary gains. Writer discusses the roles of alumni in establishing programs and schools all over the world in JHSON history and currently. Singles out Nina Gage (a JHH nurse), Anna D. Wolf, and Lily Pinneo.
Rebuttle to article about Nursing Diagnoses from Summer 1989 issue. Writer points out complexity of language in nursing diagnoses, present burden of documentation, importance of using language that is understood by all.
Extensive reviews of content of several programs/speeches/panel discussions directed towards title topic of Health Care Delivery in the 21st Century. Included were present and new problems in health care, e.g. increase in homelessness, teenage pregnancy, rise of AIDS presented and discussed by national nursing leaders. Case Management model developed by University of Virginia because of shortage of nurses in hospitals; role of economics/profits in what had become the health "business"; Community Mobile Treatment developed for pyschiatric nurses at JHHH; role of managed care and impact on patient care.
One or more page summaries of content of all educational sessions by Diane Booth, freelance writer.