The Past and Future of Adventist Nursing It’s a remarkable story—one of courage, dedication, innovation, passion, and mission.
As the health ministry of the Seventh-day Adventist Church reached out around the globe, so did Adventist nursing and nursing education.
In academic settings, the formal and systematic methods used to transmit knowledge are referred to as the curriculum. This article will provide both novice and veteran nurse educators with the core components of nursing curriculum such as stakeholders, paradigm shifts, curricular models, levels of education, and evaluation.
In light of Adventism’s wholistic understanding of being human, care promoting physical or psychological well-being inherently implies supporting spiritual wellness.
Our students need to be sensitized to potential pitfalls and taught how to connect with people from all walks of life in a way that ensures that each patient always feels respected and honored.
Regardless of where they work, nurses need to become more responsible, autonomous, and accountable for patient care. Shorter hospital stays, advances in technology, and increasing complexity and severity of patients’ clinical conditions require nurses to think clearly, exercise good judgment, and initiate action to resolve problems.
Adventist universities and health-care centers are moving forward in promoting interprofessional education and collaboration among their university partners. IPE is necessary to equip future health-care professionals with skills such as communication, joint problem-solving, and teamwork to optimize patient safety and enable quality service in ever-changing health-care systems worldwide.
In this interview, Dr. Patricia S. Jones sits down with three administrators of graduate nursing programs to discuss the demand for advanced programs, the need for qualified educators, types of certifications, and opportunities for online graduate education.