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Open Educational Resources Textbook List, Zachariah Claybaugh, Chelsea Stone Jan 2016

Open Educational Resources Textbook List, Zachariah Claybaugh, Chelsea Stone

Library Publications

Discipline specific OER textbook list for departments at SHU, compiled by Zach Claybaugh and Chelsea Stone.


The Role Of Faith And Spirituality In The Work Of End-Of-Life Caregivers, Edward P. Stannard May 2012

The Role Of Faith And Spirituality In The Work Of End-Of-Life Caregivers, Edward P. Stannard

Master of Arts in Religious Studies (M.A.R.S. Theses)

Nurses, certified nursing assistants and other healthcare workers who care for those who are terminally ill face issues of mortality and even existential questions every day on the job. These professionals, who have intimate contact with their patients daily, must find an inner source of strength and perseverance in order to face people who are at the end of their lives, who may be in pain, and who frequently are alone in their rooms aside from the institution’s staff. This study asks whether an inner sense of religious faith or spirituality helps end-of-life healthcare workers conduct their daily tasks ...


Undergraduate Research Poster And Showcase 2012, College Of Arts & Sciences Apr 2012

Undergraduate Research Poster And Showcase 2012, College Of Arts & Sciences

Abstracts

Abstracts of the 13th annual College of Arts and Sciences Undergraduate Research Poster and Showcase Session. Listed are as many as 50 research posters/showcases from 13 disciplines, including Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science/Information Technology, Criminal Justice, English, Mathematics, Psychology, Social Work, Sociology ... and Athletic Training, Exercise Science, Health Sciences, and Nursing from the College of Health Professions, with 80 participating students.


Beyond 'Hot Lips' And 'Big Nurse': Creative Writing And Nursing, Sandra Young Jan 2005

Beyond 'Hot Lips' And 'Big Nurse': Creative Writing And Nursing, Sandra Young

English Faculty Publications

This essay describes a special topics creative writing course designed for nursing students, and argues that creative writing strategies work to improve nurses' compositional skills. Also discussed are other potential benefits from creatively writing patients' lives, notably, the blending of arts and sciences, and the ways in which medical schools are encouraging their students to study the humanities, especially literature and creative writing. The essay includes student creative writing samples.

The essay also discusses the depiction of nurses in popular culture. M*A*S*H*, Richard Hooker’s black comedy about the antics of doctors and nurses during the Korean ...