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Delineating parenting competence concepts

January 30, 2018 by


We are currently featuring the article titled “Delineating Among Parenting Confidence, Parenting Self-Efficacy, and Competence” by Ashlee J. Vance, MA, RN, RNC-NIC and Debra H. Brandon, PhD, RN, CNS, FAAN (avaliable at no cost while it is featured!). Here is a message from Ms. Vance about her work: “Always remember you are braver than you believe, […]

Intellectual Curiosity

May 21, 2013 by


This week we introduce a new “Editor’s Pick” article titled  “Intellectual Curiosity: A Principle-Based Concept Analysis” by Bedelia Russell,  MSN, RN, CPNP-PC, CNE.  She has shared the background about her work with us, providing insight into the influences on her thinking including her daughter’s drawing! If someone had told me when I began doctoral work I […]

Why concept analysis?

May 14, 2013 by


Concept analysis continues to be a cornerstone of many doctoral programs, but as important as this activity is, very few reach a level of development that is suitable for publication. The current featured article, titled “Concept Analysis: Method to Enhance Interdisciplinary Conceptual Understanding” explains an approach to concept analysis that can enhance the quality and […]