On a Caritas Model of Caring Science
(Watson-Comp)

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watsonDr. Jean Watson is Distinguished Professor of Nursing and holds an endowed Chair in Caring Science at the University of Colorado Denver and Anschutz Medical Center Campus. She is founder of the original Center for Human Caring in Colorado and is a Fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. She previously served as Dean of Nursing at the University Health Sciences Center and is a Past President of the National League for Nursing. Her latest activities include Founder and Director of a new non-profit foundation: Watson Caring Science Institute. www.watsoncaringscience.org

Dr. Watson’s caring philosophy is used to guide transformative models of caring and healing practices for nurses and patients alike, in diverse settings worldwide. Watson has been featured in numerous national videos on nursing theory and the art of nursing. She is the recipient of several national awards, including The Fetzer Institute Norman Cousins Award, in recognition of her commitment to developing; maintaining and exemplifying relationship-centered care practices.
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As author /co-author of over 14 books on caring, her latest books range from empirical measurements of caring, to new postmodern philosophies of caring and healing. Her books have been AJN books of the year awards, seek to bridge paradigms as well as point toward transformative models for the 21st century. A new revised edition of her first book, Nursing The Philosophy and Science of Caring is now available - (www.upcolorado.com) A new edition of Assessing and Measuring Caring was published in September, 2008 (Springer Publication, NY). Currently she is working on a new revised work on ‘Creating a Caring Science Curriculum’’ (Springer in progress).

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