Caring perspectives in nursing education: liberation, transformation and meaning


  • Judith A Cohen RN MS

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    1. Associate Professor, University of Vermont, Burlington, Vermont, and Doctoral Student, Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan, USA
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Judith A Cohen Associate Professor, University of Vermont School of Nursing, 216 Rowell Burlington Vermont 05405, USA


The author's personal journey through many years of nursing education as both a student and faculty member lead to a theoretical exploration of a caring pedagogy between students and teachers The author places this exploration in a historical context and examines education, feminist and nursing literature to evolve common themes in describing caring pedagogy within nursing Finally, the author suggests a model that forms the foundation for nursing curricula based on caring values