In an upcoming webinar, Caring Relationships During Desperate Times, featured speaker Dr. Jean Watson will lead a conversation on the importance of fostering caring relationships and practices within your organization during stressful times.
Dr. Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, (LL-AAN)
Jean Watson, PhD, RN, AHN-BC, FAAN, (LL-AAN), is the founder and director of the Watson Caring Science Institute, a nonprofit organization that advances the philosophies, theories and practices of Human Caring. Before founding the institute, Dr. Watson had an impressive career highlighted by distinguished awards and positions.
She resided as distinguished professor emerita and dean emerita at the University of Colorado Denver, College of Nursing, where she held the nation’s first endowed Chair in Caring Science for 16 years. She is the founder of the original Center for Human Caring in Colorado and currently serves as a fellow of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Watson went on to become a founding member of the International Association for Human Caring and International Caritas Consortium. She also served as past president of the National League for Nursing.
Along with her impressive work furthering the application of caring science in nursing, Dr. Watson has received several awards, 15 honorary doctorates and 12 international honorary doctorates. She is a widely published author, with clinical nurses and academic programs all over the world using her published work.
Dr. Watson earned a bachelor’s degree in nursing at the University of Colorado, Boulder, and a master’s degree in psychiatric mental-health nursing with a minor in psychology at the University of Colorado, Denver. Dr. Watson completed a graduate study on social and clinical psychology and earned her PhD in educational psychology and counseling at the University of Colorado, Boulder.
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