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Zane Robinson Wolf
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- University of Pennsylvania: Barbara Bates Center for the Study of The History of Nursing
- Zane Robinson Wolf
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- MC 250
- 3.5 Linear feet
- The collection consists of articles that were written by Dr. Wolf along with her dissertation and field notes. Dr. Wolf is a nursing leader who work focuses on patient safety, nursing research, evidence-based practice, and caring and continues to conduct qualitative and quantitative research on medication errors, nurse caring, and nursing education concerns.
Cite as:Zane Robinson Wolf, Barbara Bates Center for The Study of The History of Nursing, University of Pennsylvania
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Dr. Zane Robinson Wolf is Dean Emerita and Professor of Nursing at LaSalle University’s School of Nursing and Health Sciences. She practiced as a critical care and medical surgical nurse and has worked in nursing education, teaching in diploma, associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral nursing programs. She was Dean from 1997-2012, before stepping down to resume a position as faculty at LaSalle. Dr. Wolf currently teaches courses on patient safety, nursing research, evidence-based practice, and caring and continues to conduct qualitative and quantitative research on medication errors, nurse caring, nursing education concerns, and other topics.
Dr. Wolf has been an editor of the International Journal for Human Caring since 1999. She is a renowned author and recent books include Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource (2013) and Caring in Nursing Classics: An Essential Resource - Teachers’ and Students’ Resource Book (2014). Dr. Wolf also wrote Exploring Rituals in Nursing: Joining Art and Science which won the American Journal of NursingBook of the Year Award in History and Public Policy in 2013. But Dr. Wolf is best known for her book Nurses Work, the Sacred and the Profane captures how profoundly important ritualized nursing practices are to the creation of a skilled and compassionate professional.
Dr. Wolf received the Pennsylvania Higher Education Nursing Schools Association’s 2012 Distinguished Colleague Award. She also has received an induction as a Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing in 1991 and Sigma Theta Tau International’s Melanie Dreher Outstanding Dean Award for Chapter Support in 2009. She has served as Director of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association. Dr. Wolf received her BSN at the University of Pennsylvania, her MSN at Boston University, and her Ph.D. at the University of Pennsylvania.
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Finding aid prepared by Jessica Clark
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Immediate Source of Acquisition note
Gift of Zane Robinson Wolf, 2018
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Controlled Access Headings
- Clippings (information artifacts)
- Personal papers
- Philadelphia (Pa.)
- Wolf, Zane Robinson
- Wolf, Zane Robinson
- Nursing ethics
- Nursing Theory