Evidence to Support the Inclusion of Humanities Course Content in Undergraduate Nursing Education: A Systematic Review

Mary Beth Zeni

Ursuline College

Dr. Mary Beth Zeni is an Associate Professor at Ursuline College in Cleveland, Ohio. Since completing a research doctorate in 1993 from the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, she has held research positions in private and public sectors including universities and also academic appointments. Previous research includes analyses of population-based datasets with a focus on access to care. While at Ursuline Dr. Zeni is also conducting archival research about a painting by the Victorian artist Jerry Barrett featuring Florence Nightingale with Reverend Mother Moore at Scutari. Today she is discussing a systematic review - and she has published previous reviews and research studies.


Aim of Review Undergraduate nursing education in the United States is based upon the liberal arts, including humanities. While medical education has increased humanities content the past years, the inclusion of humanities in... [ view full abstract ]


  1. Mary Beth Zeni (Ursuline College)

Topic Area

Topics: Innovations in research methodology, education or clinical practice


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