Journal Club Wrap-Up

Well, a small, but mighty group of us had an interesting conversation at our first journal club. Not sure if it’s worth doing it again, but it was a great way to talk about a recent article. Plus I learned that I need to organize myself in a much different way when it comes to facilitating a discussion on twitter versus facilitating live, so definitely an opportunity for some skill building. You can read the full exchange after the jump (start from the bottom and read up).



  1. November 30, -0001 | 12:00 am


    I thought it was great having an hour with you! 🙂 I need someone to moderate my thoughts on a regular basis. I think an IM conversation would be easier to follow. We just need a few folks to commit to be there- maybe an RSVP- and it’ll work. We/nurses need a push towards consistently reading and undestanding the implications of journal articles.

  2. November 30, -0001 | 12:00 am


    Thanks, Elisabeth. I wonder if a Google hangout may be a better way to go? Not sure yet–don’t want to base anything on a single session…

  3. November 30, -0001 | 12:00 am

    Cari Caruso

    I am not a tweeter so sorry to miss out but glad to hear about the club. There is always something; sometimes only one thing, in a article, that doesn’t sit quite right with me so I’m happy to hear that there are discussions going on.

  4. November 30, -0001 | 12:00 am


    I’m so sorry I missed the “tweet-versation.” I was looking forward to it, and am hopeful another one won’t be too far off. Krugman notes barriers to successful journal club outcomes in the article cited below.
    Don’t be discouraged Jen. This is an important strategy for our professional development. Thanks for leading the way…

    Krugman, M. (2009). Evidence-based practice. Barriers to successful journal club outcomes. Journal for Nurses in Staff Development, 25(2), 100–101. Retrieved from: