MSU Featured Author: Dr. Kathleen Farrell

The Murray State University Libraries featured author this week is Dr. Kathleen Farrell.

Dr. Farrell is a faculty member of the School of Nursing and Health Professions at MSU. The article she co-authored, “Integrating Interprofessional Collaboration Skills into the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse Socialization Process,” appeared in Volume 32, Issue 1, of the Journal of Professional Nursing.

The article addresses the emergence and need for interprofessional collaboration to be used by advanced practice registered nurses (APRN) and for interprofessional education to be incorporated into the “socialization models” of APRN education.

This article will likely be of interest to students and faculty in the health profession and those interested in higher education teaching models.

Click Here to access the article.

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New Book Of The Week

Time Keeper

The Time Keeper by Mitch Albom

“From the author who’s inspired millions worldwide with books like Tuesdays with Morrie and The Five People You Meet in Heaven comes his most imaginative novel yet, The Time Keeper–a compelling fable about the first man on earth to count the hours.

The man who became Father Time.

In Mitch Albom’s newest work of fiction, the inventor of the world’s first clock is punished for trying to measure God’s greatest gift. He is banished to a cave for centuries and forced to listen to the voices of all who come after him seeking more days, more years. Eventually, with his soul nearly broken, Father Time is granted his freedom, along with a magical hourglass and a mission: a chance to redeem himself by teaching two earthly people the true meaning of time.

He returns to our world–now dominated by the hour-counting he so innocently began–and commences a journey with two unlikely partners: one a teenage girl who is about to give up on life, the other a wealthy old businessman who wants to live forever. To save himself, he must save them both. And stop the world to do so.

Told in Albom’s signature spare, evocative prose, this remarkably original tale will inspire readers everywhere to reconsider their own notions of time, how they spend it and how precious it truly is.” -Amazon.com