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The International Consortium of Parse Scholars (ICPS) is a network of nurses committed to the advancement of nursing as a unique discipline concerned with human dignity and living quality. The purpose of the ICPS is to contribute to the living quality of humankind through sciencing and living the art of humanbecoming.

  1. To establish and sustain an active network of nurses and others committed to sciencing and living the art of Parse's humanbecoming paradigm.

  2. To provide forums for advancing Parse's humanbecoming paradigm.

  3. To advance the sciencing of humanbecoming paradigm through the presentation and publication of work related to philosophy nursing theory-guided education, administration, practice, regulation, and research (revised 2021)

  • Biennial weekend seminars: An opportunity to network, relax, and learn about the humanbecoming paradigm.

  • Illuminations is our bi-annual newsletter: An opportunity to keep up to date with happenings around the world in relation to Parse's humanbecoming paradigm regarding sciencing and living the art.

  • An opportunity to participate in wonderful projects as yet to be created.

Founding members
  • William K. Cody, RN; PhD; Charlotte, NC USA

  • Christine Jonas-Simpson, RN; PhD; Toronto, Ontario Canada

  • Patricia S. Lyon, RN; MSc; Toronto, Ontario Canada

  • Gail J. Mitchell, RN; PhD; Toronto, Ontario Canada

  • Rosemarie Rizzo Parse, RN; PhD; FAAN; Pittsburgh, PA USA

  • F. Beryl Pilkington, RN; PhD; Toronto, Ontario Canada

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