Hektoen International

A Journal of Medical Humanities

Tag: Denise Pasieka

  • Oppression in nursing practice

    Denise Pasieka University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada (Fall 2015) Oppression is the dehumanization of another and is often viewed as a negative result of power. It occurs when there are efforts to reduce, confine, and discipline people into subordination.1Oppressive behaviours are noted in nursing practice today but are often not questioned; instead, they are…

  • Oppression in nursing practice

    Denise Pasieka Edmonton, Alberta, Canada   Oppression is the dehumanization of another and is often viewed as a negative result of power. It occurs when there are efforts to reduce, confine, and discipline people into subordination.1¬†Oppressive behaviours are noted in nursing practice today but are often not questioned; instead, they are accepted as innate truth…