The Caring Concept as a Focus for Nursing

February 16, 2017
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Our next featured article for the current issue of ANS is titled  “Finding a Focus for Nursing: The Caring Concept” by Laura Beth Cook, RN, BSN, PCCN; Ann Peden, PhD, APRN, BC.  The authors explore the wide range of literature since the 1991 publication of the ANS classic article by Margaret Newman, Marilyn Sime and […]

New Published Ahead-of-Print!

February 8, 2017
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Toward Relational Practices for Enabling Knowledge-to-Action in Health Systems: The Example of Deliberative Dialogue. Plamondon, Katrina; Caxaj, Susana Original Articles: PDF Only

Upstream Courage, Upstream Action

January 31, 2017
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In the next few days, the first issue of the 40th volume of ANS will be published.  This issue will feature articles submitted in response to the issue topic “ANS Retrospective.” The first article we are featuring is authored by Patricia G. Butterfield, PhD, RN, FAAN, titled “Thinking Upstream: A 25-Year Retrospective and Conceptual Model Aimed […]

End-of-Life Preferences in Underrepresented Populations

January 23, 2017
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The article titled “Older Adults of Underrepresented Populations and Their End-of-Life Preferences: An Integrative Review” by Zahra Rahemi, MSN and Christine Lisa Williams, DNSc, RN, PMHCNS is the current ANS featured article.  It is available for no-cost download while it is featured on our website. This article emphasizes the importance of culturally congruent care in end-of-life situations. […]

Family Relationships in the Context of Palliative Care

January 10, 2017
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The current ANS featured article explores the challenges that families face when one of their loved ones is receiving palliative care.  The article, titled “A Valuable but Demanding Time: Family Life During Advanced Cancer in an Elderly Family Member” by Marianne Fjose, MScN, RN; Grethe Eilertsen, PhD; Marit Kirkevold, EdD; and Ellen Karine Grov, PhD is […]

ANS “Concepts” Collection updated

January 9, 2017
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One of the consistent features of ANS has been the publication of article focusing on the analysis and development of concepts. This is one of the fundamental processes required for sound scholarship, and nurses have used a wide range of approaches to do so.  Over the years, these methods have grown increasingly sophisticated and productive, and […]

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Perinatal Palliative Care

December 28, 2016
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The featured article from the current ANS issue is titled “Quality Indicators and Parental Satisfaction With Perinatal Palliative Care in the Intrapartum Setting After Diagnosis of a Life-Limiting Fetal Condition” by Charlotte Wool, PhD, RN; Beth Perry Black, PhD, RN; and Anne B. (Nancy) Woods, PhD, RN.  The article is available for download at no […]