Professional Governance

July 20, 2018
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The current featured article in ANS is titled “Professional Governance Scale: Instrument Development and Content Validity Testing” by Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, FAAN; Joyce A. Verran, PhD, RN, FAAN; Joanne T. Clavelle, DNP, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE and Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, APRN, NEA-BC, FAAN. The article is available at no cost from the ANS website […]

Nursing Intervention for People Living with Parkinson’s Disease

July 18, 2018
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The currently featured ANS article is  “It Is Hard Work, But It Is Worth It” – Patients and Spouses’ Experiences of a Nursing Intervention to Promote Adjustment to Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson’s Disease—A Feasibility Study by  Anita Haahr, PhD, MScN, RN; Karen Østergaard, DrMSc, MD and Marit Kirkevold, DrEd, RN. We invite you to […]

Lee Geropalliative Caring Model

June 28, 2018
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The current ANS featured article comes with Continuing Education, and addresses one of the most pressing, and important challenges in nursing – end-of-life care.  The article is titled “Lee Geropalliative Caring Model: A Situation-Specific Theory for Older Adults,” authored by Susan M. Lee, PhD, RN, NP-C, ACHPN, FAAN.  The article is available to download at no cost […]

Cancer Survivorship

June 16, 2018
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The current featured article in ANS is titled “Transition to Cancer Survivorship: A Concept Analysis” by Sylvia K. Wood, DNP, ANP-BC, AOCNP. This article is available for download at no cost while it is featured. The author explains that ” . . .  it is when treatment ends when life as a new cancer survivor can […]

Planned featured topic: Nursing Theory for 2020

June 14, 2018
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The significance of nursing perspectives has gained renewed interest as social pressures to reform healthcare have created challenges for care that is more effective, more effective and more economically sound. In both theory and in practice, nursing offers possibilities that address each of these goals.  We are inviting articles that address the state of the […]

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Philosophy, Nursing Knowledge, and Nursing Practice

June 1, 2018
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In the current featured ANS article, the authors explain how two philosophic lines of thought — realism and relativism — are useful in helping nurses improve the health of patients and society at large. The article is titled “Realism and Relativism in the Development of Nursing as a Discipline” by Shela Akbar Ali Hirani, MScN, RN, […]

Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children

May 17, 2018
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The current ANS featured article addresses a hidden, but urgent, threat to the health of children.  The article is titled “School Nurses’ Awareness and Attitudes Toward Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children” authored by Hannah E. Fraley, PhD, RN; Teri Aronowitz, PhD, APRN, FNP-BC, FAAN; and Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB.  We are offering continuing education […]