Structuring Nursing Knowledge

October 12, 2018
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The current ANS featured article presents a new way of structuring nursing knowledge.  It is title “The Nursing Knowledge Pyramid: A Theory of the Structure of Nursing Knowledge” by Veronica B. Decker, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, MBA and Roger M. Hamilton, PhD.  This article is available to download at no cost while it is featured, and I join […]

Theory Development Strategies for Middle Range Theories

October 1, 2018
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The current featured article in ANS provides an analysis of methods used for development of middle-range theories over the past decade, titled “Theory Development Strategies for Middle-Range Theories” by Eun-Ok Im, PhD, MPH, RN, CNS, FAAN. Download the article at no cost while it is featured!  Here Dr. Im describes the background of this work: […]

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Nursing Health Assessment Using Storytelling

September 20, 2018
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The current ANS featured article reports a project that demonstrates how storytellng as a means of assessment has the potential to expose the complexities of health experiences that are not readily uncovered using standard assessment approaches.  The article is titled “Narrative Inquiry Into Shelter-Seeking by Women With a History of Repeated Incarceration: Research and Nursing Practice […]

Testing a nurse developed, patient-centered health tracking app

September 13, 2018
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The current featured article in ANS is titled “The Usability and Acceptability of a Patient-Centered Mobile Health Tracking App Among a Sample of Adult Radiation Oncology Patients,” authored by Susan D. Birkhoff, PhD, RN; Mary Ann Cantrell, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN; Helene Moriarty, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Robert Lustig, MD, FACR. The article is available at […]

ANS Featured Topics!

September 10, 2018
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In the past, each issue of ANS focused on a particular topic that we announced more than a year in advance!  This tradition had advantages and called forth scholarship that might otherwise go unnoticed.  But it also constrained our ability to publish important scholarship that was related to our purposes as a journal, but that […]

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Caring in the Margins: An Approach to Transcultural Nursing

August 31, 2018
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Our current featured article presents the use of a nursing model in practice.  It is titled “Caring in the Margins: A Scholarship of Accompaniment for Advanced Transcultural Nursing Practice,” authored by Ruth C. Enestvedt, PhD, RN; Kathleen M. Clark, DNP, RN; Kaija Freborg, DNP, RN; Joyce P. Miller, DNP, RN; Cheryl J. Leuning, PhD, RN; Deborah […]

Predicting Birth Stress of Adolescent Mothers

August 21, 2018
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We are currently featuring the ANS article titled “A Model to Predict Birth Stress in Adolescents Within 72 Hours of Childbirth” by Cheryl A. Anderson, PhD, RN, CNS and John P. Connolly, PhD, MLS, MBA, BEng. The article is available at no cost while it is featured.  Dr. Anderson sent this message for ANS readers  about […]