Browsing Archives of Author »Peggy Chinn«

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 […]

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 […]

Nursing Practice and the Criminal Justice System

May 12, 2018

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The current issue of ANS features two articles focused on Crime, Justice and Health.  The first of these two articles is titled “In a Spirit of Restoration: A Phenomenology of NursingPractice and the Criminal Justice System” by Geraldine Gorman, PhD; Rebecca M. Singer, ND; Erin Christmas, MS; Catherine Herbstritt, MS; Layne Miller, MS; Mary Murphy, […]

Ethnic Diversity and Advanced Health-related Decisions

April 26, 2018

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Our latest featured article it titles “Health-Related Decisions for Serious Illness Among Ethnically Diverse Older Adults” by Zahra Rahemi, PhD, RN; Christine Lisa Williams, DNSc, RN, PMHCNS; Ruth Marchand Tappen, EdD, RN, FAAN and Gabriella Anna Engstrom, PhD. The article is available for free download while it is featured, and we welcome your comments here! In this […]

Caring for People with Dementia

April 12, 2018

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Our current featured article is a report of a phenomenological, hermeneutic investigation titled “Former Work Life and People With Dementia” authored by Bente Nordtug, PhD, MA, RN; Karin Torvik, PhD, MA, RN; Hildfrid V. Brataas, PhD, MA, RN; Are Holen, PhD, MD (psychiatrist); and Birthe Loa Knizek, PhD, MA.   The research team was led by Dr. Bente […]