Browsing All Posts filed under »Concept Analysis«

Cancer Survivorship

June 16, 2018 by


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 […]

Concept Analysis of “Calling to Nursing”

January 3, 2018 by


The current featured article in ANS is titled “Calling to Nursing: Concept Analysis” by Christie Emerson, MSN, RN. The article is available at no cost while it is featured, and I join the author in inviting you to share your responses and thoughts about this concept, and the information provided in the article!  Here is Emerson’s message […]

Learner-Centered Clinical Growth

October 14, 2016 by


In the current ANS featured article, author Jessica Barkimer, MSN, RN, CNE illustrates the value of evolutionary concept analysis to understand a dynamic, changing phenomena – clinical growth.  The article, titled “Clinical Growth: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis” is available at no charge while it is featured on the ANS website!  Here is Ms. Barkimer’s description of her […]

Examining the meaning of “relationship power”

June 24, 2016 by


The latest ANS featured article is authored by Valerie Halstead, BSN; Joseph De Santis, PhD, ARNP, ACRN; Jessica Williams, PhD, MPH, APHN-BC, and is titled “Relationship Power in the Context of Heterosexual Intimate Relationships: A Conceptual Development.” The article is available to download at no cost while it is featured, and we welcome your comments in response!  Ms Halstead shared […]

Nursing Partnership with Parents of Technology-Dependent Children

April 1, 2016 by


It is our pleasure to feature an article by Michele A. Mendes, PhD, RN, CPN, titled “Partnership With Parents of Technology-Dependent Children: Clarification of the Concept.” As with many of the articles in this issue of ANS, Dr. Mendes focuses on ways in which technology influences the caring relationship that is central to nursing. You can download this […]

Lisa Karhe

January 27, 2016 by


Our featured article starting January 27th is titled “Patient Experiences of Loneliness: An Evolutionary Concept Analysis,” authored by Liisa Karhe, RN, MNSc and Marja Kaunonen, RN, MNSc, PhD.  Their analysis provides useful insights about patient loneliness in relationships with healthcare professionals. Visit the ANS website to download this article at no cost while it is […]

Understanding Survivor Guilt

March 4, 2015 by


Our current featured article addresses the meaning of survivor guilt, and by understanding this experience, seek effective ways to alleviate the suffering that comes to those who experience it.  The article is titled “Survivor Guilt: Analyzing the Concept and its Contexts”  The authors, Sadie Pauline Hutson, PhD, RN, WHNP, BC, Joanne M Hall, PhD, RN, […]