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A Scoping Review: Transitions, Stress & Adaptation among Emerging Adults

August 2, 2018 by

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The first featured article for ANS 41:3 is titled “A Scoping Review of Transitions, Stress, and Adaptation Among Emerging Adults” by Kathleen M. Hanna, PhD, RN; Katherine Laux Kaiser, PhD, RN; Sara G. Brown, EdD, RN; Christie Campbell-Grossman, PhD, RN; Alissa Fial, MA, MLIS; Amy Ford, DNP, ARPN-NP, WHNP-BCS; Diane B. Hudson, PhD, RN; Rebecca […]

Professional Governance

July 20, 2018 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]

Philosophy, Nursing Knowledge, and Nursing Practice

June 1, 2018 by

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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 by

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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 […]