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Community-engaged Research: Working Effectively Across Diverse Communities

September 19, 2017 by

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Our current featured article is titled “Advancing Nursing Science Through Community Advisory Boards: Working Effectively Across Diverse Communities” by Rosa M. Gonzalez-Guarda, PhD, MPH, CPH, RN, FAAN; Emily J. Jones, PhD, RNC-OB; Elizabeth Cohn, PhD, RN; Gordon L. Gillespie, PhD, DNP, RN, CEN, CNE, CPEN, PHCNS-BC, FAEN, FAAN; and Felesia Bowen, PhD, DNP, APN.  While this […]

A Humanizing Model for Nursing Social Justice Action

August 21, 2017 by

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The latest featured article from the current issue of ANS is titled “Exercising Nursing Essential and Effective Freedom in Behalf of Social Justice: A Humanizing Model” by Donna J. Perry, PhD, RN; Danny G. Willis, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Kenneth S. Peterson, PhD, FNP-BC; and Pamela J. Grace, PhD, RN, FAAN. Using powerful personal narratives, the authors […]

Theory of Social Justice in Nursing

August 8, 2017 by

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Our current featued article is titled “Emancipatory Nursing Praxis: A Theory of Social Justice in Nursing” by Robin R. Walter, PhD, RN, CNE.  In the short video below, Dr. Walter shares what she sees as the important take-aways from her study.  I hope you will not only view the video, but also download this article […]

The “As-if” World of Nursing Practice: Nurses, Marketing and Decision-Making

July 31, 2017 by

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We are currently featuring the article titled “The “As-If” World of Nursing Practice: Nurses, Marketing, and Decision-Making” by Quinn Grundy, PhD, RN and Ruth E. Malone, PhD, RN, FAAN. Based on an ethnographic study, the authors conclude that “nursing must deconstruct the “as-if” nondecisional myth by confronting conflicts of interest and owning fully its rightful clinical […]

Weight beliefs among African American Women

July 14, 2017 by

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Our featured article for the next couple of weeks is titled “Development and Validation of the Beliefs About Personal Weight Survey Among African American Women” by Stephanie Pickett, PhD, RN; Rosalind M. Peters, PhD, RN, FAAN and Thomas Templin, PhD. This article reports the development of an empirical measure that integrates culturally related beliefs. The article […]

Help for Veterans with PTSD

July 5, 2017 by

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Our current featured article addresses one of the most pressing health problems for those who have served in military combat – post-traumatic stress disorder.  The article, titled “Efficacy of the Mantram Repetition Program for Insomnia in Veterans With Posttraumatic Stress Disorder: A Naturalistic Study” is authored by Danielle Beck, MPH, CCRC; Lindsay Cosco Holt, PhD, RN; […]

Enhancing Person-Centered Care

June 26, 2017 by

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For the next couple of weeks, the ANS featured article will be “Development of Hermes, a New Person-Centered Assessment Tool in Nursing Rehabilitation, Through Action Research” by Kristin Thórarinsdóttir, RN, BScN, MScN; Kristing Björnsdóttir,EdP, RN; Kristján Kristjánsson, PhD. In the article they describe the clinical application of a tool based on existentialist and hermeneutical phenomenology, […]