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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 […]

Nursing Practice and the Criminal Justice System

May 12, 2018 by

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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 by

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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 by

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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 […]

Emancipatory Policies for Environmental Health

March 26, 2018 by

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Our current featured article addresses one of the most pressing issues of our time – environmental health.  The article is titled “Environmental Health: Advancing Emancipatory Policies for the Common Good,” authored by Sarah K. Valentine-Maher, MSN, RN, FNP; Patricia G. Butterfield, PhD, RN, FAAN; and Gary Laustsen, PhD, RN, FNP, FAANP, FAAN.  The article is available […]