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Help for Veterans with PTSD

July 5, 2017 by


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; […]

Nurses’ Unacknowledged Vulnerability: Burdensome Feelings

June 19, 2017 by


We are now featuring the article titled “Exposed to an Accumulation of Burdensome Feelings: Mental Health Nurses’ Vulnerability in Everyday Encounters With Seriously Ill Inpatients”  by Solfrid Vatne, PhD, RN. This article has important implications for practice, and provides insight into the knowledge and wisdom necessary for nursing practice.  The article is available for download at […]

Social Justice in Nursing Education

June 12, 2017 by


We are currently featuring the article byWhitney Thurman, MSN, RN and Megan Pfitzinger-Lippe, PhD, RN titled “Returning to the Profession’s Roots: Social Justice in Nursing Education for the 21st Century.” In this article, the authors build a strong case for redesigning nursing education to incorporate social justice concepts throughout the entire curriculum. The article is available […]

Difficult Nurse-Patient Encounters

June 2, 2017 by


Our new featured article is titled “A Qualitative Study of Difficult Nurse-Patient Encounters in Home Health Care” by Mary Kate Falkenstrom, PhD, RN, AOCN. Visit the ANS website to download this article at no charge while it is featured, and return here to share you comments and feedback!  Here is Dr. Falkenstrom’s message about her […]

Understanding Health Experience of Preterm Mothers

May 24, 2017 by


Our currnet featured article is title “Exploring Preterm Mothers’ Personal Narratives: Influences and Meanings” by Cherie S. Adkins, PhD, RN and Kim K. Doheny, PhD, NNP-BC.  This is an exemplary project focusing on caring in the human health experience, encompassing nursing’s dedication to a wholistic view of that experience.  Visit the ANS website while this […]

Standing Up for Science

May 18, 2017 by


Advances in Nursing Science, along with a host of other scholarly journals world-wide, standing for the crucial activities of science that establish what we can rely on as fact, and based on that assurance, shape wise action. But there is a now a political and cultural wave of mis-information that serves to discredit science, and […]

The Ethics of Research with Muslim Immigrant Women

May 11, 2017 by


We are delighted to announce the first featured article for the new issue of ANS – Volume 40 Issue 1 – officially published today on the ANS website! The article is timely given the current affairs worldwide placing many people at risk based on their Muslim religion.  The article is titled “A Bicultural Researcher’s Reflections on […]