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Structuring Nursing Knowledge

October 12, 2018 by

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The current ANS featured article presents a new way of structuring nursing knowledge.  It is title “The Nursing Knowledge Pyramid: A Theory of the Structure of Nursing Knowledge” by Veronica B. Decker, DNP, PMHCNS-BC, MBA and Roger M. Hamilton, PhD.  This article is available to download at no cost while it is featured, and I join […]

Nursing Health Assessment Using Storytelling

September 20, 2018 by

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The current ANS featured article reports a project that demonstrates how storytellng as a means of assessment has the potential to expose the complexities of health experiences that are not readily uncovered using standard assessment approaches.  The article is titled “Narrative Inquiry Into Shelter-Seeking by Women With a History of Repeated Incarceration: Research and Nursing Practice […]

Planned featured topic: Nursing Theory for 2020

June 14, 2018 by

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The significance of nursing perspectives has gained renewed interest as social pressures to reform healthcare have created challenges for care that is more effective, more effective and more economically sound. In both theory and in practice, nursing offers possibilities that address each of these goals.  We are inviting articles that address the state of the […]

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 […]

Healing Genocide Rape Trauma

March 14, 2018 by

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Our current featured article is representative of a long ANS tradition – articles that address topics that are rarely brought to public attention.  The article is titled “Genocide Rape Trauma Management: An Integrated Framework for Supporting Survivors” authored by Donatilla Mukamana, PhD, RN; Petra Brysiewicz, PhD, RN; Anthony Collins, PhD; and William Rosa, MS, RN, […]

End-of-Life Communication

February 7, 2018 by

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The current ANS featured article is titled “End-of-Life Communication: Nurses Cocreating the Closing Composition With Patients and Families” by Mary J. Isaacson, PhD, RN, CHPN and Mary E. Minton, PhD, RN, CNS, CHPN.  This article also is the first ANS continuing education offering, and the article is available to download at no cost while it is featured.  […]

The Roy Adaptation Model to guide nursing practice

December 19, 2017 by

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Karen Jennings, PhD, RN, PMHNP-BC is the author of our current featured article titled “The Roy Adaptation Model: A Theoretical Framework for Nurses Providing Care to Individuals With Anorexia Nervosa.” Her article is available for download at no cost while it is featured – we invite you to read the article and return here to share […]