Sexual Health and Sexual Rights

March 24, 2017
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The latest article featured from the current issue of ANS is titled “A Review and Critique of Advances in Nursing Science Articles That Focus on Sexual Health and Sexual Rights: A Call to Leadership and Policy Development” by Lynn Rew, EdD; Whitney Thurman, MSN and Kari McDonald, MSN.  The article is available at no cost while […]

Middle range theory in the making: You gotta’ stay with it and you gotta’ pass it on

March 14, 2017
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Our latest featured article from the current ANS issue is titled “Middle Range Theory: A Perspective on Development and Use” by Patricia Liehr, PhD, RN and Mary Jane Smith, PhD, RN, FAAN. Both authors are long-time contributors to ANS and in this article they examine the journey of developing middle range theory that is solidly situated […]

Practical Discourse: Hermeneutics and the work of Janice Thompson

March 9, 2017
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In our current featured article, author  Stephen M. Padgett, PhD, RN examines three papers by Janice Thompson (two of which were published in ANS) as a way to examine the importance of hermeneutic philosophy, and the importance of this line of inquiry for our discipline.  The article, titled “Practical Discourse Revisited: Hermeneutics at the Intersection of […]

Issue Topic Planned on Emancipatory Nursing

March 8, 2017
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We are delighted to announce the addition of a new issue topic for ANS Volume 41 Number 4!  Manuscripts are due April 15, 2018, so there is ample time to wrap up your project and plan for this issue!  Here are the details: Emancipatory approaches to nursing research and practice have escalated in the context […]

Understanding Esthetic Knowing

February 27, 2017
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The new featured article from the current ANS issue is titled “Reorienting Esthetic Knowing as an Appropriate “Object” of Scientific Inquiry to Advance Understanding of a Critical Pattern of Nursing Knowledge in Practice” by Miriam Bender, PhD, RN and Dina Elias, MSN, RN, CCSN.  Download your copy of this article at no charge while it is featured, […]

The Caring Concept as a Focus for Nursing

February 16, 2017
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Our next featured article for the current issue of ANS is titled  “Finding a Focus for Nursing: The Caring Concept” by Laura Beth Cook, RN, BSN, PCCN; Ann Peden, PhD, APRN, BC.  The authors explore the wide range of literature since the 1991 publication of the ANS classic article by Margaret Newman, Marilyn Sime and […]

New Published Ahead-of-Print!

February 8, 2017
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Toward Relational Practices for Enabling Knowledge-to-Action in Health Systems: The Example of Deliberative Dialogue. Plamondon, Katrina; Caxaj, Susana Original Articles: PDF Only