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Putting Patients First

Putting Patients First

Learn what it takes to provide patient-centered care through CE and webinars!

Take the online-only CE offering on the Planetree series and earn 4.6 contact hours.

FREE archived webcasts from the Webinar series based upon Planetree's “Putting Patients First” series published in AJN.
Sponsored by the American Journal of Nursing, Planetree and the Picker Institute.

How to Try This
How to Try This Series

AJN published a series of articles and videos on evidence-based geriatric assessment tools and best practices in partnership with the New York University College of Nursing’s Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing with partial support by a grant from the John A. Hartford Foundation. Called “How to Try This,” the series translates materials from the Hartford Institute’s “Try This series” into free, web-based resources for educators, students, and clinicians.

Special Supplements
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March 2012
State of the Science: Prevention and Management of Osteoarthritis
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November 2009
State of the Science: Transforming Care at the Bedside: Paving the Way for Change
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September 2008
State of the Science: Professional Partners Supporting Family Caregivers
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June 2007
State of the Science on Diabetes Self-Management: Strategies for Nursing
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March 2006
State of the Science on Nursing Approaches to Managing Late and Long-Term Sequel of Cancer and Cancer Treatment

 

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OUR GIFT TO YOU FOR NURSES WEEK!

In keeping with the theme "Ethical practice. Quality care," we have created a special collection of articles on ethics from the AJN archives AND the whole May issue will be free for the entire month!

 

Also check out Nursingcenter's special Nurses Week page.

 

 

       

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