June 2012 - Volume 112 - Issue 6
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Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 6:33
AJN The American Journal of Nursing June 2012, Volume 112, Issue 6;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and clinical managing editor Karen Roush present the highlights of the June issue of the American Journal of Nursing. This month offers two CE features: one (“Managing Menopause Symptoms”) the third installment in our series on women’s health, and the other describing von Willebrand Disease, a common bleeding disorder. There are also features on interdisciplinary team training, what to do if you come under investigation by a state board of nursing, a Safety Monitor column on negative pressure wound therapy, and an article from Australia describing one hospital’s reasons for and experience pursuing Magnet accreditation. And there are columns on Drug Watch, Journal Watch, Art of Nursing, Reflections, “In the News”, and more. You can listen to podcast interviews with authors of the Viewpoint on why teens shouldn’t need consent to receive the HPV vaccine and the piece on nursing boards
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 25:49
Boards of nursing exist to protect the public, and when they receive a complaint against a nurse, they must launch an investigation. AJN’s editor in chief Shawn Kennedy and Mangin, a nurse-turned-attorney, discuss what nurses need to know about how boards of nursing function and what to do if they come under investigation by a nursing board.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 14:20
HPV is the most common sexually transmitted disease (STD) in the United States and the primary cause of cervical cancer. In this interview with AJN’s editor in chief Shawn Kennedy, author Dang reasons why she supports the passage of the California law allowing children 12 years and older to self-consent for preventive services to reduce transmission of STDs.
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