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WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING ABOUT
* What will it take to end the turf war physicians are waging against NPs? Read “Evidence Contradicts AAFP: NPs Ideal for Leading Patient-Centered Medical Homes,” by clinical managing editor Karen Roush, for the latest debate over expanding the NP role (http://wp.me/prthD-3kJ).
* Check out “Practically a Nurse: Life as a New Graduate RN,” by pediatric RN Medora McGinnis, for an inside look at what comes after graduation (http://wp.me/prthD-3jN).
* In the spirit of the season, clinical managing editor Karen Roush suggests ways to mitigate the risks involved in playing high school football in “A Nurse and Mother on Dialing Back the Risk in Football” (http://wp.me/prthD-3iW).
* Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the November issue.
* Behind the article:
* Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with
* Cynthia G. Cahoon, author of this month's CE feature, “Depression in Older Adults.”
* Donna Sabella, author of “PTSD Among Our Returning Veterans” in this month's Mental Health Matters.
* Conversations: Shawn Kennedy speaks with Brigadier General (ret.) Bill Bester, former chief of the U.S. Army Nurse Corps, on veterans’ health issues.