February 2017 - Volume 117 - Issue 2
pp: 7-72
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CE: Improving Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Part 1

Norton, Jenna M.; Newman, Eileen P.; Romancito, Gayle; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 117(2):22-32, February 2017.

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CE: Nursing's Evolving Role in Patient Safety

Kowalski, Sonya L.; Anthony, Maureen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 117(2):34-48, February 2017.

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Executive Summary: Transforming Moral Distress into Moral Resilience in Nursing

Rushton, Cynda Hylton; Schoonover-Shoffner, Kathy; Kennedy, Maureen Shawn

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 117(2):52-56, February 2017.



No Longer Home Alone

Medication Management for People with Dementia

Lindauer, Allison; Sexson, Kathryn; Harvath, Theresa A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing . 117(2):60-64, February 2017.

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Creator: Shawn Kennedy and Betsy Todd
Duration: 6:24
AJN The American Journal of Nursing February 2017, Volume 117, Issue 2;
Editor-in-Chief Shawn Kennedy and Clinical Editor Betsy Todd present the highlights of the February issue of the American Journal of Nursing. On this month’s cover is a watercolor painting by artist Vivian Jay, MSN, FNP-BC. Our first CE, “Improving Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Part 1” offers an overview of the disease, describes identification and etiology, and discusses ways to slow disease progression. In our second CE, “Nursing’s Evolving Role in Patient Safety,” the authors discuss their content analysis of 1,086 AJN articles published from 1900 through 2015. Our next article, “Supporting Family Caregivers: Medication Management for People with Dementia,” offers recommendations for nurses as they teach family caregivers how to manage medications for a family member with dementia. “A Collaborative State of the Science Initiative: Transforming Moral Distress into Moral Resilience in Nursing” describes a collaborative project in which nurse clinicians, researchers, and ethicists met to examine practices for addressing moral distress. In addition, there’s News, Reflections, Drug Watch, Art of Nursing, and more.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 17:00
AJN The American Journal of Nursing February 2017, Volume 117, Issue 2;
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with authors Gayle Romancito, Stephanie Mahooty, and Andrew S. Narva about their article, which provides an overview of chronic kidney disease, describes identification and etiology, and discusses ways to slow disease progression.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 9:06
AJN The American Journal of Nursing February 2017, Volume 117, Issue 2;
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with authors Sonya L. Kowalski and Maureen Anthony about their article, in which they explore the nurse’s historical and contemporary role in promoting patient safety by discussing a content analysis they conducted of 1,086 AJN articles published from 1900 through 2015.