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AJN, American Journal of Nursing: February 2016 - Volume 116 - Issue 2 - p 20
doi: 10.1097/01.NAJ.0000480488.02857.23
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WHAT WE'RE BLOGGING ABOUT

  • Nurse and attorney Edie Brous discusses the importance of being educated on licensure and nursing boards—topics that often go unaddressed in nursing school—in her post “Protect Yourself, Protect Your Career: Get Informed About Nurse Licensure” (http://wp.me/prthD-5qP).
  • In “Has the Future of Nursing Report Made a Difference?” AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy shares insight on how the implementation of recommendations from the 2010 report The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health has affected the nursing profession (http://wp.me/prthD-5qH).
  • “I can't help but think that I have been a better mother because I am a nurse,” writes Diane Stonecipher in her post “The Stay-at-Home Nurse” (http://wp.me/prthD-5ow).
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WHAT READERS ARE SAYING ON TWITTER, FACEBOOK, AND OUR BLOG

“I spend more time caring for EHRs [electronic health records] than for patients.” “I love that there is a shift toward a more interdisciplinary approach within hospitals now. Yes, we nurses help residents/interns a lot more than we get credit for, but I also like to keep in mind how much I've learned from others around me.” “When I had surgery in one of the best hospitals in the country, I noticed how empty the floors were—no one was walking. Back in the day, there used to be traffic jams in the hall of a surgical unit!”

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FEBRUARY PODCASTS

  • Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the February issue.
  • Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with
    • Ronald Keller, lead author of “A Task Force to Address Bullying.”
    • Teodocia Maria Hayes-Bautista, lead author of “Latino Nurses in the United States.”
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