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  • Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
  • Updated:   6/25/2020
  • Contains:  186 items

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CE: The Effects of Smoking on Bone Health and Healing

Niu, Stephanie; Lim, Fidelindo

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(7):40-45, July 2020.

CE: Opioid Use Disorder: Pathophysiology, Assessment, and Effective Interventions

Brown, Kate Garland; Capili, Bernadette

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(6):38-46, June 2020.

CE: Managing Pain in Critically Ill Adults: A Holistic Approach

Delgado, Sarah A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(5):34-42, May 2020.

CE: Acute Care for Patients with Dementia

Zonsius, Mary C.; Cothran, Fawn A.; Miller, Joanne M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(4):34-42, April 2020.

CE: Assessing and Managing Spiritual Distress in Cancer Survivorship

Nolan, Timiya S.; Browning, Kristine; Vo, Jacqueline B.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):40-47, January 2020.

CE: Original Research: The Recruitment Experience of Foreign-Educated Health Professionals to the United States

Shaffer, Franklin A.; Bakhshi, Mukul A.; Farrell, Niamh; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):28-38, January 2020.

CE: Gestational Hypertension, Preeclampsia, and Peripartum Cardiomyopathy: A Clinical Review

Maheu-Cadotte, Marc-André; Pépin, Catherine; Lavallée, Andréane; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(11):32-40, November 2019.

CE: Implementing Guidelines for Treating Chronic Pain with Prescription Opioids

Maloy, Patricia E.; Iacocca, Megan O.; Morasco, Benjamin J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(11):22-29, November 2019.

CE: Knowledge of Precision Medicine and Health Care: An Essential Nursing Competency

Lebet, Ruth; Joseph, Paule V.; Aroke, Edwin N.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(10):34-42, October 2019.

CE: Infection in Acute Care: Evidence for Practice

Houghton, Douglas

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(10):24-32, October 2019.

CE: Obesity-Related Cancer in Women: A Clinical Review

Katz, Anne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(8):34-40, August 2019.

CE: Stoma and Peristomal Skin Care: A Clinical Review

Stelton, Susan

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(6):38-45, June 2019.

CE: Understanding the Complications of Sickle Cell Disease

Tanabe, Paula; Spratling, Regena; Smith, Dana; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(6):26-35, June 2019.

CE: A Historical Review of Nurse–Physician Bedside Rounding

Beaird, Genevieve

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(4):30-38, April 2019.

CE: Original Research: Errors in Postoperative Administration of Intravenous Patient-Controlled Analgesia: A Retrospective Study

Lee, Yoonyoung; Kim, Kisook; Kim, Myounghee

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(4):22-27, April 2019.

CE: Caring for Survivors of Hodgkin Lymphoma

Lin, Xin; Corcoran, Stacie

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(2):32-41, February 2019.

CE: Original Research: Midlife Hypertension and Hypercholesterolemia in Relation to Cognitive Function Later in Life in Black Women

Devore, Elizabeth; Hall, Kathryn E.; Schernhammer, Eva S.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(2):22-30, February 2019.

CE: Addressing Food Insecurity in Vulnerable Populations

Flores, Heather L.; Amiri, Azita

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(1):38-45, January 2019.

CE: Original Research: Antineoplastic Drug Administration by Pregnant and Nonpregnant Nurses: An Exploration of the Use of Protective Gloves and Gowns

Lawson, Christina C.; Johnson, Candice Y.; Nassan, Feiby L.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(1):28-35, January 2019.

CE: Managing Movement Disorders: A Clinical Review

Bhimani, Rozina; Medina, Frank; Carney-Anderson, Lisa

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(12):34-40, December 2018.

CE: Original Research: Advance Care Planning: An Exploration of the Beliefs, Self-Efficacy, Education, and Practices of RNs and LPNs

Ludwick, Ruth; Baughman, Kristin R.; Jarjoura, David; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(12):26-32, December 2018.

CE: How to Predict Pediatric Pressure Injury Risk with the Braden QD Scale

Chamblee, Tracy B.; Pasek, Tracy A.; Caillouette, Catherine N.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(11):34-43, November 2018.

CE: Original Research: Patient Handling and Mobility Course Content: A National Survey of Nursing Programs

Powell-Cope, Gail; Rugs, Deborah; Ialynytchev, Anna; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(11):22-31, November 2018.

Antidepressant Medications

Sabella, Donna

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(9):52-59, September 2018.

CE: Managing Stable COPD: An Evidence-Based Approach

O'Dell, Amy; Diegel-Vacek, Lauren; Burt, Leah; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(9):36-47, September 2018.

CE: Too Much Sitting: A Newly Recognized Health Risk

Eanes, Linda

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(9):26-34, September 2018.

CE: A Review of the Revised Sepsis Care Bundles

Lester, Donna; Hartjes, Tonja; Bennett, Amanda

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(8):40-49, August 2018.

CE: Original Research: Pain in Nonverbal Children with Medical Complexity: A Two-Year Retrospective Study

Quinn, Brenna L.; Solodiuk, Jean C.; Morrill, Dominick; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(8):28-37, August 2018.

CE: Breast Cancer Screening: A Review of Current Guidelines

Baron, Roberta; Drucker, Karen; Lagdamen, Liza; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(7):34-41, July 2018.

CE: Original Research: The Efficacy and Safety of an RN-Driven Ketamine Protocol for Adjunctive Analgesia During Burn Wound Care

Baumgartner, Laura; Townsend, Nicole; Winkelman, Katie; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(7):26-31, July 2018.

CE: Understanding the Nurse's Role in Managing Gaucher Disease

Vucko, Erika R.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(6):36-42, June 2018.

CE: Original Research: Understanding the Hospital Experience of Older Adults with Hearing Impairment

Funk, Amy; Garcia, Christina; Mullen, Tiara

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(6):28-34, June 2018.

CE: A Review of Current Practice in Transfusion Therapy

Carman, Margaret; Uhlenbrock, Jennifer Schieferle; McClintock, Sara Marie

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(5):36-44, May 2018.

CE: Original Research: Exploring Clinicians’ Perceptions About Sustaining an Evidence-Based Fall Prevention Program

Porter, Rebecca B.; Cullen, Laura; Farrington, Michele; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(5):24-33, May 2018.

CE: Lyme Disease: Diagnosis, Treatment, and Prevention

Patton, Susan Kane; Phillips, Bailey

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(4):38-45, April 2018.

CE: Original Research: Recognizing Delirium in Hospitalized Children: A Systematic Review of the Evidence on Risk Factors and Characteristics

Holly, Cheryl; Porter, Sallie; Echevarria, Mercedes; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(4):24-36, April 2018.

CE: Malnutrition in Older Adults

Mangels, Ann Reed

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(3):34-41, March 2018.

CE: Original Research: An Investigation into the Safety of Oral Intake During Labor

Shea-Lewis, Anne; Eckardt, Patricia; Stapleton, Donna

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(3):24-31, March 2018.

CE: Managing Sepsis and Septic Shock: Current Guidelines and Definitions

Makic, Mary Beth Flynn; Bridges, Elizabeth

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(2):34-39, February 2018.

CE: Original Research: Physical Activity Among Chinese American Immigrants with Prediabetes or Type 2 Diabetes

Hu Sophia, H.; Fu Mei, R.; Liu, Shan; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(2):24-32, February 2018.

CE: Managing Postoperative Pain

Manworren, Renee C.B.; Gordon, Debra B.; Montgomery, Robert

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(1):36-43, January 2018.

CE: Oral Care for Head and Neck Cancer Symptom Management

Cullen, Laura; Baumler, Sharon; Farrington, Michele; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(1):24-34, January 2018.

CE: Pressure Injuries Caused by Medical Devices and Other Objects: A Clinical Update

Delmore, Barbara Ann; Ayello, Elizabeth A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(12):36-45, December 2017.

CE: Original Research: Does Certification in Vascular Access Matter? An Analysis of the PICC1 Survey

Chopra, Vineet; Kuhn, Latoya; Vaughn, Valerie; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(12):24-34, December 2017.

CE: Preeclampsia: Current Approaches to Nursing Management

Anderson, Cindy M.; Schmella, Mandy J.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(11):30-38, November 2017.

CE: Original Research: Primary Care Providers and Screening for Military Service and PTSD

Mohler, Kristin Michelle; Sankey-Deemer, Cydnee

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(11):22-28, November 2017.

CE: Original Research: Exploring How Nursing Schools Handle Student Errors and Near Misses

Disch, Joanne; Barnsteiner, Jane; Connor, Susan; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(10):24-31, October 2017.

CE: Can Your Older Patients Drive Safely?

Staplin, Loren; Lococo, Kathy H.; Mastromatto, Tia; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(9):34-43, September 2017.

CE: Original Research: The Experience of Transitioning to a Caregiving Role for a Family Member with Alzheimer's Disease or Related Dementia

Czekanski, Kathleen

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(9):24-32, September 2017.

CE: Beyond Maternity Nursing: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative

Cardaci, Regina

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(8):36-43, August 2017.

CE: Tuberculosis: A New Screening Recommendation and an Expanded Approach to Elimination in the United States

Parmer, John; Allen, Leeanna; Walton, Wanda

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(8):24-34, August 2017.

CE: Early Intervention in Patients with Poststroke Depression

Hamid, Gwendolyn M.; MacKenzie, Meredith A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(7):32-40, July 2017.

CE: Health and the Human Microbiome: A Primer for Nurses

McElroy, Katie Gresia; Chung, Seon-Yoon; Regan, Mary

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(7):24-30, July 2017.

CE: Original Research: The Experiences of Pregnant Smokers and Their Providers

Britton, Geraldine Rose; Collier, Rosemary; McKitrick, Sean; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(6):24-34, June 2017.

CE: Venous Thromboembolism: Updated Management Guidelines

Roberts, Sarah Hudson; Lawrence, Sherry Motes

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(5):38-47, May 2017.

CE: Original Research: Creating an Evidence-Based Progression for Clinical Advancement Programs

Burke, Kathleen G.; Johnson, Tonya; Sites, Christine; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(5):22-35, May 2017.

CE: Overactive Bladder in Women

Palmer, Mary H.; Willis-Gray, Marcella G.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(4):34-41, April 2017.

CE: Original Research: Identifying Hospitalized Patients at Risk for Harm: A Comparison of Nurse Perceptions vs. Electronic Risk Assessment Tool Scores

Stafos, Andrea; Stark, Susan; Barbay, Kathryn; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(4):26-31, April 2017.

CE: Defining and Understanding Pilot and Other Feasibility Studies

Morris, Nancy S.; Rosenbloom, Deborah A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(3):38-45, March 2017.

CE: Improving Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Part 2

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

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(3):26-35, March 2017.

CE: Nursing's Evolving Role in Patient Safety

Kowalski, Sonya L.; Anthony, Maureen

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

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.

CE: Human Papillomavirus–Related Oral Cancers: The Nurse's Role in Mitigating Stigma and Dispelling Myths

Katz, Anne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(1):34-39, January 2017.

CE: Triglycerides: Do They Matter?

Scordo, Kristine; Pickett, Kim Anne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(1):24-31, January 2017.

CE: Preventing Contrast-Induced Acute Kidney Injury

Gallegos, Yvonne; Taha, Asma Ali; Rutledge, Dana N.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(12):38-45, December 2016.

CE: Original Research: Examining the Links Between Lifestyle Factors and Metabolic Syndrome

Chang, Shu-Hung; Chen, Miao-Chuan; Chien, Nai-Hui; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(12):26-36, December 2016.

CE: Veteran Women: Mental Health–Related Consequences of Military Service

Ganzer, Christine Anne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(11):32-39, November 2016.

CE: Preventing, Assessing, and Managing Skin Tears: A Clinical Review

Baranoski, Sharon; LeBlanc, Kimberly; Gloeckner, Mary

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(11):24-30, November 2016.

CE: Assessing and Managing Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in Hospitalized Older Adults

Hartjes, Tonja M.; Meece, Lauren; Horgas, Ann L.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(10):38-46, October 2016.

CE: A Review of Common Oral Treatments for Breast Cancer: Improving Patient Safety in Nononcology Settings

Fischer-Cartlidge, Erica; DiCenso, Dina; Buckley, Mary; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(10):28-36, October 2016.

CE: Military Sexual Trauma in Male Service Members

Eckerlin, Denise M.; Kovalesky, Andrea; Jakupcak, Matthew

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(9):34-43, September 2016.

CE: Original Research: Predicting Injurious Falls in the Hospital Setting: Implications for Practice

Hester, Amy L.; Tsai, Pao-Feng; Rettiganti, Mallik; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(9):24-31, September 2016.

CE: Human Papillomavirus–Related Oropharyngeal Cancer: A Review of Nursing Considerations

McKiernan, Janet; Thom, Bridgette

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(8):34-43, August 2016.

CE: Original Research: The Lived Experience of Social Media by Young Adult Burn Survivors

Giordano, Marie S.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(8):24-32, August 2016.

CE: Moral Distress: A Catalyst in Building Moral Resilience

Rushton, Cynda Hylton; Caldwell, Meredith; Kurtz, Melissa

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(7):40-49, July 2016.