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Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone

Creator:   American Journal of Nursing
Updated:   5/3/2018
Contains:  10 items

This series of articles, which won the 2018 ASHPE Bronze Award in the Best Special Supplement, Annual or Buyer’s Guide category, aims to help nurses provide caregivers with the tools they need to manage their family member’s health care at home. Produced in cooperation with the AARP Public Policy Institute, each article includes an informational tear sheet—Information for Family Caregivers—and links to instructional videos.

After reading the articles, you can take a CE test on the administering medications portion of the series at http://links.lww.com/AJN/A120, and on the mobility and wound care portion of the series at http://links.lww.com/AJN/A119.


Ostomy Care at Home

Kirkland-Kyhn, Holly; Martin, Sanaz; Zaratkiewicz, Sunniva; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(4):63-68, April 2018.

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Teaching Wound Care to Family Caregivers

Kirkland-Kyhn, Holly; Generao, Stefanie Anne; Teleten, Oleg; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 118(3):63-67, March 2018.

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Teaching Family Caregivers to Assist Safely with Mobility

Powell-Cope, Gail; Pippins, Karla M.; Young, Heather M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(12):49-53, December 2017.

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Discharge Planning and Teaching

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

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(5):58-60, May 2017.

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Administration of Subcutaneous Injections

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

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(12):49-52, December 2016.

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Managing Complex Medication Regimens

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

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 116(11):43-46, November 2016.

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Teaching Caregivers to Administer Eye Drops, Transdermal Patches, and Suppositories

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

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 117(1):54-59, January 2017.

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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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