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January 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 1
pp: 7-72

Cultivating Quality: Reducing the Use of Potentially Inappropriate Medications in Older Adults

Bilyeu, Kathleen M.; Gumm, Cynthia J.; Fitzgerald, Jessica M.; More

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(1):47-52, January 2011.

Evidence-Based Practice, Step By Step: Following the Evidence: Planning for Sustainable Change

Fineout-Overholt, Ellen; Williamson, Kathleen M.; Gallagher-Ford, Lynn; More

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(1):54-60, January 2011.

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Creator: Christine Moffa/Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 5:43
AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2011, Volume 111, Issue 1;
Interim editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and clinical editor Christine Moffa present the highlights of the January issue of the American Journal of Nursing, which features two CE articles: one on occupational hazards for pregnant nurses and another on recognizing and managing acute alcohol withdrawal. Other articles include our Book of the Year awards; features on reducing inappropriate medications among the elderly; another installment from our very popular series, Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step ; our special “Year-in-Review” expanded news section; a Policy and Politics report on the status of the Affordable Care Act, plus Drug Watch, and more. There’s also a podcast with pregnant nurses and their managers, discussing what safeguards they practice in the perioperative setting.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 9:27
Interim editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with pregnant nurses and their managers to workplace concerns and accommodations around pregnancy. She talks with OR nurse Juliette Alexander and her manager, Jeannine Rivera, and also with Kerry Durante and her manager from the post-anesthesia care unit (PACU), Pat McCann. All work at New York University-Langone Medical Center in New York City. Ms. Alexander and Ms. Durante are the nurses in the photographs accompanying the January CE article, "Occupational Hazards for Pregnant Nurses."