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May 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 5
pp: 7-72

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Original Research: The Role of the Non-ICU Staff Nurse on a Medical Emergency Team: Perceptions and Understanding

Pusateri, Margaret E.; Prior, Michele M.; Kiely, Sharon C.

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(5):22-29, May 2011.

Organ Donation After Circulatory Death: Vital Partnerships

Beach, Patricia Ringos; Hallett, Annette M.; Zaruca, Kim

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(5):32-38, May 2011.

Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Rolling Out the Rapid Response Team

Gallagher-Ford, Lynn; Fineout-Overholt, Ellen; Melnyk, Bernadette Mazurek; More

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(5):42-47, May 2011.

Cultivating Quality: Implementing Standardized Reporting and Safety Checklists

Stevens, James D.; Bader, Mary Kay; Luna, Michele A.; More

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(5):48-53, May 2011.

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Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 10:40
Stephen Harvey is an assistant professor of anesthesiology at Vanderbilt University School of Medicine in Nashville, Tennessee. The poem is in homage to his mother, Betty Harvey, RN (pictured here with the author), who inspired and encouraged him on his journey through college and medical school. Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and senior editor Sylvia Foley (who coordinates AJN’s Art of Nursing column) speak with Stephen about his career, his early memories of his mother, and his poetry.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 10:35
AJN The American Journal of Nursing May 2011, Volume 111, Issue 5;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Masitsela Mhlanga, former president of the Swaziland Nurses Association and the nurse credited with initiating the Swaziland Wellness Center for Health Care Workers. The center (which has now been replicated in other African countries) is credited for stemming the migration of nurses from Swaziland, which, with a prevalence of 26% of the adult population, has the highest prevalence of HIV in the world.