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July 2011 - Volume 111 - Issue 7
pp: 7-72,e1-e3

Original Research: Online Social Networking Patterns Among Adolescents, Young Adults, and Sexual Offenders

Dowdell, Elizabeth B.; Burgess, Ann W.; Flores, J Robert

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(7):28-36, July 2011.

Living Well with Multiple Sclerosis

Brodkey, Marion Brandis; Ben-Zacharia, Aliza Bitton; Reardon, Jennifer Decker

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(7):40-48, July 2011.

Cultivating Quality: A Program to Train Inpatient Pediatric Nurses in Insulin Pump Use

Einis, Sara B.; Mednis, Gretchen N.; Rogers, Jayne E.; More

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(7):51-55, July 2011.

Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step: Evaluating and Disseminating the Impact of an Evidence-Based Intervention: Show and Tell

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

AJN The American Journal of Nursing. 111(7):56-59, July 2011.

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Creator: Christine Moffa/Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 7:23
AJN The American Journal of Nursing July 2011, Volume 111, Issue 7;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy presents the highlights of the July 2011 issue of the American Journal of Nursing, which features two CE articles: one is original research, a study on social networking patterns of adolescents and internet sexual offenders, and another a review on current management of multiple sclerosis (MS). Other articles include a piece on maintaining sexuality in MS; a Cultivating Quality column about a project at Boston Children’s Hospital to teach nurses about insulin pumps; another installment from our very popular series, Evidence-Based Practice, Step by Step; an AJN Reports new trends in trauma care; plus News, Drug Watch, and more. There’s also a podcast with Elizabeth Dowdell, coauthor of the social networking study.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 21:48
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy discusses with Dowdell her ground-breaking research on risky Internet behaviors in adolescents and young adults and where it may intersect with the online activity of sexual offenders. The results are concerning and point to areas where safeguards and education are needed.