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February 2015 - Volume 115 - Issue 2
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Progress of the Campaign for Action

A Bold New Vision for America's Health Care System

Hassmiller, Susan B.; Reinhard, Susan C.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 115(2):49-55, February 2015.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 7:30
AJN The American Journal of Nursing February 2015, Volume 115, Issue 2;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and Clinical Editor Betsy Todd, present the highlights of the February issue of the American Journal of Nursing. This month’s cover shows the rapid response team (RRT) at Detroit’s Henry Ford Hospital in action. Our first CE, an original research article, is a study of rapid response teams describing the factors affecting nurses’ decisions to activate RRTs. Our second CE reviews four common congenital heart defects, their repairs, common long-term outcomes, and implications for nurses in both cardiac and noncardiac settings. Our Diabetes Under Control column describes a case study of a patient engaged in self-management. Our new series Advancing Health Through Nursing, explores The Institute of Medicine’s report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health. And our Looking Back column remembers the life and legacy of an unsung African American nurse: Charlotte Rhone. In addition, there’s News, Reflections, Drug Watch, Art of Nursing, and more.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 14:12
Author Jane Braaten discusses how she used a framework of cognitive work analysis to examine factors affecting nurses’ decision making when activating rapid response teams in emergency situations.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 21:00
Author Susan Hassmiller discusses the impact of the Institute of Medicine’s 2010 report, The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health, at five years. This is the first article in our new series exploring the report’s recommendations, outcomes, and projections.