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July 2015 - Volume 115 - Issue 7
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CE: Viral Hepatitis: New U.S. Screening Recommendations, Assessment Tools, and Treatments

Dan, Corinna; Moses-Eisenstein, Michelle; Valdiserri, Ronald O.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 115(7):26-35, July 2015.

CE: Nursing Management of Patients with Ehlers–Danlos Syndrome

Anderson, Linda K.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 115(7):38-46, July 2015.

Effective Collaboration Among Magnet Hospitals: A Win–Win for Nurses and Institutions

Centrella-Nigro, Andrea Marie; Faber, Kathy; Wiklinski, Barbara; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 115(7):50-54, July 2015.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy and Betsy Todd
Duration: 6:11
AJN The American Journal of Nursing July 2015, Volume 115, Issue 7;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and Clinical Editor Betsy Todd present the highlights of the July issue of the American Journal of Nursing. This month’s cover shows the World Hepatitis Day logo. Our first CE, “Viral Hepatitis: New U.S Screening Recommendations, Assessment Tools, and Treatments,” reviews new screening, assessment, and treatment recommendations for viral hepatitis. Our second CE, “Nursing Management of Patients with Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome,” gives an overview of this hereditary tissue disorder. The feature article “In the Community: Effective Collaboration Among Magnet Hospitals: A Win-Win for Nurses and Institutions” describes how six hospitals helped each other achieve and maintain Magnet recognition. In addition, there’s News, Reflections, Drug Watch, Art of Nursing, and more.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 11:42
Author Linda K. Anderson describes her article “Nursing Management of Patients with Ehlers—Danlos Syndrom, in which she provides and overview of this hereditary connective tissue disorder. She offers guidance on ways nurses can manage symptoms, recognize and prevent serious complications , and improve patients’ quality of life.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 14:24
Author Corinna Dan describes her article, which reviews the epidemiology and diagnosis of viral hepatitis. It also discusses new screening recommendations and innovations in assessment and treatment of the disease. It also outlines an updated action plan in which nurses play an important role in the coordination of care for viral hepatitis