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December 2019 - Volume 119 - Issue 12
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CE: Original Research: Experiences of Diabetes Burnout: A Qualitative Study Among People with Type 1 Diabetes

Abdoli, Samereh; Hessler, Danielle; Vora, Amit; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):22-31, December 2019.

CE: Hematologic Childhood Cancers: An Evidence-Based Review

Spruit, Jessica Lynne

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):34-44, December 2019.



No Longer Home Alone


Dietary and Feeding Modifications for Older Adults

Batchelor-Murphy, Melissa K.; Steinberg, Francene M.; Young, Heather M.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):49-57, December 2019.



Implementing and Sustaining Change


EBP 2.0: Implementing and Sustaining Change: The Malnutrition Readmission Prevention Protocol

Gallagher-Ford, Lynn; Tucker, Sharon J.; Beckett, Cynthia D.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 119(12):60-64, December 2019.




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Duration: 7:36
AJN The American Journal of Nursing December 2019, Volume 119, Issue 12;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and clinical editor Betsy Todd present the highlights of the December issue of AJN, including articles such as “Original Research: Experiences of Diabetes Burnout: A Qualitative Study Among People with Type 1 Diabetes,” “Hematologic Childhood Cancers: An Evidence-Based Review,” “Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone: Dietary and Feeding Modifications for Older Adults,” “EBP 2.0: Implementing and Sustaining Change: The Malnutrition Readmission Prevention Protocol,” and more!
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 12:56
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Jessica Lynne Spruit about her article, which provides an overview of the approaches used to treat hematologic childhood cancers, explains which treatments are indicated for the various types of leukemia and lymphoma, and discusses nursing care of the child and family.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 2:57

This video is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, being published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part the AARP Public PolicyInstitute’s No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren’t given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members.

When caring for someone who has trouble swallowing or chewing, preparing meals can be difficult. This video provides tips for family caregivers on ideal food choices and cooking methods that can make the situation easier.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 7:12

This video is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, being published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part the AARP Public PolicyInstitute’s No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren’t given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members.

Determining the best approach to maximize food intake for those with Alzheimer’s or related dementias can be a challenge. Every person and situation can be different. This video demonstrates helpful techniques to use when the person you are caring for has difficulty feeding themselves.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 2:29

This video is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, being published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part the AARP Public PolicyInstitute’s No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren’t given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members.

Low appetite is a common issue that can arise when caring for someone. It can be challenging for family caregivers, and frustrating for the person who doesn’t feel like eating. This video provides suggestions on some ways to manage this situation.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 7:39

This video is part of a series, Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone, being published in collaboration with the AARP Public Policy Institute. Results of focus groups, conducted as part the AARP Public PolicyInstitute’s No Longer Home Alone video project, supported evidence that family caregivers aren’t given the information they need to manage the complex care regimens of family members.

The thought of managing a gastrostomy tube, or G-tube, at home can be scary. This video streamlines the process and offers tips and techniques to aid both the person and the family caregiver managing this challenging situation.

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