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January 2020 - Volume 120 - Issue 1
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CE: Original Research: The Recruitment Experience of Foreign-Educated Health Professionals to the United States

Shaffer, Franklin A.; Bakhshi, Mukul A.; Farrell, Niamh; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):28-38, January 2020.

CE: Assessing and Managing Spiritual Distress in Cancer Survivorship

Nolan, Timiya S.; Browning, Kristine; Vo, Jacqueline B.; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):40-47, January 2020.


Concentration and Volume: Understanding Sodium and Water in the Body

Bertschi, Lydia A.

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):51-56, January 2020.


No Longer Home Alone


Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults

Davis, Nicole J.; Wyman, Jean F.; Gubitosa, Suzanne; More

AJN, American Journal of Nursing. 120(1):57-62, January 2020.




Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 8:07
AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;
Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy and clinical editor Betsy Todd present the highlights of the January issue of AJN, including articles such as “Original Research: The Recruitment Experience of Foreign-Educated Health Professionals to the United States,” “Assessing and Managing Spiritual Distress in Cancer Survivorship,” “Back to Basics: Concentration and Volume: Understanding Sodium and Water in the Body,” “Supporting Family Caregivers: No Longer Home Alone: Urinary Incontinence in Older Adults,” and more!
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 25:01
AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Franklin A. Shaffer and Mukul A. Bakhshi about their article, which discusses the current state of international recruitment and reports on the findings of their study of foreign-educated health professionals and recruiters to further illuminate the recruitment experience.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 19:05
AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with Timiya S. Nolan and Kristine Browning about their article, which describes the concept of spiritual distress, and illustrates how nurses can incorporate into practice evidence-based recommendations for addressing cancer survivors’ spiritual needs.
Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 30:33
AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;
AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy discusses The Year of the Nurse and Midwife with Pam Cipriano, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the University of Virginia School of Nursing in Charlottesville, past president of the American Nurses Association, and current first vice president of the International Council of Nurses.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 5:05
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

This video demonstrates how to make an occupied bed, and how to transfer a person safely from a bed to a bedside commode.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 3:42
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

This video provides guidance on choosing urinary incontinence products.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 3:21
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

Incontinence is a difficult topic to bring up, and this video addresses challenges caregivers may face when talking about incontinence with a family member or friend.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 4:03
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

For many caregivers, managing a family member’s incontinence is a source of stress. This video provides suggestions on seeking emotional support to address it.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 3:29
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

In this video, learn the best methods to help someone to the toilet day or night, as well as tips for proper hygiene.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 2:50
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

This video provides tips and suggestions for caregivers on how to best manage incontinence in a home setting.

Creator: Shawn Kennedy
Duration: 2:43
Journal: AJN The American Journal of Nursing January 2020, Volume 120, Issue 1;

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.

This video provides an overview on managing incontinence challenges, starting with the role of family caregivers.

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