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An Innovative Approach to Cultivating Healthy Academic Communities

Kaylor, Sara K.; Johnson, Paige T.

doi: 10.1097/01.NEP.0000000000000368

The American Nurses Association declared 2017 the Year of the Healthy Nurse. In an effort to promote a healthy academic environment, faculty and staff in institutions of higher learning should serve as role models for healthy living for their students. This article describes an innovative approach to cultivating a healthy academic environment. Details about planning and implementation are provided along with recommendations for future implementation.

About the Authors Sara K. Kaylor, EdD, RN, CNE, and Paige T. Johnson, PhD, RN, are both assistant professors at the Capstone College of Nursing, University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama. For more information, contact Dr. Kaylor at

The authors declare no conflict of interest.

Online date: June 28, 2018

© 2019 Lippincott Williams & Wilkins, Inc.
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