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Articles by Patricia Ringos Beach, MSN, RN, AOCN, ACHPN

The admiral is a lady: Alene Duerk, RN

Beach, Patricia Ringos; White, Beth E.

Nursing2019. 49(11):45-48, November 2019.

Promoted by President Nixon in 1972, Admiral Alene Duerk was the first female admiral to serve in any navy in the world. Read about her accomplishments as a nurse and a military leader.

Applying the evidence to help caregivers torn in two

Beach, Patricia Ringos; White, Beth E.

Nursing2019. 45(6):30-37, June 2015.

Conflicting demands can pull family caregivers in two directions—or more. This article describes strategies to decrease the burden on those caring for patients at home and gives practical advice for incorporating the evidence into patient and family education to improve patient outcomes.