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From the bedside to the boardroom: Are you ready to serve?

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Connie Mullinix, PhD, MBA, MPH, RN; AnnMarie Lee Walton, PhD, MPH, RN, OCN, CHES; and Diana Ruiz, DNP, RN, APHN, CCTM, CWOCN, NE-BC

Use the skills you have—and learn new ones—to advance health care and your . . .

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Secondary hyperparathyroidism in chronic kidney disease

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Vivian Gasu, MSN, RN-BC, FNP-C, and Fidelindo Lim, DNP, CCRN

Through early recognition and prompt treatment, you can help relieve patient pain and discomfort.
Key . . .

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Faculty role in promoting nursing student health

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Kristy S. Chunta, PhD, RN, ACNS, BC

How can you help future nurses build a healthy foundation?
Key Takeaways
– Faculty can model . . .

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Leading the Way
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Focusing on the quadruple aim of health care

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Kenneth Longbrake, MSN, RN, CPEN

Novel approaches can improve the experiences of those who deliver care.
Key Takeaways
– Quarterly employee . . .

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Special Reports

2017-2018 Education Guide

Embarking on the path to continuing your education, whether you’re a recently licensed RN or a highly skilled professional with years of experience, begins with the questions you ask yourself.

2018 Education Guide

  • Why do I want to go back to school?
  • What are my goals?
  • How can I afford it?
  • How much time will this take?
  • How will I fit school into my work and family life?

These are questions only you can answer for yourself, but this year’s American Nurse Today 2017/2018 Education Guide, provides you with facts, figures, other nurses’ experiences, and tons of other resources to help you in your journey.


Duke Integrative Medicine’s Integrative Health Coach Professional Training prepares nurses for rewarding career option.

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Health coaches can be highly effective in helping patients make needed changes. For example, a systematic review published in 2014 in Patient Education and Counseling found that health coaching improves the management of chronic diseases as well as improves lifestyle habits such as increased physical activity and weight management.

Studies focused on integrative health coaching also have found significant improvements in patients with chronic diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. Given these results, it’s not surprising that...

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Insights into glucose monitoring for diabetes

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Katherine Pereira, DNP, RN, FNP-BC, FAAN, FAANP

Developments in testing provide better outcomes for your patients.
Key Takeaways
– Self-monitoring of blood . . .

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ANA on the Frontline

Nurses head to the Hill for ANA event, Washington listens

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Nearly 430 participants in the American Nurses Association’s (ANA’s) Hill Day event shared . . .

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Practice Matters

In pursuit of a good night’s rest

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Ruth Francis, MPH, MCHES

Good sleep quality is essential for overall health and well-being. The Centers for Disease . . .

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Practice Matters

A conversation with Rep. Lois Capps

July 2017 Vol. 12 No. 7

Author: Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN

Over the past several months, I’ve written extensively about the importance of nurses increasing . . .

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