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

Becoming an Integrative Health Coach can provide new career opportunities for nurses and other healthcare . . .

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Contribute to building nursing research and enhancing safe, quality practice

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Author: Pamela F. Cipriano, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN and Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, APRN, FAAN

This year, the American Nurses Association (ANA) Enterprise embarked on a 12-month campaign dedicated . . .

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Call for action: Nurses lead and transform palliative care

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Author: Carol J. Bickford, PhD, RN-BC, CPHIMS, FHIMSS, FAAN, and Ruth Francis, MPH, MCHES

America’s demographics are changing, as is the healthcare system that supports every person, family . . .

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From the ethics inbox: Reporting a sentinel event

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Note from the editor: This new recurring department presents selected emails that ANA has received . . .

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Nurses lead in fighting opioid crisis

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Author: Janet Haebler, MSN, RN, and Tim Casey

Nowhere in the nation are we immune to the ravages of the opioid epidemic. The . . .

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Fall prevention: The little things can make a big difference

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Author: Angela Dubuc, MSN, RN as told to Janet Boivin, BSN, RN

In 2014, a multidisciplinary task force at Central Maine Medical Center (CMMC) in Lewiston created . . .

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Tools to improve your collaborative skills

November 2016 Vol. 11 No. 11

Author: Meigan Robb, PhD, RN, and Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

No matter what your practice environment, you need to collaborate effectively with other nurses and . . .

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Practical steps for applying acuity-based staffing

September 2016 Vol. 11 No. 9

Author: Meaghan O’Keeffe, BSN, RN

In the healthcare arena, change happens at a rapid pace. Healthcare leaders face the continual . . .

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Quiz Time

Which diagnostic biomarker is detectable in the urine within 12 hours after renal tubular cells are injured?
a. Neutrophil gelatinase-associated lipocalin
b. Cystatin C
c. Tissue inhibitor metalloproteinase-2
d. Glomerular filtration rate

Answer to Quiz Time: c. Tissue inhibitor metalloproteinase-2 (TIMP-2) appears in the urine within 12 hours after renal tubular cells are injured from ischemia or sepsis. In one study, urinary TIMP-2 testing showed certain patients had seven times the risk of developing acute kidney injury.

Learn more by reading the continuing nursing education article “Acute kidney injury: Causes, phases, and early detection.”

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