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Practice Matters

How do we manage in uncertain times?

February 2017 Vol. 12 No. 2

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

As the early months of a new political landscape unfold, there are many concerns about . . .

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Practice Matters

Transparency and accountability in nurse staffing

February 2017 Vol. 12 No. 2

Author: Sharon A. Morgan, MSN, RN, NP-C

Organizational transparency and accountability have come to represent efforts to measure and hold providers responsible . . .

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Rapid Response

Opioid overdose

February 2017 Vol. 12 No. 2

Author: Deborah S. Finnell, DNS, PMHNP-BC, CARN-AP, FAAN; and Christine L. Savage, PhD, CARN, FAAN

When Tom Smith* finds his mother Mary, age 59, extremely sleepy and difficult to awaken . . .

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ANA on the Frontline

In Brief

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

CDC reports on ‘winnable battles’ to improve Americans’ health
The Centers for Disease Control and . . .

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Special Reports

American Nurse Today: 2017 Education Guide

Education is a valuable tool for advancing your nursing career.

This special guide explains how to choose the right educational option for you, how to become a nurse educator or an advanced practice nurse, and how to land your dream job after completing your additional education.

Read the 2017 Education Guide Nurses.

 

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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ANA on the Frontline

ANA News

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

Powerful habits to manage change effectively
How well do you cope with stress and change . . .

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ANA on the Frontline

Headlines from the Hill

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

ANA shares health-system principles with President-Elect and team
ANA President Pamela F. Cipriano . . .

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ANA on the Frontline

Welcome to ANA on the Frontline

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

The American Nurses Association and its official journal, American Nurse Today, are pleased to introduce . . .

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ANA on the Frontline

Kicking off the “Year of the Healthy Nurse” Worksite wellness

January 2017 Vol. 12 No. 1

Author: Jaime Murphy Dawson, MPH

Welcome to the “Year of the Healthy Nurse.” In 2017, ANA is launching a yearlong . . .

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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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