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February 2018 Vol. 13 No. 2

February 2018 Vol. 13 No. 2

Without definitive protocols for assessing and managing sports-related concussion in children and adolescents, care can be a challenge. This issue’s continuing education article provides updates and information about assessment and diagnosis tools, care plans, and return-to-play and return-to-learn protocols. Other clinical articles include cardiac arrest updates, signs of hypothyroidism, and rapid response to atrial fibrillation. In our Focus On…Education section, you’ll find advice and tips for finding a preceptor and test taking. And the second installment in our Wellness 101 series focuses on physical wellness for sustained energy.

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Concussion: Prevention, assessment, and management

Concussion: Prevention, assessment, and management

Author: Margaret H. Granitto, MSN, ANP-BC, CNL, and Colleen Norton, PhD, RN, CCRN

Concussion, a subset of mild traumatic brain injury, can lead to long-term effects, including chronic traumatic encephalopathy. (See Con­cussion’s impact.) The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) estimates that approximately 30 million children in the United States participate in sports that put them at risk for head trauma and concussion. And many young athletes who experience mild head trauma don’t report symptoms until hours after the injury.

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February 2018 On the Frontline

February 2018 On the Frontline

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Key competencies for nursing

Key competencies for nursing

Author: Bonnie Clipper, DNP, RN, MA, MBA, CENP, FACHE, and Jaime Murphy Dawson, MPH

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Your journey to authentic leadership

Your journey to authentic leadership

Author: Greta Rosler, MSN, RN, NEA-BC, CPXP

Our trajectory as nurse leaders frequently begins when someone notices our clinical acumen and informal leadership skills. We’re handed a set of keys to an office and asked to take on a management role. Not surprisingly, we may question if we really know how to do every part of our expanding role, from budgets to quality metrics to program implementation and management focused on outcomes.

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2019 Magnet® Application Manual raises the bar for  nursing excellence

2019 Magnet® Application Manual raises the bar for nursing excellence

Author: Rebecca Graystone, MS, MBA, RN, NE-BC

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What #MeToo means for nurses

What #MeToo means for nurses

Author: Lillee Gelinas, MSN, RN, CPPS, FAAN

The #MeToo movement has taken the world by storm, and many say it’s been a long time coming. The New York Times revelation last fall seemed shocking at the time—famed Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein was accused by multiple women of sexual misconduct in what appeared to be an alleged pattern of psychological manipulation and strategic harassment spanning decades. Apparently, some victims were paid for their silence. Most reactions I heard about the “Weinstein phenomena” from news reporters and colleagues agreed about one key point: It was wrong.

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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.

  • 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.

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