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Health and Wellness

November 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 11

Author: Phyllis Adams, EdD, RN, FNP, APRN, BC, NP-C

Workplace health promotion programs are an efficient approach to improving the health of a relatively large group of individuals because worksite interventions are more convenient and accessible to workers and often less expensive than off-site programs. The American Journal of Health Promotion defines optimal health as
a balance of . . .

August 2007 Vol. 2 No. 8

Author: Edie Devers Barbero, PhD, RN, APRN, BC

Storytelling is a useful way to promote holistic care. The next time your patient shows poor coping ability, you might want to ask him to tell a story about what he’s experiencing.

July 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 7

Author: Kathryn V. Hall, MS, RN

Environmental pollution threatens our homes, workplaces, and communities. So what can you do? This article will tell you.

April 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 4

Author: Marion Condon, MS, RN

Technological advances, special equipment, and screening algorithms help healthcare facilities and nurses meet the needs of bariatric patients while reducing worker injury.

January 2007 Vol. 2 Num. 1

Author: Rebecca Clouse, MS, RN

By Angela Song

As the new U.S. Congress convenes this January, the ANA will present our legislative agenda with a noted advantage. Through the combined efforts of thousands of nurses supporting the American Nurses Association Political Action Committee (ANA-PAC), we were able to endorse and contribute to over . . .

December 2006 Vol. 1 Num. 3

Author: Belinda Pierson, MA

CDC recommends HIV screening for everyone
New recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) call for routine human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) screening for all patients ages 13 to 64. The screening approach should be voluntary “opt out,” with testing done only with the patient’s knowledge and . . .

December 2006 Vol. 1 Num. 3

Author: Mary Dugan, MSN, APRN-BC

Learn how slathering a chemical solution over the face or abrading it with a stream of crystals rejuvenates the skin. This article takes you under the skin surface and walks you through the steps of a superficial skin peel.

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