December 2018 Vol. 13 No. 12

2019 Career Watch

The work you do should be challenging, rewarding, and bring you joy. Is your current career trajectory fulfilling those requirements?…
cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy

Cardiotoxic effects of cancer therapy

Treatment risks and how to manage them Takeaways: Some cancer treatments can have cardiotoxic effects. Cardiotoxic effects include decreased heart…

December 2018 Vol. 13 No. 12

  More people in the United States are surviving strokes (a very good thing), but with survival comes the increased…
interprofessional education patient care

Interprofessional education

Nurse leader aims to improve patient care.  SHANNON COLE, DNP, APRN-BC, from Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, is an avid…
pain management an ethical approach

Pain management: An ethical approach

ANA’s new position statement on pain management offers guidance When a federal law permanently expanded medication-assisted treatment (MAT) prescribing authority…
passion with purpose

Passion with purpose

Looking back on ANA’s work and presidency. THE PRESIDENCY of the American Nurses Association (ANA) is one of the most exciting,…
prone positioning in ards

Prone positioning in ARDS

Appropriate use of prone positioning can improve patient outcomes. Takeaways: In patients with moderate to severe ARDS, who are mechanically…
reader feedback

Reader Feedback, December 2018

THIS IS WHERE we share some of the comments, insights, and thoughts we receive from readers. Contact us at myamericannurse.com/send-letter-editor.…
reducing readmissions in stroke patients

Reducing readmissions in stroke patients

Recognizing those at risk and exploring evidence-based strategies Takeaways: Stroke prevalence is projected to rise significantly by 2030 and increasing…
resume makeover

Résumé makeover

Be sure your résumé makes an effective first impression. Everyone wants to make a good first impression, and sometimes that requires…
unconscious bias and the ehr

Unconscious bias and the EHR

To: Ethics inbox From: Concerned RN Subject: Frequent flyers I am a new RN working in an inner-city emergency department.…
what does an rn look like

What does an RN look like?

What nurses can learn from the uniforms and ceremonies of other healthcare professions. “WHAT DOES AN RN LOOK LIKE?”When I…

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