C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:
The adverse effects of anticholinergic drugs include
A. Dry eyes
B. Anorexia
C. Diarrhea

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CE QUESTION OF THE WEEK The adverse effects of anticholinergic drugs include

CE: Overactive Bladder in Women : AJN The American Journal of Nursing

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Interested in getting published, but not sure where to start? See our "Writing for Publication: Step by Step" series for tips and advice.

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Interested in getting published but not sure where to start See our

Ongoing Article Series Helps Nurses Write for Publication

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The New York Times reports [ Nyti.ms Link ] a nurse is now the US Surgeon General. See our profile of Sylvia Trent Adams bit.ly/2pcC2pH
The New York Times reports a nurse is now the US Surgeon
Deborah Richards Gonsalves
Tracy Darby
Tina Farally
#AJNquoteoftheweek #EarthDay
AJNquoteoftheweek EarthDay
Elaine Miller
What can nurses do to promote environmental health?
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Earth Day 2017: An Important Role for Nurses

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Would you trust a risk assessment tool built into the electronic health record or a nurse to best predict possible patient harm? One hospital decided to find out before investing in more new technology.

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Would you trust a risk assessment tool built into the electronic health

Nurses vs. Computers: Predicting Risk of Patient Harm

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Rick Cardenas
Linda Appleby
Amy Glass Howard
A new report details how climate change is affecting health around the country. Are you noticing any of these effects where you live?

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A new report details how climate change is affecting health around the

Health Effects by Region · The Medical Society Consortium on Climate and Health (MSCCH)

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Carolyn Keogh-Kelly
You know the word nostalgia, but what about "solastalgia"? It's explained in our feature article on understanding and addressing the mental health effects of #climatechange.

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You know the word nostalgia but what about solastalgia Its explained in

Identifying and Addressing the Profound Mental Health Effects of Climate Change

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C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

If patients who already take opioids at home are experiencing acute pain while hospitalized, they will usually require

a. less frequent administration of opioids.
b. lower doses of opioids.
c. higher doses of opioids.

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CE QUESTION OF THE WEEK If patients who already take opioids at

CE: Assessing and Managing Pain, Agitation, and Delirium in... : AJN The American Journal of Nursing

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Wendy Lynn Will
Diego Amorocho
Laura Budzien
#AJNquoteoftheweek #ErinMurphy #nursing To read the full profile in AJN (free until April 22): [ Bit.ly Link ]
AJNquoteoftheweek ErinMurphy nursing To read the full profile in AJN free until April 22:
Peggy Tippitt
Linda Appleby
Cara Vitadamo
After being petitioned by National Nurses United, AFL–CIO, and other unions, the Occupational Safety and Health Administration is considering a federal standard for preventing violence against health care workers.

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After being petitioned by National Nurses United AFLCIO and other unions the

A National Standard to Prevent Health Care Workplace Violence?

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Sarah Renee
Lynda R Kauffroth
William Finn
A guest post from the CDC Traumatic Brain Injury Team on AJN's blog will be of interest to school nurses, parents, and other health care professionals.

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A guest post from the CDC Traumatic Brain Injury Team on AJNs

CDC Draws Attention to Youth Concussion Risks, Offers Training and Resources

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Mitzi Hazard
C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

Triglyceride levels can be elevated for up to how many hours after a high-fat meal?

a. 2
b. 6
c. 10

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CE QUESTION OF THE WEEK Triglyceride levels can be elevated for up

CE: Triglycerides: Do They Matter? : AJN The American Journal of Nursing

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Rae Clancey
Dorothy Jo McMurray-Conley
Flordelisa Wasen
#AJNquoteoftheweek
AJNquoteoftheweek
Carrolyn Hogue
Linda Tieman
McCoy Belt Albert
The often invisible, sometimes 24/7 work of #familycaregiving. Where do caregivers find the meaning and the strength?
#disability

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'Blind Spot': Reflections on Caring for a Severely Disabled Son

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AJN EIC with Anna Recer, who won award for recruiting the most new #NSNA members: 479!!!
AJN EIC with Anna Recer who won award for recruiting the most new NSNA members: 479
In response to the opioid epidemic, many schools across the country now stock the opioid antagonist naloxone. What are your thoughts on this?

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In response to the opioid epidemic many schools across the country now

In School Nurse’s Room: Tylenol, Bandages and an Antidote to Heroin

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Ashley Ouellette
Donnis Sheridan Hollingsworth
Tracy French
Kristine Torgerson Dahlstrom
Carolyn Keogh-Kelly
Overactive bladder - common among women as they age, it can affect quality of life, lead to complications if self-managed. Nurses can help screen for it and point to treatment options. A new CE article provides the basics:

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C.E. QUESTION OF THE WEEK:

In testing men for chlamydia and gonorrhea using nucleic acid amplification tests, which of the following specimens is preferable?

a. vaginal secretions
b. urine
c. blood

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CE QUESTION OF THE WEEK In testing men for chlamydia and gonorrhea

CE: Sexually Transmitted Infections in the United States: O... : AJN The American Journal of Nursing

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Jose Bustillos