ViewPoint Index of Articles

Below are the articles listed by topic from ViewPoint.

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AAACN Organization

  • AAACN. (2013 July/August). 2012 AAACN financial report, pp. 3.
  • AAACN. (2011 January/February). The role of the registered nurse in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 3, 10.
  • Brixey, L., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2010 May/June). 2009 AAACN financial report, pp. 9.
  • Paschke, S.M., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2012 May/June). 2011 AAACN financial report, pp. 13.
  • Richter, B. (2012 November/December). AAACN answers the call by pledging to support Joining Forces, pp. 1, 12.
  • Shulman, K. (2013 September/October). Readership survey delivers gratifying results, pp. 16.
  • Shulman, K. & Lazar, R. (2010 July/August). Highlights from the AAACN 2010 membership survey, pp. 3-5.
  • Shulman, K., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2009 May/June). The state of the ambulatory care environment: AAACN members share their opinions, pp. 1, 6-7.

Ambulatory Care Nursing

  • AAACN. (2011 January/February). The role of the registered nurse in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 3, 10.
  • Attwood, C.A. (2009 January/February). Using the evidence to develop ambulatory-specific indicators, pp. 12-13.
  • Chambers, P., & Grolman, C. (2011 January/February). The emerging role of disease management nurses for chronic disease care, pp. 4-6.
  • Conway-Phillips, R. (2006 July/August. Ambulatory care nurses speak out: The value of ambulatory care nurses in the workplace, pp. 3-4.
  • Dawson-Jones, J. (2009 November/December). Evidence-based practice: Advancing the specialty and your career, pp. 3-4.
  • Edington, L. (2011 July/August). Improving access, patient flow, and nurse triage in a college health setting, pp. 1, 6-9.
  • Edington, L. (2012 November/December). Improving access, patient flow, and nurse triage in a college health setting: Part 2 – How we have improved, pp. 6,-11.
  • Finn, P.C. (2014 July/August.) Promoting smoking cessation in ambulatory care, pp. 4-7.
  • Futch, C. (2003 March/April). AAACN: A collaborative community, pp. 1, 22-23
  • Futch, C. (2003 September/October). Generations and community: Who are we?, pp. 5-7.
  • Gardner, J., & Ogden, P. (2010 May/June). Hypertension - Improving patient outcomes in the ambulatory setting, pp. 1, 10-12.
  • Gilmore, A.G. (2010 March/April). Green health care & nursing, pp. 4-6.
  • Haynes, T. (2011 March/April). The Future of Nursing initiative: “Our future,” pp. 3-4.
  • Hnatiuk, C.N. (2006 July/August). The economic value of nursing, pp. 1, 15.
  • Hummer, J. (2010 January/February). Lean process in pharmacy renewal, pp. 1, 7-11.
  • Jewell, D.A. (2008 May/June). Ambulatory care—Becoming a key link in the stroke chain of survival, pp. 1, 11.
  • Kelly, R. & Owens, B. (2010 November/December). Hypoglycemia treatment in the ambulatory care setting, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Levine, J, & Cox, D. (2014 November/December.) Ambulatory nurse residency white paper, pp. 3.
  • Marks, S., DeBow, C., Lannitto, A., & Reichart, G. (2009 July/August). Ambulatory nursing care in a deployment setting: Navy Nurse Corps officers share their experiences about working at a Troop Medical Facility in Kuwait, pp. 4-6.
  • Matutina, R.E., Hamner, S.B., & Battaglia, R. (2012 January/February). Redefining and categorizing the perceived value of the RN in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 8-10.
  • McKenney, S.F. (2010 September/October). The ambulatory care nurse's role in reducing obesity, pp. 1, 8-10.
  • Nowicki, C.R., Haas, S.A. (2003 March/April). Ambulatory care nursing conceptual framework, pp. 14
  • Phillips, R. (2003 March/April). The mega issues facing ambulatory care nursing, pp. 4
  • Richards, W.C., & Petrovainie, A.C. (2008 September/October). Ambulatory care nurses leave a foot print in Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 4-5.
  • Rutenberg, C. (2008 November/December). Defining the role of the professional nurse in the ambulatory care setting, pp. 4-5, 13.
  • Sanford, P. & Barton, E. (2011 September/October). Restructuring non-licenses roles in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 8-10.
  • Savage, A. (2010 May/June). Implementing a patient-centered medical home model in a primary care clinic, pp. 6-8.
  • Schreiner, S., & Cote, J. (2009 March/April). Nursing education's role in optimizing the primary care nursing team in an ambulatory care setting, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Shulman, K. (2009 May/June). The role of the RN in ambulatory care, pp. 12-13.
  • Shulman, K., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2009 May/June). The state of the ambulatory care environment: AAACN members share their opinions, pp. 1, 6-7.
  • Sims, M., & Bodnar, G. (2012 July/August). Adding value to nursing orientation for ambulatory care nurses, pp. 4-7.
  • Seifert, K. (2010 March/April). We're not falling for that! Preventing falls in the ambulatory setting, 1, 8-11.
  • Soria, S. (2011 May/June). Screening for intimate partner violence in the ambulatory care setting, pp. 1, 8-9.
  • Sprankle, D., Hamlin, A., Grayem, K., & Musitano, A. (2015.) Creating ambulatory shared governance through lean six sigma strategies, pp. 4-8.

Anxiety Disorders

Miller, C.R. (2001 September/October). Patients with anxiety disorders: A challenge for primary care, pp. 1, 19-22.

Accreditation

Bender, N. (1998 May/June). What every ambulatory care professional should know about the Joint Commission, pp. 1, 5-7.

Asthma

  • Muraoka-Meyer, V. (2006 November/December) Pediatric Asthma: Changing practices in telehealth nursing, pp. 3, 4-5
  • Tacinas, C., Lamb, C., Dotts, J., Glaves, L., Hay, S., Hoban, J., Martin, C. (2004 January/February). Managing Asthma, pp. 1, 11-13.

Blood Pressure

  • McNeil, S., & Parkosewich, J. (2015 September/October.) A 5-minute rest period improves the accuracy of blood pressure measurement at time of patient intake, pp. 4-7.
  • Weber, V.J. (2015 November/December.) Yoga: An adjunct therapy for hypertension control, pp. 4-7.
  • Ying, M. & Altheimer, K. (2014 September/October.) A standardized measurement competency program for improved blood pressure control, pp. 4-6, 15.

Cardiovascular Disease

  • Albert, N. (2002 Nov/Dev). Closing the treatment gap, pp. 1, 17-23
  • Spotts, V. (2002 Nov/Dec). Hyperlipidemia: Equal risk calls for equal treatment, pp. 3-6.

Career Planning

  • Chambers, P. (2009 March/April). From bystander to architect: Designing the nursing career you want, pp. 4-5.
  • Dawson-Jones, J. (2009 November/December). Evidence-based practice: Advancing the specialty and your career, pp. 3-4.

Case Management

  • Hsieh, S. & Lee, M. (1999 November/December). Case management a collaborative process that enhances outcomes, pp. 5, 6.
  • Martin, C. (1999, November/December). Nursing Case Management How the Current Model is evolving, pp. 1, 4.
  • Rodriguez, S. (2000, July/August). Developing an ambulatory case management model for nursing home residents, pp. 3-5.
  • Venohr, I. (2001, March/April). Integrating Care Management Programs, pp. 1, 16-18.

CCTM Connections

Grant, V. (2015 September/October.) Practice – policy – people, pp. 3.

Certification

Fuchs, J. (2001 May/June). The value of certification in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 13.

Communication

  • Attwood, C.A. (2008 March/April). Health Literacy… Do your patients really understand?, pp. 3-5.
  • Bream, T. (2011 May/June). The power of story telling (Part One), pp. 4-5.
  • Bream, T. (2011 July/August). The power of story telling (Part Two), pp. 4-5.
  • Chambers, pp. (2008 September/October). 'It' - Does your nursing call center have 'It'?: What any nurse can do to bring 'It' into the workplace, pp. 16-17.
  • Champbers, P., & Mazzei, L. (2008 July/August). There is a hole in the bucket: Nursing retention strategies used in a large Canadian call center, pp. 1, 11.
  • Fahey, L., & Schilling, L. (2007 September/October). Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Patient Hand Offs, pp. 6-8.
  • Koehne, K. (2008 May/June). The angry caller, pp. 17.
  • Kurashige, E.M. (2008 May/June). Health literacy: What are the organizational barriers and concerns?, pp. 3-4.
  • Rodgers, K.L. (2007 March/April). Using the SBAR communication technique to improve nurse-physician phone communication, pp. 7-8.
  • Rodriguez, M. (2007 September/October 2007). Electronic Mail between Nurses and Patients: Protecting Privacy & Safety, pp. 1, 12-15
  • Skelnar, K. (2008 July/August). Health literacy: Better practices for better outcomes, pp. 3, 12.

Complementary Medicine

Wai, M. (2005 November/December). Complementary and alternative medicine: Ethics, theory, and practice: Part I, pp. 1, 12-15.

Compliance

Futch, C.J. (2000 November/December). Crackdown, pp. 4-7.

Contracting

Griffin, K. (1999 July/August). Improving access: contracting services in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 14-15.

Consumerism

Reifsteck, S. (2000 May/June). The new era of consumerism, pp. 1, 3-4.

Correctional Nursing

Verastigui, D. (2005 May/June). Nursing care in a juvenile correctional setting: Does the incarcerated youth receive the same medical treatment as a lay person?, pp. 3-4.

Critical Thinking

Rea, R. (1998, March/April). Critical thinking: pathway to excellence in ambulatory nursing practice, pp. 1, 3-4.

Cultural Care

  • Kurashige, E.M. (2008 May/June). Health literacy: What are the organizational barriers and concerns?, pp. 3-4.
  • Marks, S., DeBow, C., Lannitto, A., & Reichart, G. (2009 July/August). Ambulatory nursing care in a deployment setting: Navy Nurse Corps officers share their experiences about working at a Troop Medical Facility in Kuwait, pp. 4-6.
  • Richards, W.C., & Petrovainie, A.C. (2008 September/October). Ambulatory care nurses leave a foot print in Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 4-5.
  • Saenz, F.V. (2003 July/August). Bridging the language barrier, pp. 3-5.

Dermatology

Savage, A.I. (2000, November/December). Nurse-managed clinic improves care for acne patients, pp. 1, 8-10.

Depression

  • Gordon, V, & Sumner, J. (2000, March/April). Depression Holistic Women's Program Offers Group Approach, pp. 3-6.
  • Schweitzer, Pam B. (2000, March/April). Depression in Primary Care: The Personal and Social Consequences of Undertreatment, pp. 1, 7-9.
  • Van Arsdale, K.L. (2001, September/October). Postpartum Depression: Early intervention screening program identifies those at risk, pp. 3-4.

Diabetes

  • Behnke, W.R. (2004 July/August). Diabetes mellitus quality improvement, pp. 3-5
  • Esposito, E.M. (2004 September/October). Clinical practice guidelines for care of the adult diabetic in ambulatory care: Creation and implementation, pp. 1, 12-15.
  • Lewis, G. (2004 July/August). Diabetes management: An overview, pp. 1, 12-16.
  • Modic, M. (2009 July/August). A primer on insulin therapy, 1, 9.
  • Reifsteck, S.W., Book, L. (2004 September/October). Patient action: Self-management for the patient with diabetes, pp. 3-7.
  • Standish, C.A., Arcibal, B., Thomson, P.S., & Tiojanco, J. (2014 May/June). RN Care Managers help reduce and maintain LDL-C levels in patients with diabetes mellitus in primary care, pp. 4-7.
  • Viola, M.V., Bryant, D.S., & Howes, J.D. (2008 September/October). Empowering patients leads to better diabetes care: A collaborative approach, pp. 1, 8, 11.

Disease

Lattavo, K. (2012 May/June). Lyme disease: The great imitator, pp. 1-10-12.

Domestic Violence

Weiss, E. (2004 May/June). Leaving is a process: Supporting victims of domestic v iolence, pp. 1, 3-7.

Economic Issues

  • Brixey, L., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2010 May/June). 2009 AAACN financial report, pp. 9.
  • Koehne, K. (2009 September/October). Telehealth takes center stage during the economic crisis, pp. 14-15.
  • Shulman, K., & Hnatiuk, C.N. (2009 May/June). The state of the ambulatory care environment: AAACN members share their opinions, pp. 1, 6-7.

Editorial

  • Shulman, K. (2015 May/June.) Transitions, pp. 11.

Education and Training

  • Alban, J. (2013 January/February). The 12-minute difference, pp. 1, 9.
  • Atwood, C.A. (2003 May/June). Bring it on: Blending common sense and creativity to deliver patient education, pp. 8-9.
  • Bennett, R.S., Olson, S.A., Wilson, C.E., Barrett, M.L., Pereira, A., Janczy, M.S., & Yang, L. (2013 November/December). Developing a fair for validating skill competence, pp. 1, 8-10.
  • Brixey, L. (1998, November/December). Assessment program puts nurses' skills to the test, pp. 1, 18-19.
  • Campbell, C. (2007 November/December). Mentoring in nursing: Commitment with results, pp. 8-10.
  • Chambers, P. (2008 September/October). 'It' - Does your nursing call center have 'It'?: What any nurse can do to bring 'It' into the workplace, pp. 16-17.
  • Chambers, P., & Milton, M. (2009 May/June). Finish strong, exit gracefully: How to leave your job, pp. 4-5.
  • Fox, C. (1998, January/February). Health education/promotion on a college campus: Stanford University, pp. 13-14.
  • Greenberg, M.E. (2002, May/June). Feedback: The Focus Group, pp. 3-6
  • Jebson, L., Koonse, M., Hickman, T. (2001 November/December). Investing in staff, pp. 3-5.
  • Lavizzo-Mourey, R. (2012 March/April). The nurse education imperative (guest editorial), pp. 4-5.
  • Linnell, K. (1998, January/February). Patient health education in the changing ambulatory care environment, pp. 1, 6-8.
  • Maller, C. (1998, January/February). Meeting the standards with a primary care-based learning center, pp. 11-13.
  • Maynes, R. (2008 January/February). Human patient simulation in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 1, 12-14.
  • Northrop, L., Meehan, R., & Hatfield, B. (2012 January/February). The development and implementation of a freestanding patient education resource center (PERC), pp. 3, 4-5.
  • Padelford, C. (1998 March/April). Patient education: a practical approach to treating more patients at lower cost, pp. 5-7.
  • Rodriguez, M. (2007 September/October 2007). Electronic Mail between Nurses and Patients: Protecting Privacy & Safety, pp. 1, 12-15.
  • Schreiner, S., & Cote, J. (2009 March/April). Nursing education's role in optimizing the primary care nursing team in an ambulatory care setting, pp. 1, 8-11.

Emergency/Disaster

  • Burns, M.D. (2005 January/February), Use of automated external defibrillators in free-standing clinic settings, pp. 6-7, 15)
  • Cohen, S. (2000, September/October), Emergency response in ambulatory care settings, pp. 4.
  • Gay, S.E., Hansen, A., Hunter, H., Sauve, C., The nurse response team: A success story, pp. 14-15.
  • Martin, J. (2015 January/February.) Are you prepared for the office emergency?, pp. 4-7.
  • McKenzie, J., Doyle, L., & Pigman, H. (2007 November/December). Evidence-based practice in the aftermath of disaster: Empowering ambulatory care nurses to apply nursing research to clinical practice initiatives in the post-Hurricane Katrina environment, pp. 1, 12-13.
  • Sherman, M. Romfh, P. (2003 September/October), Improving clinical emergency response in an outpatient setting, pp. 1, 17-19.

Ergonomics

Koehne, K. (2007 July/August). Nurse-Care for thyself! Ergonomics in the nursing workplace, pp. 1, 10-11.

Evidence-Based Nursing/Outcome Measures

  • Attwood, C.A. (2009 January/February). Using the evidence to develop ambulatory-specific indicators, pp. 12-13.
  • Bartlett, J. (2007 May/June) Integrating evidence into practice, pp. 3-4
  • Dawson-Jones, J. (2009 November/December). Evidence-based practice: Advancing the specialty and your career, pp. 3-4.
  • DeCola, A., & McIntee, K.J. (2013 January/February). The medical officer tracer: An innovative method for quality improvement, pp. 6-8.
  • Gardner, J., & Ogden, P. (2010 May/June). Hypertension - Improving patient outcomes in the ambulatory setting, pp. 1, 10-12.
  • Greenberg, M.E., Pyle, R.L. (2004 November/December, Achieving evidence-based nursing practice in ambulatory care, pp. 1, 8-12.
  • Lang, N.M., Kizer, K.W. (2005 March/April), Nursing-sensitive quality performance measures: A key to health care improvement, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Mastal, P. (2000 November/December). Report cards: proving the value of ambulatory care nursing, pp. 16-17, 22.
  • Mastal, P. (2001 March/April). Ambulatory Care Nursing Quality Indicators: AAACN Pilot Survey, pp. 6, 7, 10.
  • Mastal, P. (2001 July/August). Ambulatory nursing outcomes, pp. 6-7
  • McKenzie, J., Doyle, L., & Pigman, H. (2007 November/December). Evidence-based practice in the aftermath of distaster: Empowering ambulatory care nurses to apply nursing research to clinical practice initiatives in the post-Hurricane Katrina environment, pp. 1, 12-13.
  • Moore, K. (1999, November/December). Evidence-based practice in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 3.
  • Pyle, R.L. (2006, March/April). Translating evidence into nursing practice: A practical Application, pp. 1, 10-11.
  • Rice, M.A., & Kubiak, J. (2008 January/February). Evidence-based guidelines for environmental cleaning and disinfection in the outpatient clinical setting, pp. 4-7.
  • Swan, B.A. (1998 November/December). Bridging the gap: from practices to research, to consumers, pp. 7, 8.
  • Swan, B.A. (1999 November/December). Choosing outcome measures in the ambulatory care setting, pp. 7, 8.
  • Tieman, L. (2010 July/August). Can we transform nursing education? One state's journey, pp. 1, 6-8.
  • Villers, T. (2014 November/December.) Large volume intramuscular injection techniques: What we’re teaching the next generation of nurses, pp. 4-7, 11.

For Your Health (see also: Health Bytes)

  • Attwood, C.A. (2010 July/August).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2011 May/June).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2011 July/August).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2011 September/October).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2011 November/December).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 January/February).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 Mach/April).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 May/June).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 July/August).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 September/October).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2012 November/December).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 January/February).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 March/April).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 July/August).

From Our Members

  • Alban, J. (2011 May/June). The forty-year-old medic bag, pp. 15.
  • Alban, J. (2011 September/October). Reaching beyond the walls of an ambulatory care clinic, pp. 14.
  • Carroll, D.M. (2011 May/June). Incorporating caritas processes into practice, pp. 5.
  • Carroll, D.M. (2011 July/August). Here’s how two of our nurses celebrated Nurses Week this year!, pp. 14.
  • Carroll, D.M. (2011 November/December). Angels among us, pp. 14.
  • Carroll, D.M. (2012 July/August). Gentle reminders, pp. 15.
  • Haas, J. (2012 May/June). Health, healing, and harmony found at a women veterans health fair, pp. 15.
  • Ortiz, C., & Alban, J. (2013 July/August). Going the extra mile, pp. 16.
  • Sims, M., & Wodzisz, A. (2013 September/October). Overcoming barriers: Increasing pediatric flu vaccination rates, pp. 10-11.

Future of Nursing

Haynes, T. (2011 March/April). The Future of Nursing initiative: “Our future,” pp. 3-4.

Geriatrics

  • Roman, M. (2004 March/April). Falls in older adults, pp. 1, 5-7.
  • Russell, S. (2004 May/June). The dangers of polypharmacy, pp. 8-10.
  • Seifert, K. (2010 March/April). We're not falling for that! Preventing falls in the ambulatory setting, 1, 8-11.
  • Try This: Best Practices in Nursing Care to Older Adults. The Hartford Institute for Geriatric Nursing. In M. Wallace, series editor. New York: John A. Hartford Foundation, Institute for Geriatric Nursing. Available: www.hartfordign.org/resources/education.
  • The following articles in the "Try This" series have been published to date in ViewPoint:
  • Wallace, M., & Fulmer, T. (1998). Fulmer SPICES: An overall assessment tool of older adults, 1(1). [Published in March/April 1999 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 6.]
  • Shelkey, M., & Wallace, M. (1998). Katz index of independence in activitities of daily living (ADL), 1(2). [Published in November/December issue of ViewPoint, pp. 9-10.]
  • Kurlowicz, L., & Wallace, M. (1999). The mini mental state examination (MMSE), 1(3). [Published in January/February 2000 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 9-10.]
  • Kurlowicz, L. (1999). The geriatric depression scale (GDS), 1(4). [Published in May/June 2000 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 7-8.]
  • Ayello, E.A. (1999). Predicting pressure ulcer sore risk, 1(5). [Published in July/August 2000 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 17-18.]
  • Wallace, M. (1999). The Pittsburgh sleep quality index, 1(6). [Published in September/October 2000 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 11-12.]
  • Wallace, M. (2000). Assessing pain in older adults, 1(7). [Published in January/February 2001 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 15-16.]
  • Farmer, B. (2000). Fall risk assessment, 2(1). [Published in March/April 2001 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 11-12]
  • Zembrzuski, C. (2000) Nutrition and Hydration, 2(9). [Published in November/December 2001 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 15-16.]
  • Wallace, M. (2000) Sexuality, 2(3). [Published in March/April 2002 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 9-10.]
  • Fulmer, R. (2002) Elder abuse and neglect assessment, 15(2). [Published in March/April 2004 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 3-4.]
  • Waszynski, C.M. Confusion assessment method (CAM). [Published in March/April 2006 issue of ViewPoint, pp. 13-14.]

Government/Legislation

  • Futch, C. (2001 July/August). Federal regulation raises the bar on privacy issues, pp. 1, 8-10.
  • Laughlin, C. (1999 September/October). Federal reimbursement for services: a primer for ambulatory care nurses, pp. 8-9.
  • Meier, E. (1999 March/April). Congress weighs health policy issues, pp. 1, 12-13.
  • Phillips, R.C. (2003 May/June). Health care policy the nurse's crucial role, pp. 3-4.
  • Phillips, R.C. (2003 July/August) How a bill becomes a law, pp. 6-7.
  • Phillips, R.C. (2003 November/December). The abcs of lobbying, pp. 6-7.
  • Phillips, R.C. (2004 January/February). Congress mulls landmark bills, pp. 3-4.

Health Bytes

  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 May/June).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 September/October).
  • Attwood, C.A. (2013 November/December).

Health Care Reform

  • Fuchs, J. (2012 July/August). Supreme Court decides in support of the Affordable Care Act, pp. 1, 9.
  • Hass, S. (July/August 2010). The new Health Care Act: Implications for ambulatory care nursing, pp. 12.
  • Haas, S. (2010 September/October). Developing effective prevention and wellness programs, pp. 12-13.
  • Haas, S. (2010 November/December). Keeping seniors in the loop, pp. 6-7.
  • Haas, S. (2011 January/February). The new Health Care Reform Law: What patients need to know, pp. 7-8
  • Haas, S. (2011 March/April). Health Reform Act: New models of care and delivery systems, 11-12.
  • Haas, S. (2011 May/June 2011). Health Care Reform Law at one year: What ambulatory care nurses and patients need to know, pp. 6-7.
  • Haas, S. (2011 July/August). Ambulatory nurse leaders: Developing opportunities for patient-focused care navigation, pp. 11.
  • Haas, S. (2011 September/October). Evolving informed understanding of the Health Care Reform Law, pp. 7, 13.
  • Haas, S. (2011 November/December). Understanding “value driving elements” of ACOs and PCMHs, pp. 8-9.
  • Haas, S. (2012 January/February). Prevention and early detection of “never events” within ambulatory settings to enhance quality and safety and prevent financial losses, pp. 6, 8.
  • Haas, S. (2012 March/April). Enhancing quality and safety nursing competencies in ambulatory care practice, pp. 6-7.
  • Haas, S. (2012 May/June). Implications for ambulatory care nurses of the ACA ‘individual mandate’ provision and possible Supreme Court decisions, pp. 14-15.
  • Haas, S. (2012 July/August). Controversy: Are we being snookered by sound bites?, pp. 12-13.
  • Haas, S. (2012 September/October). Supreme Court upholds Affordable Care Act: Impact on ambulatory care settings, pp. 8-9.
  • Haas, S. (2012 November/December). Solutions proposed to contain health care spending: Food for thought, pp. 4-5.
  • Haas, S.A. (2013 May/June). Accountable care organizations: Elements of success, pp. 12-13.
  • Haas, S.A. (2013 January/February). Affordable Care Act: Options for accessing health insurance, pp. 12-13, 15.
  • Haas, S.A. (2013 March/April). Debunking the myth regarding provisions of the Affordable Care Act, pp. 6-7, 11.
  • Haas, S.A. (2013 November/December). Opportunities for the uninsured to access affordable health insurance and care, pp. 12, 14.
  • Haas, S.A. (2013 September/October). Perspectives of patients used in health care planning, pp. 12-13.
  • Haas, S.A. (2014 March/April). Meeting the needs of the newly insured: a look at the numbers, pp. 3, 11.
  • Haas, S.A. (2014 May/June). Why many are not accessing state insurance exchanges: Have they been misled by sound bites or political ideology?, 12-13
  • Haas, S.A. (2014 July/August). Strategic planning: Initiatives to consider and conundrums to ponder, pp. 14-15.
  • Haas, S.A. (2014 November/December.) Updating patients on benefits and absence of co-pays in wellness care, pp. 10-11.
  • Haas, S.A. (2015 January/February.) The Affordable Care Act and post-midterm elections: Debate and potential for change, pp. 2-3.
  • Wells, S., & Andrews, C. (2012 March/April). AAACN membership speaks out on health care reform, pp. 18-19.

Health Literacy

  • Attwood, C.A. (2008 March/April). Do your patients really understand?, pp. 3-5.
  • Kurashige, E.M. (2008 May/June). What are the organizational barriers and concerns?, pp. 3-4.
  • Powell, M. (2008 September/October). Improving health literacy: Key resources, pp. 12-13, 19.
  • Skelnar, K. (2008 July/August). Better practices for better outcomes, pp. 3, 12.

Health Policy Update

  • Fuchs, J. (2014 January/February). The legislative process, pp. 14-15.
  • Fuchs, J. (2014 July/August.) Stage 2 meaningful use – Implications for ambulatory care nursing, pp. 1, 10.
  • Gregory, M.E. (2014 March/April). Researching the scope of practice for medical assistants, pp. 13-14.
  • Gregory, M.E. (2014 May/June). Computerized physician order entry: An overview of the final rulings for Stage 1 and Stage 2, pp. 10-11.
  • Gregory, M.E. (2014 November/December.) Funding nursing education and practice opportunities: Then and now, pp. 12-13.
  • Gregory, M.E. (2015 March/April.) Funding nursing education and practice opportunities: Then and now…continued, pp. 10-11.
  • Gregory, M.E. (2015 July/August.) Grassroots and beyond: Advocating via the legislative process, pp. 10-11.
  • Lovelady, C.M., & Blair, C. (2014 September/October.) Know the right skill set for the right task, pp. 7-8.
  • Lovelady, C.M. (2015 November/December.) Understanding mental health policy, pp. 1, 11.

HIV/Aids

  • Brooks, E., Younce, J. (2001 November/December). Assessment template and clinical pathway Improve care for veterans with HIV, pp. 7-12.
  • Phillips, Regina. (2001, May/June). The emerging faces of HIV/AIDS, pp. 6-8.

Informed Consent

Quallich, S.A. (2005 July/August). The practice of informed consent, pp. 1, 14-15.

Integrated Care

  • Pacca, B. (2013 March/April). Making a place for integrative care in a changing health care environment, pp. 4-5, 8.
  • Tetuan, T., Browder, B., Ohm, R., & Mosier, M. (2013 May/June). The evaluation of a professional nurse contribution ladder in an integrated health care system, pp. 4-8.

Immunizations

  • Datkuliak, D., & Chicester, K. (2014 January/February). Keeping the cold chain strong through a multidisciplinary approach, pp. 4-9.
  • Hernandez, S. (2002 January/February). Improving adolescent immunization rates, pp. 3-6.
  • Leger, V.J., Hammer, A.L. (2007 March/April). Serving vulnerable populations: Improving pediatric immunization rates in a safety-net delivery system, pp. 10-12.
  • McCall, B.S., & Parker, D.M. (2013 July/August). Shingles (Herpes Zoster) vaccine for a health future, pp. 4-8.
  • McMahon, K. & Noa, C. (2002, January/February). Vaccines on the frontlines for protecting America's children, pp. 1, 7-10.
  • Muegge, S. (2012 September/October). Practice the right “rights”: A strategy promoting effective immunization delivery, pp. 4-7.
  • Turner, M. Parks, C., Murphy, F., Dick, L., Chaney, C., Ward, K., & Burns, S.M. (2014 March/April). Pneumococcal vaccination: Identifying barriers and strategies to improve administration rates, pp. 4-8.
  • Weber, B., & Hammer, A. (2013 September/October). From chaos to control: Implementation of mass influenza immunization clinics, pp. 4-8.

Infection Control/Infectious Disease

  • Griffard, S., Warner, B. (2006 November/December). Community-acquired methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA), pp. 20-22.
  • Hutchinson, S. (2012 November/December). The SGNA Infection Prevention Summit: Meeting summary, pp. 3, 12.
  • Kaminsky, P. (2004 July/August). Everything old is new again: An infection control update, pp. 6-8.
  • Kaminsky, P. (2005 January/February). Cover your cough campaign, pp. 3-5.
  • Stiefvater, K.L., Vigil, C., Jones, K.L., Yocke, J.M. (2006 May/June). Hand hygiene in primary care clinics, pp. 1, 16-18.

Information Technology/Informatics

  • Androwich, I.M., Haas, S. (2006 Sept/Oct). Integrating Evidence into the electronic health record: Great challenges, great opportunities, pp. 12-14.
  • Atwood, C.A. (2006, July/August). Knowing what's hot and what's not, pp. 12-14.
  • Boltz, C. (1999 November/December). Electronic mailing lists as communication forums, pp. 10.
  • Colorafi, K. (2006, Sept/Oct). The ABC's of HER for the ambulatory care nurse, pp. 1, 14-18.
  • Esposito, E. (2008 November/December). Point of care testing, pp. 1, 8-9.
  • Lofstrom, J., Sensmeier, J. (2006 September/October). Ambulatory informatics nurses Translating the language of patient care, pp. 3-6.
  • Maynes, R. (2008 January/February). Human patient simulation in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 1, 12-14.
  • Nelson,S. (1998 September/October). Disciplines blend: when nursing meets computer science, pp. 3, 15.
  • Scheyler, R., & Beaudry, S. (2009 September/October). Data to wisdom: Informatics in telephone triage nursing practice, pp. 1, 10-13.
  • Zelonis, J. (1999 July/August). Retrieving and using computerized patient visit data, pp. 8-10.

International

  • Dunham, T.M. (2003 November/December) Deployed in Iraq, pp. 3-5.
  • Jacobsen, L. (2002, September/October). Bread is sacred: Reflections of a Peace Corps nurse, Turkmenistan, 1996-1998, pp. 10-14.
  • Kurashige, E.M. (2008 May/June). Health literacy: What are the organizational barriers and concerns?, pp. 3-4.
  • Marks, S., DeBow, C., Lannitto, A., & Reichart, G. (2009 July/August). Ambulatory nursing care in a deployment setting: Navy Nurse Corps officers share their experiences about working at a Troop Medical Facility in Kuwait, pp. 4-6.
  • Pyle, R.L. (2002 March/April) A revolution in our hearts: Nursing in Ukraine, pp. 3-6.
  • Swan, B.A. (2004 November/December) Nursing infrastructure in Iraq: Rebuilding a war-torn country, pp. 6-7.
  • Richards, W.C., & Petrovainie, A.C. (2008 September/October). Ambulatory care nurses leave a foot print in Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 4-5.
  • Skelnar, K. (2008 July/August). Health literacy: Better practices for better outcomes, pp. 3, 12.

Journal Club

Dwyer, J. (2007 May/June). Nursing journal clubs: How to develop and achieve success with your efforts, pp. 1, 14-15.

Leadership

  • Futch, C., & Phillips, R. (2002, September/October). The mega issues, pp. 1, 8-9.
  • Futch, C. (2004, November/December). I am a nurse... I am a leader, pp. 3-5.
  • Johnson, E.M. (2015 January/February.) A new year, a new career?, pp. 1, 15.
  • Johnson, E.M. (2015 March/April.) Interviewing tips: What to expect and what to say, pp. 1, 9.
  • Johnson, E.M. (2015 July/August.) “Kissing cousins” in your career: Networking and mentors, pp. 3, 15.
  • Pate, J. (2011 July/August). Educating and mentoring nurse leaders, pp. 13, 15.
  • Pelc, K. (2009 November/December). The political power of nurses: Power to influence, power to change, pp. 1, 8-10
  • Savage, C.M. (2003 July/August). Nursing leadership oxymoron or powerful force?, pp. 1, 11-14.
  • Savage, A. (2009). Volunteer leadership: Surprise yourself, pp. 3.
  • Schaefer, F. (2007 May/June). Keeping cool under the collar: A survivor's guide to burnout, pp. 5-7.
  • Swanson, J. (2002, March/April). Leadership in complex and uncertain times: Is nursing ready?, pp. 1, 13-15.

Licensure

  • Haas, S. (2000, January/February). Multistate Licensure Talking Points, pp. 3-4.
  • Rutenberg, C. (2000, January/February). Nursing Licensure State's Conflicting Stances Pose Challenges, pp. 1, 5-8.
  • Williamson, S. (1998 September/October). Moving toward multistate licensure: Proposal revamps current system, pp. 1, 16-17.

Magnet Recognition

  • Gresko, G. (2007, March/April). On the road - Our magnet journey, pp. 3-6.
  • Sherman, M. (2007, March/April). The ambulatory nursing experience in a magnet recognized hospital organization, pp. 1, 14-16.

Member Spotlight

  • Smith, D.A. (2011 May/June). Suzanne “Suzi” Wells, BSN, RN, pp. 11.
  • Smith, D.A. (2012 March/April). Patricia Grady, BSN, RN, CNS, FABC, pp. 19.
  • Smith, D.A. (2012 July/August). Catherine M. McNeal-Jones, MBA-HCM, MSN, RN-BC (Commander), pp. 10.
  • Smith, D.A. (2012 September/October). Kathryn Koehne, BSN, RN-TNP, pp. 11.
  • Smith, D.A. (2012 November/December). Denise Hannagan, MSN, MHA, RN-BC, pp. 13.
  • Smith, D.A. (2013 January/February). Debra Toney, PhD, RN, FAAN, pp. 4.
  • Smith, D.A. (2013 March/April). Margaret Ross Kraft, PhD, RN, pp. 8.
  • Smith, D.A. (2013 July/August). Glenda Wright, MHA, BS, BSN, RN, pp. 9.
  • Smith, D.A. (2013 September/October). Diane Rubeo, MSN, RN, EMBA, pp. 9.
  • Smith, D.A. (2013 November/December). Charlene Morris, MSN/ED, RN, pp. 14.
  • Smith, D.A. (2014 January/February). Kitty Shulman, MSN, RN-BC, pp. 3.
  • Smith, D.A. (2014 September/October.) Kathleen “Kay” Bassani, BSN, PHN, pp. 3, 13.
  • Smith, D.A. (2015 January/February.) Deanna Blanchard, MSN, RN-BC, pp. 14.
  • Smith, D.A. (2015 May/June.) Denyse Henry, MHM (c), BHA(Hons), RN, pp. 14.
  • Smith, D.A. (2015 September/October.) Denise M. Poland, pp. 12.
  • Wright, G.W. (2011 September/October). Pamela Sanford, MSN, RN-BC, CNS, pp. 15.
  • Wright, G.W. (2011 November/December). Hazel Torres, RN, MN, pp. 7.

Mentoring

  • Burns, A. (2005 January/February). Mentoring toward autonomy in the ambulatory care environment, pp. 1, 10-12.
  • Campbell, C. (2007 November/December). Mentoring in nursing: Commitment with results, pp. 8-10.
  • Chambers, P. (2009 January/February). Wanted: Nursing mentors-An unusual approach to finding your mentor, 3-4.
  • Pate, J. (2011 July/August). Educating and mentoring nurse leaders, pp. 13, 15.

Nurse Managed Clinics

Agbisit, M.D. (2007 January/February). Nurse-managed clinics: opportunity and benefit, pp. 1, 9, 14-15.

Nursing Minimum Data Set

Robinson, J. & Androwich, I. (1998 July/August). Nursing minimum data set: standardized clinical language would better reflect ambulatory practice, pp. 7.

Nurse Safety

Chalupka, S., Markkanen, P.K., Galligan, C.J., & Quinn, M.M. (2008 March/April). Needlesticks and sharps injury prevention: Are we reaching our goals?, pp. 1, 12-15.

Obesity (see Weight Management below)

Obesity (see Weight Management in the below)

Orientation and Training

  • Campbell, C. (2007 November/December). Mentoring in nursing: Commitment with results, pp. 8-10.
  • Maynes, R. (2008 January/February). Human patient simulation in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 1, 12-14.
  • McKeown, E. (2003 March/April). Orienting new nurses, pp. 10-12.

Osteoporosis

Bord-Hoffman, M.A., Donius, M. (2005 September/Ocotber). Loss in height: When is it a problem?, pp. 1, 14-15.

Outcome Measures (Also see Evidence-Based Nursing above)

  • Swan, B.A. (2003 March/April). Choosing outcome measures in ambulatory care, pp. 16.

Pain Management

  • Brooks, E., Younce, J. (2007 January/February). A case management model for the ambulatory care patient experiencing chronic pain, pp. 3-5.
  • Kowal, N. (2001 January/February). New standards: role of ambulatory care nurse is key, pp. 1, 17-18.
  • Kowal, N. (2001 September/October). Beyond invasive therapy: Chronic nonmalignant pain and the cognitive-behavioral perspective, pp. 6-7, 22.
  • Haylock, P.J. (2000 January/February). Advances in care: cancer doesn't have to hurt, pp. 1, 12-14.
  • Tischio, M. (2001 January/February). Headache program tailors care with specialized NP's, pp. 8-11.
  • Wade, T. (2001 January/February). Documenting pain, pp. 5-6.

Palliative Care/End-of-life

  • Brixey, L. (2003 January/February). The difficult task of delivering bad news, pp. 3-5.
  • Gordon, G.H. & Reifsteck, S. (2003 January/February). Palliative and End-of-Life Care; Are nurses ready to take the lead?, pp. 1, 16-19.
  • Johnson, E.M. (2003 January/February) The ultimate advocacy role, pp. 5-6.
  • Russell, S. (2003 November/December), Nursing care at the end of life, pp. 8-10.
  • Russell, S. (2004 January/February), Managing symptoms at the end of life, pp. 5-7.
  • Russell, S. (2004 March/April), Legal and ethical issues at the end of life, pp. 8-10.
  • Russell, S. (2005 March/April), Cultural considerations at the end-of-life, pp. 4 6.

Parish Nursing

  • Blanchfield, K. & Reifsteck, S. (1998 March/April). Parish nursing: holistic care within a congregation, pp. 11-12.
  • Reifsteck, S.W. & Roberts, F. (2001 January/February). The parish nurse movement, pp. 19-21.

Patient Care/Patient Education

  • Andrews, A.B., & Harrington, S. (2013 July/August). Patient-centered medical home in the U.S. Air Force, pp. 1, 10-12.
  • Attwood, C.A. (2008 March/April). Health Literacy… Do your patients really understand?, 3-5.
  • Chambers, P., & Grolman, C. (2011 January/February). The emerging role of disease management nurses for chronic disease care, pp. 4-6.
  • Dawson-Jones, J. (2010 May/June). Forum on the future of nursing: Community health, public health, primary care, and long term care, pp. 8.
  • DeGuzman, P.B., & McCaskill, C. (2008 July/August). Evaluating peripheral IV guidelines for the outpatient setting, pp. 4-5.
  • Esposito, E. (2008 November/December). Point of care testing, pp. 1, 8-9.
  • Fahey, L., & Schilling, L. (2007 September/October). Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Patient Hand Offs, pp. 6-8.
  • Glover, C. (2010 January/February). Have you thought about your patients' health today?, pp. 3-4.
  • Greenberg, E. (2000, July/August). Evaluating practice to better serve the patient, pp. 13-14.
  • Grey, K.D. (2007 January/February). Self-managed patient centered goals, pp. 10-11.
  • Hammer, A.L., Abrams, L., & Mestas, T. (2009 January/February). Taking AIM at a preventative health goal: Adolescent immunization management, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Johnson, E.M. (2000, July/August). Advocating for patients, pp. 1, 6-7.
  • Jewell, D.A. (2008 May/June). Ambulatory care-Becoming a key link in the stroke chain of survival, pp. 1, 11.
  • Maynes, R. (2008 January/February). Human patient simulation in ambulatory care nursing, pp. 1, 12-14.
  • Richards, W.C., & Petrovainie, A.C. (2008 September/October). Ambulatory care nurses leave a foot print in Latin America and the Caribbean, pp. 4-5.
  • Savage, A. (2010 May/June). Implementing a patient-centered medical home model in a primary care clinic, pp. 6-8.
  • Solow, A., Alban, J., & Conti-O’Hare, M. (2013 November/December). Self-injection classes: Empowering patients and decreasing nursing workload, pp. 4-7.
  • Viola, M.V., Bryant, D.S., & Howes, J.D. (2008 September/October). Empowering patients leads to better diabetes care: A collaborative approach, pp. 1, 8, 11.

Patient Safety

  • Leonard, M. (2000, September/October). Changing the culture of blame, pp. 5-6.
  • Fahey, L., & Schilling, L. (2007 September/October). Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Patient Hand Offs, pp. 6-8.
  • Peterson, L.K. (2000, September/October). Protecting patients, focus on root cause not blame, pp. 1, 7-8.
  • Preputnik, D., & Hart-Tipton, P. (2015 July/August.) After hours critical lab reporting: Streamlining the process, pp. 4-7.
  • Rice, M.A., & Kubiak, J. (2008 January/February). Evidence-based guidelines for environmental cleaning and disinfection in the outpatient clinical setting, pp. 4-7.
  • Rodriguez, M. (2007 September/October 2007). Electronic Mail between Nurses and Patients: Protecting Privacy & Safety, pp. 1, 12-15.
  • Wakefield, M.K. (2000, September/October). Research urgently needed on mistakes in outpatient settings, pp. 3-4.

Patient Satisfaction/Patient Loyaltye

  • Attwood, C.A. (2008 March/April). Health Literacy… Do your patients really understand?, pp. 3-5.
  • Mastal, P. (2001 May/June). Benchmarking Patient Satisfaction: CAHPS, pp. 19.
  • Miceli, P.J., Remortel, D.V. (2003 November/December). Fostering patient loyalty in urgent care settings, pp. 1, 12-14.

Pediatrics

  • Chalupka, S.M. (2006 November/December). Pediatric environmental health: Keeping America's children out of harm's way, pp. 1, 15-18.
  • Gehring, L. (2002 January/February). Family-centered approach: Caring for a child with asthma, pp. 13-15.
  • Hammer, A.L., Abrams, L., & Mestas, T. (2009 January/February). Taking AIM at a preventative health goal: Adolescent immunization management, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Lengetti, E. (2002 January/February) Competency-based orientation for ambulatory care nurses: An experience in Pediatric primary care, pp. 11-12.
  • Liao, K.C. (2015 May/June.) Implementing a “use medicines safely” program in pediatric ambulatory care, pp. 4-7, 10-11.
  • Limbo, D. (2006 November/December). Oral health matters, pp. 12-14.
  • Parr, S. (1999 January/February). Fetal alcohol syndrome, pp. 1, 12.
  • Savage, A.I., Koch, T. (2006 November/December). Makings of a nurse-managed pediatric weight management clinic: A pediatric health lifestyle program., pp. 9-11.

Prevention

  • Chalupka, S., Markkanen, P.K., Galligan, C.J., & Quinn, M.M. (2008 March/April). Needlesticks and sharps injury prevention: Are we reaching our goals?, pp. 1, 12-15.
  • Fahey, L., & Schilling, L. (2007 September/October). Nurse Knowledge Exchange: Patient Hand Offs, pp. 6-8.
  • Hammer, A.L., Abrams, L., & Mestas, T. (2009 January/February). Taking AIM at a preventative health goal: Adolescent immunization management, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Kuruvilla, S. (2011 September/October). Occupational exposure to bloodborne pathogens: Prevention and management, pp. 3-6.
  • Pacca, B. (2012 March/April 2012). Think zebra: Promoting awareness of PIDD, pp. 1, 8-11.
  • Seifert, K. (2010 March/April). We're not falling for that! Preventing falls in the ambulatory setting, 1, 8-11.
  • Viola, M.V., Bryant, D.S., & Howes, J.D. (2008 September/October). Empowering patients leads to better diabetes care: A collaborative approach, pp. 1, 8, 11.
  • Wilkinson, S. (1998 January/February). The development of a preventive health care guideline chart tool, pp. 15-16.

Professional Development

  • Adams, J. (1999 January/February). Opening doors effective mentoring helps nursing professionals become leaders, pp. 3, 15.
  • American Nurses Association. (1998 November/December). Skills for the 21st century: Preparing for the emerging workplace, pp. 3, 14-15, 17.
  • Campbell, C. (2007 November/December). Mentoring in nursing: Commitment with results, pp. 8-10.
  • Chambers, P., & Milton, M. (2009 May/June). Finish strong, exit gracefully: How to leave your job, pp. 4-5.
  • Farella, C. (2000, July/August). Group strives to polish nursing's image, pp. 9.
  • Goggon, M. (1999, May/June). Calm within the storm, pp. 5-6
  • Houlahan, B. & Nobiling, H. (2000 November/December). A problem-solving approach to building a healthy work environment, pp. 12-14.
  • Janikowski, D. (1999 May/June). In era of managed care, nurses need to boost experience in ambulatory and community health, pp. 3,16.
  • Swan, B.A. (1999 March/April). Conducting a literature search, pp. 3,10.

Project Management

  • Gavin, J., Lyon, D. (2005 July/August). Project management: A design by the project management task force, pp. 3-5.

Quality (See Evidence-Based Nursing and Outcomes above)

  • Quality (See Evidence-Based Nursing and Outcomes above)

Real Nurses, Real Issues, Real Solutions

  • Tonzelli, J. (2010 January/February). Lovelyamma Varghese, MSN, RN, FNP, BC, pp. 5.

Research

  • Vesser, P.I. (2006 March/April), National college health assessment (NCHA) at UTHSC, pp. 3-4.

Safety Corner

  • Anderson, D., & Byrne-Barta, D. (2015 January/February.) Keeping the child with autism spectrum disorder safe, pp. 11-13.
  • Evans, P. (2014 March/April). Cystoscope reprocessing safety: One practice’s experience, pp. 10-11.
  • Muegge, S. (2013 November/December). Safety corner, pp. 15.
  • Muegge, S. (2014 January/February). Syncope after shots, pp. 10-11.
  • Muegge, S. (2014 May/June). Make time for medication reconciliation, pp. 1, 14.
  • Muegge, S. (2014 September/October.) Preparing for medical emergencies in ambulatory settings, pp. 1, 12.
  • Muegge, S. (2015 September/October.) EAIs: Protect your fingers while getting your hands around safety issues, pp. 14-15.
  • Taylor, B.E. (2015 May/June.) Improving patient handoff communication, pp.12-13.

Sharpening Your Legal IQ

  • Paté, J. (2015 January/February.) Anatomy of a lawsuit, pp. 8-10.
  • Paté, J. (2015 September/October.) Are you prepared to testify?, 1, 8.
  • Paté, J. (2015 November/December.) Are you prepared to testify? Part 2 – Deposition preparation, pp. 8-10.

Staffing

  • Champbers, P., & Mazzei, L. (2008 July/August). There is a hole in the bucket: Nursing retention strategies used in a large Canadian call center, pp. 1, 11.
  • Cox, D.L., Johnson, P.O. (2003 May/June). Nurses join forces across settings with innovative staffing model, pp. 1, 12-13.
  • Henry, J. (1998 November/December). Ambulatory care staffing: hunting for the right model, pp. 4-5.
  • Henry, J. (1999 January/February). Ambulatory care staffing: hunting for the right model Part II, pp. 11.
  • Mourek, K. & Colbert, K. (1999 September/October). Measuring patient acuity and workload in an ambulatory setting, pp. 1, 17-19.
  • Richter, pp. & Tacha, J. (1998 November/December). Overtime vs. new hire: tool helps with staffing choices, pp. 4, 6.

Surgery

Jebson, L. (1999 September/October). Continuity in care across the ambulatory surgical clinic spectrum, pp. 10-11.

Telehealth

  • Becker, C. (1999 January/February). Rethinking performance measures for health management call centers, pp. 5-6.
  • Becker, C., Cartwright, J.P., Espensen, M., Greenberg, M.E. (2003 January/February). Telehealth Nursing Practice SIG Adopts Teleterms, pp. 8-10.
  • Bleich, M. & Frye, S. (1998 May/June). Competency-based practice in a medical call center, pp. 12, 20.
  • Chambers, pp. (2008 September/October). 'It' - Does your nursing call center have 'It'?: What any nurse can do to bring 'It' into the workplace, pp. 16-17.
  • Chambers, P. (2009 July/August). Millenial generation nurses at work in teletriage, pp. 12-14.
  • Glover, B., & Murphy, M. (2013 July/August). A simple effort leads to great appreciation, pp. 15.
  • Glover, B. (2015 March/April.) The power of listening, pp. 14.
  • Greenberg, L. & Koehne, K. (2014 January/February). Reflecting on what we do: Opening Pandora’s Box, pp. 12-13.
  • Hansen, B., Hirokawa, C., Wehlan, S.M., White, P.A., Barton, S.J., & Chen-Lin, M.L. (2011 November/December). Pediatric telephone triage: There’s no place like home, pp. 1, 10- 12.
  • Haynes, T. (2007 November/December). Telehealth survey results, pp. 6-7.
  • Hazelton, J. & Altmann, A. (1998 September/October). As nursing's boundaries expand, triage program becomes vital link, pp. 6-7, 18.
  • Henry, N. (1998 July/August). The "care desk" concept, pp. 6.
  • Hovel, V. (2014 November/December.) Preparing a nurse triage call center for a pendemic, pp. 1, 8.
  • Inglis, R. (2014 November/December.) Do they understand?. pp. 14.
  • Koehne, K. (2008 January/February). I just need a little information…, pp. 17.
  • Koehne, K. (2008 May/June). The angry caller, pp. 17.
  • Koehne, K. (2008 September/October). The caller with multiple issues, pp. 18-19.
  • Koehne, K. (2008 November/December). The vague caller, pp. 12.
  • Koehne, K. (2009 May/June). Third party caller, pp. 12.
  • Koehne, K. (2009 September/October). Telehealth takes center stage during the economic crisis, pp. 14-15.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 January/February). Looking ahead for 2010, pp. 6.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 March/April). The power of words, pp. 15.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 May/June). The comfort of tone, pp. 13-14.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 July/August). Decisive management creates confidence, pp. 11.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 September/October). Partnership builds trust, pp. 14.
  • Koehne, K. (2010 November/December). Follow-through results in patient satisfaction, pp. 12-13.
  • Koehne, K. (2011 January/February). Maintaining and gaining engagement, pp. 9.
  • Koehne, K. (2011 March/April). Engagement begins with you, pp. 10.
  • Koehne, K. (2011 July/August). Specialty nursing certification: Taking the next step, pp. 12, 15.
  • Koehne, K. (2011 September/October). Engagement musings, pp. 12, 15.
  • Koehne, K. (2011 November/December). Nurse – Care for thyself! Part one, pp. 4-5.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 January/February). Nurse – Care for thyself! Part two, pp. 11-12.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 March/April). Attributes of an excellent telephone triage nurse, pp. 14-15.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 May/June). More attributes of an excellent telephone triage nurse, pp. 6-7.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 July/August). Are you listening?, pp. 8-9.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 September/October). The Art & Science of Telephone Triage: The debut of a nursing classic, pp. 14-15.
  • Koehne, K. (2012 November/December). Bringing the telehealth nursing standards to life!, pp. 14-15.
  • Koehne, K. (2013 January/February). AAACN & AAP: Partnering in patient care, pp. 14-15.
  • Koehne, K. (2013 March/April). The patient story, pp. 9-10.
  • Koehne, K. (2013 May/June). The impact of telephone triage nurses, pp. 9.
  • Koehne, K. (2013 September/October). Someone to hear their stories, pp. 14.
  • Koehne, K. (2014 March/April). Between a rock and a hard place, pp. 9-12.
  • Koehne, K. (2014 July/August.) The art of listening: Mitra’s story, pp. 12.
  • Koehne, K. (2015 July/August.) Telehealth nursing practice is evidence-based, pp. 1, 8.
  • Koehne, K. (2015 November/December.) A boundary spanning opportunity, pp. 12.
  • Larson-Dahn, M. (2001 May/June). Hospital-based call center integrates case management function, pp. 16-18.
  • Maxwell, D. (1998 July/August). Integrating telephone nursing into a curriculum, pp. 3.
  • Mayo, A. (1998 November/December). The role of the telephone advice/triage nurse, pp. 9-10.
  • Power, M. (1998 July/August). Establishing a triage service-how hard can it be?, pp. 1, 5.
  • Reckin, C. (1998 March/April). Developing a telephone nursing system in a small facility, pp. 10.
  • Rutenberg, C. (2002 July/August). A Call for Understanding, pp. 1, 6-10.
  • Rutenberg, C. (2009 September/October). Telephone triage: Timely tips, pp. 4-6.
  • Scheyler, R., & Beaudry, S. (2009 September/October). Data to wisdom: Informatics in telephone triage nursing practice, pp. 1, 10-13.
  • Schmeida, M. (2007 September/October). Rural Health Policy: Telehealth to Bridge the Rural-Urban Health Care Divide, pp. 18-19, 8.
  • Smith, S. (2002, September/October). The power of the virtual nurse, pp. 3-7.
  • Swanson, K. (2013 November/December). Your caller may be a victim, pp. 3, 15.
  • Trout, D. (2001 September/October). Telehealth nursing and information resources, pp. 8.
  • Wicking, K. (1999 September/October). Telephone triage: surviving the storm, pp. 12-13, 19.
  • Williams, C. (2008 March/April). The self-diagnosed patient, pp. 10-11.

Triage

  • Hansen, B., Hirokawa, C., Wehlan, S.M., White, P.A., Barton, S.J., & Chen-Lin, M.L. (2011 November/December). Pediatric telephone triage: There’s no place like home, pp. 1, 10- 12.
  • Scheyler, R., & Beaudry, S. (2009 September/October). Data to wisdom: Informatics in telephone triage nursing practice, pp. 1, 10-13.
  • Edington, L. (2011 July/August). Improving access, patient flow, and nurse triage in a college health setting, pp. 1, 6-9.

Tuberculosis

Magruder, C. (2005 November/December) Mass tuberculosis screening: One community's approach, pp. 8-9.

Volunteering and Scholarships

  • Brixey, L. (2013 March/April). Maximize your volunteering potential, pp. 1, 11.
  • Martinez, K., & Wells, S. (2013 September/October). Scholarships: The gift of support, pp. 1, 8.

Weight Management

  • Brooks, E., Younce, J. (2006 May/June) Move: Managing overweight veterans everywhere, pp. 3-4.
  • Hawn, K., & Doane, A. (2011 March/April). Management of the surgical weight loss patient, pp. 1, 6-9.
  • McKenney, S.F. (2010 September/October). The ambulatory care nurse's role in reducing obesity, pp. 1, 8-10.

Workforce

  • Champbers, P., & Mazzei, L. (2008 July/August). There is a hole in the bucket: Nursing retention strategies used in a large Canadian call center, pp. 1, 11.
  • Verdejo, T. (2001 November/December). Workforce cures, pp. 1, 20-22.

 

 

  


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