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Increase in pertussis linked to nonmedical vaccine exemptions, waning immunity

June 24, 2017

Data from five U.S. states with a high incidence rate of pertussis revealed geospatial links between nonmedical vaccine exemptions among kindergarteners and illnesses among children and young adolescents.

In addition, Carlin Aloe, of Harvard University Extension School, and colleagues also found evidence of waning immunity with the acellular pertussis vaccine among children aged 10 to 14 years.

US yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July; alternative vaccine supplied

June 23, 2017
Expecting the supply of the United States’ only licensed yellow fever vaccine to disappear in July, officials are distributing another brand to sites nationwide
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Several medications safe for comanagement of type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis

June 23, 2017
A recent comprehensive review published in The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism identifies metformin, sulfonylureas, DPP-IV inhibitors and GLP-1…
FDA News

FDA grants Roche premarket approval for fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay

June 23, 2017
The FDA granted Roche premarket approval for its fourth-generation HIV combination antigen-antibody assay, the company announced today. The Elecsys HIV combi PT assay is…
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Using Research Findings to Design an Evidence-Based Practice Curriculum

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, April 2017, Volume 48 Issue 4
Evidence from a system-wide research study highlighted strengths and weaknesses in evidence-based practice (EBP)…
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Understanding the Continuing Education Needs of Rural Midwestern Nurses

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
The continuing education needs of rural nurses are not well understood. Rural hospitals face special challenges that…
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Experience of Novice Clinical Adjunct Faculty: A Qualitative Study

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, April 2017, Volume 48 Issue 4
Despite the adjunct instructor's central role in the clinical training of nursing students, little research exists on…
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Editorial

Retool, Retool, Retool—And Sooner Than You Think

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
For those of us in continuing education, we are true believers. We believe that education makes a difference and that frequent educational encounters…

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A Continuing Education Conference About Patients With Parkinson's Disease and Their Caregivers

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Conferences—formal meetings for learning—are a common venue for nurses to receive continuing education. This study used multimodal strategies, such…

Administrative Angles

Education Strategies for Generation Y

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Baby Boomers, the largest generation of nurses currently in the workforce, are retiring at greater numbers and being replaced by new graduate nurses…

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Feasibility of Using Mixed-Media Vignettes to Enhance Nursing Knowledge and Attitudes About Pain Management

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Patients admitted to the acute care setting with persistent pain are at risk for inadequate pain control. Nursing education and pain management…

Teaching Tips

Using Structured-Option Test Questions to Assess Competency Attainment: Part II

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
As noted in part one of this article, structured-option test questions are an efficient and effective way to evaluate learner attainment of…

Original Article

Understanding the Continuing Education Needs of Rural Midwestern Nurses

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
The continuing education needs of rural nurses are not well understood. Rural hospitals face special challenges that serve as barriers to the…

Leadership and Development

Foundations of Well-Being

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Neuroscientists continue to document the behaviors and actions that cause the brain to release powerful chemicals that generate those significant…

CNE Article

Evidence-Based Practice Education for Better Knowledge, Attitudes, and Practices in Nurses and Midwives

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Evidence-based practice (EBP) education is important to overcome barriers to evidence use in practice. The authors conducted a cross-sectional study…

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New Graduate Nurses' Knowledge and Skills in Medication Management: Implications for Clinical Settings

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, June 2017, Volume 48 Issue 6
Medication management has long been a role for nurses. Yet how new graduate nurses apply pharmacology knowledge to practice has been an issue not…

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Using Training Needs Assessment to Develop a Nurse Preceptor–Centered Training Program

The Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, May 2017, Volume 48 Issue 5
Studies reveal that most nurse preceptor preparation programs do not meet nurse preceptors' training needs. This study thus developed a nurse…

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