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Previous Reading Assignments


Date: Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Required reading:

“Patient-specific and Surgical Characteristics in the Development of Pressure Ulcers”
Published in American Journal of Critical Care, March, 2012
 (article available from your educator)


Date: Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Required reading:

"Prevalence and predictors of adverse events in older surgical patients: impact of the present on admission indicator", by H. Kim, et al., The Gerontologist, 2010, vol. 50 (6), pp. 810-820 (available from your educator)


Date: Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Required reading:

"Effectiveness-based guidelines for the prevention of cardiovascular disease in women - 2011 update: a guideline from the American Heart Association", Circulation, March 2011, vol. 123 (11), pp. 1243-62


Date: Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Required reading:

"Patients' Perception of Hospital Care in the United States” by Ashish K. Jha, et al., The New England Journal of Medicine, 2008, vol.359 (18), pp.1921-31


Date: Monday, July 25, 2011

Required reading:

"Showcasing Differences Between Quality Improvement, Evidence-Based Practice, and Research", by Maria R. Shirey, Journal of Continuing Education in Nursing, 2011, vol. 42 (2), pp. 57-68 (available in ProQuest)

Date: May 19th 2011

Required reading:

"Being a Good Nurse and Doing the Right Thing: a Replication Study", by Shelia Catlett and Sherry R. Lovan, Nursing Ethics, 2011, vol. 18 (1), pp. 54-63


Date: March 29, 2011

Required reading:

"Developing Leaders at Every Level: Accountability and Empowerment Actualized through Shared Governance", by Shelly C. Moore and Sarah A. Hutchison, JONA, 2007, vol. 37 (12), pp. 564-568 (available in OVID)

Date: February 23, 2011

Required reading:

"Compassion Fatigue: Are you at Risk?", by Nancy Jo Bush, Oncology Nursing Forum, Jan 2009, vol. 36 (1), pp. 24-28 (available in ProQuest)


Date: November 22, 2010

Required reading:

"Staff nurse perceptions of a healing environment", by Valerie Lincoln and Mary Johnson, Holistic Nursing Practice, May/June 2009, vol. 23, #6, pp. 183-190 (available in OVID)

Date: September 29, 2010
 Required reading:
Characteristics of Work Interruptions During Medication Administration, by Lavoie-Tremblay and Loisele Biron, Journal of Nursing Scholarship, 2009, vol. 41 (4), pp. 330-336
  (Available at ProQuest)


updated: July 18, 2016


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