Time for this month’s Articles of Note, where we give you some of the latest published research from the peer reviewed journals. As always this is not an exhaustive list, just some of the eye catching stuff. For those of you working with the elder population, this is an especially good month for you.
I hope everyone had a peaceful holiday (or at least enjoyed a few days off if you don’t celebrate). Today I want to round out some continuing education sources for those of you in need of finishing the year with a few extra in hand (see here for Part I). All are available for nursing [...]
I almost titled this post, “Everything I need today can be found over at the RWJF site”, but I didn’t feel like it would really grab anyone’s interest. However, I spent a lot of time trawling through their Vulnerable Populations portfolio, and frankly, there are some tools there that could help us make the (stronger) [...]
If you know me, you know I am very interested in the business aspect of the work we do, including the cost of violence itself. You can check out the clinical guide on the subject if it’s of interest to you, as well. I am adding a new report to it today: The IOM has [...]
Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Another workplace-related post for you, this time from the Corporate Alliance to End Partner Violence. They will be offering a session September 23rd from 2-3:30 pm ET–Domestic Violence and the Workplace: 3 Case Studies in Practice.
Don’t miss our current giveaway. Get all of the details here to enter. Well, folks, I’m heading to Rome for what will be a week of pure vacation. No computer, no blackberry, no cell phone. Posts will continue while I’m away, but I won’t be answering any correspondence until I’m back in the country on the 7th. That being [...]
The twittersphere has been awash with Veto Violence posts, so some of you may be familiar with this site already. If you’re not, you should head on over and spend some quality time trolling through the different sections. It’s a source for online violence education tools, but it’s grounded in prevention. Specifically a public health [...]
There are several things I wanted to bring to your attention this morning: Medscape has some good stuff this week: **An article from the July 2011 Nursing Economics about violence against nurses and its personal and professional toll; **Gail Horner’s article on evaluating child sexual abuse that is cited in this month’s Articles of Note, [...]
Don’t forget: FHO’s latest giveaway is going on now through August 3rd! Get all the details here to enter. It’s time once again for Articles Note. These are a selection from peer-reviewed journals that feel particularly relevant to our practice. Remember, it’s in no way a comprehensive or exhaustive list, but it’s an excellent place to start. The [...]
Workplace Violence 101 is being offered by the ePanic Button. It’s a good starting place for those of you trying to engage your agencies in looking at policies related to violence in the workplace. The session will be held July 22nd from 2:30-3:30 pm ET and is free of charge.