Amazing article likening (particular) eating disorder treatments to a Prison.
Originally posted on Off the Charts:
AJN’s August issue is now available on our Web site. Here’s a selection of what not to miss, including two continuing education (CE) articles, which you can access for free.
Nurses play a crucial role in inpatient programs for anorexia in adolescents, but how do the patients view them? Our Original Research article, “An Inpatient Program for Adolescents with Anorexia Experienced as a Metaphorical Prison,” describes the experience of adolescents in an Australian inpatient behavioral program and how both nurses’ and patients’ perception of the program as a metaphoric prison negatively affected the development of therapeutic relationships between them. This CE article is open access and can earn you 2.5 CE credits.
Health information technology (HIT) is a central aspect of current U.S. government efforts to reduce costs and improve the efficiency and safety of the health care system. But what does this really mean for nurses? “Health Information Technology and Nursing,” the first article in a series of three on HIT and nursing, will examine the federal policies behind efforts to expand the use of this technology. This CE article is open access and can earn you 2.1 CE credits.