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August, 2009 | Volume 55 - Issue 8

Continence Coach: Our Collective Responsibility to an Aging Society

     Increasing longevity is exerting a major impact on every sector of our economic and social structure, including healthcare. Modern technology and advanced pharmaceuticals render Americans less vulnerable to mortality from infections and other forms of disease that in earlier decades led to imminent death.1 As a consequence, half of all Americans today are living with one or more chronic condition or illness such as heart disease, osteoarthritis, and chronic pulmonary conditions.2      This puts an enormous financial strain on health...

My Scope of Practice: Improving Care One Translation at a Time

Compassion is the desire that moves the individual self to widen the scope of its self-concern to embrace the whole of the universal self. — Arnold Toynbee      Maria Helena Larcher Caliri, RN, BSN, PhD, São Paulo, Brazil has been an Associate Professor at Ribeirao Preto College of Nursing, University of São Paulo since 1996. A member of Sigma Theta Tau International Nursing Honor Society and former president of the society’s Brazilian Chapter, Rho Upsilon, Maria also has been an active member of the Brazilian Nursing Association since 1976. Before completing her...

AAWC Update: Attention Members: Nominations for the 2010 Board of Directors

     On September 17, the AAWC will call for nominations for the 2010 AAWC Board of Directors election. On that date, all active members will receive an official email notification of the Call for Nominations for the 2010 – 2012 terms of office.      Seven board member positions are open for election. The open positions are as follows:      Executive Committee:President-Elect (1)      Secretary (1)      Treasurer (1)      Nurse (1)      General Board Members: Consumer (...

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