Monthly Archives: May 2012

Posted on May 31, 2012 by SpringBoard | 1 comment
May 31st is World No Tobacco Day, an annual day intended to educate policy-makers and the general public about the tobacco industry and the dangers of smoking. This year’s theme is...
Posted on May 25, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
The last Wednesday of every May is ...
Posted on May 23, 2012 by | 0 comments
Following the death of a beloved musician, particularly one who died suddenly and “too soon,” it is fascinating to observe the celebrity’s “afterlife on earth.”  In what ways does the person maintain an “active presence” in our culture?  How much “buzz” is being generated by the media and fans online, including statements starting with “if only” and “what if”? How large are the memorials being created at physical sites connected with the person’s life, and how quickly...
Posted on May 21, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Every May the Administration of Aging (AoA) issues a theme for Older Americans Month to assist the National Aging Network and other groups in planning activities...
Posted in: Gerontology
Posted on May 18, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
May 18th is National...
Posted in: Nursing, Public Health
Posted on May 11, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Florence May 12th...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on May 9, 2012 by SpringBoard | 0 comments
Recognized annually from May 6th (National Nurses Day) to May 12th (the birthday of Florence Nightingale), National Nurses Week is one of the nation’s largest health care events, acknowledging the commitments nurses make to their community. The American Nurses Association (ANA) supports and encourages National Nurses Week through state and district nurses associations,...
Posted in: Nursing
Posted on May 4, 2012 by Jeffrey S. Jones | 3 comments
I was asked this question several years ago when I spoke with colleagues about the idea for a textbook. The market was already comfortably occupied with a stable of psychiatric nursing textbooks that have now become standards in the field. The energy around this new book (Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing: An Interpersonal Approach) stemmed from what...
Posted in: Nursing
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