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* "Sure, I saw [my male counterparts'] tears as we fought side by side to save a patient, but I was unaware of the depth of the responsibility they shoulder," writes oncology nurse navigator Julianna Paradisi in her post "Reluctant Heroes: When Men in Nursing Cry" (


* In "This Is What Democracy Looks Like: Nurses Included," nursing professor and AJN editorial board member Karen Roush discusses her experience at the Women's March on Washington in January (


* AJN editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy suggests changes to the use of several health care-related words and phrases in her post "Health Care Terms and Words to Retire and Replace?" (



"I absolutely [would consider selecting an NP as my primary provider]. They are capable and have an exceptional connection with patients due to past bedside practice and experience." "If we keep in mind that we are shaping our future leaders, it's easy to change the culture of a unit that resists new nurses. And it only takes one person to start the shift." "I warn students to mind their facial gestures."




* Monthly highlights: Listen to AJN editors discuss the contents of the March issue.


* Behind the article: Editor-in-chief Shawn Kennedy speaks with


* Gayle Romancito, Stephanie Mahooty, and Andrew S. Narva, authors of "Improving Outcomes for Patients with Chronic Kidney Disease: Part 2."


* Karen Roush, author of "Becoming a Published Writer."


* Linda MacIntyre, chief nurse of the American Red Cross, about what nurses do as volunteers.