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After conducting a survey of AHNA members requesting presentations that connect research to practice, the Research Committee began offering a quarterly Journal Club. (For Members Only) The purpose of the Journal Club is to read, evaluate, and discuss research related to holistic practice. During each Journal Club presentation, Research articles from the Journal of Holistic Nursing will be discussed so that all members will have online access to the articles. Although there will be a presentation, the richness of the Journal Club comes from participants sharing experiences and strategies for proving holistic care.

Please read the article before the Journal Club meets!

To participate:
Shortly before the Journal Club is set to start, please call into (712) 775-7270 and use passcode 865545#


2019 Schedule

Friday, November 8, 2019 at 1 pm EST - Speakers will be Dr. Brittany Murley, Dr. Barbara Haas and Dr. Melinda Hermanns.

Murley, D., Haas, B., Hermanns, M., Wang, Y. T., & Stocks, E.

Influence of Tai Chai on Self-Efficacy, Quality of Life, and Fatigue Among Patients With Cancer Receiving Chemotherapy

Friday, July 12, 2019 at 1 pm EST - Speakers will be Dr. Stephanie Turrise and Nicole Brewer.

Brewer, N., Turrise, S., Kim-Godwin, Y. S., & Pond, R.
Nurses’ Knowledge and Treatment Beliefs: Use of Complementary and Alternative Medicine for Pain Management, Journal of Holistic Nursing