Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care

Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization

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Vol 18, No 1 (2018)

Table of Contents


Editorial Place Represented in the Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care PDF
Pamela Stewart Fahs 1


Shared Visits for Health Care Consumers in a Rural Free Clinic Setting PDF
Terry Casey, Audrey Powell, Patricia Calico 2-39
Rural Grandparent Headed Households: A Qualitative Description PDF
Jennifer Hatcher, Kaitlin Voigts, Amanda Culp-Roche, Adebola Adegboyega, Traci Scott 40-62
A Bridge to Understanding Smoking among Women in Rural Central Appalachia: Qualitative Interviews with Local Nurses PDF
Cathy Jo Baker, Sarah Catherine Showalter 63-89
Service Learning Initiatives in Rural Populations: Fostering Cultural Awareness PDF
Leigh Booth, Barbara Ann Graves 90-111
A Systematic Review of the Health of Vulnerable Populations within US Rural Societies PDF
Kattiria M Gonzalez, Molly J Shaughnessy, Edwin-Nikko R Kabigting, Donna Tomasulo West, Jacqueline F Callari Robinson, Qimin Chen, Pamela Stewart Fahs 112-147
Nurse Executives Leading Change to Improve Critical Access Hospital Outcomes: A Literature Review with Research-Informed Recommendations PDF
Heather V. Nelson-Brantley, Debra J. Ford, Karen L. Miller, Marjorie J. Bott 148-179
An Appalachian Perspective of Alzheimer’s disease: A Rural Health Nurse Opportunity PDF
Lisa Kirk Wiese, Christine L. Williams 180-208
Integrated Knowledge Translation Strategies that Enhance the Lives of Persons with Dementia and Their Family Caregivers PDF
Dorothy A. Forbes, Catherine Blake, Melanie Bayly, Shelley Peacock, Pamela Hawranik, Anthea Innes 209-238

Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care
 ISSN: 1539-3399

 The Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization
 Decker School of Nursing 

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