Online Journal of Rural Nursing and Health Care

Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization

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Vol 17, No 2 (2017)

Table of Contents


Editorial: See You in Nashville for the 2018 International Rural Nursing Conference PDF
Pamela Stewart Fahs 1


Complexity Compression in Rural Nursing PDF
Maura Conaty Schlairet 2-33
Relationships among Distress, Appraisal, Self-Management Behaviors, and Psychosocial Factors in a Sample of Rural Appalachian Adults with Type 2 Diabetes PDF
Roger D Carpenter, Laurie A Theeke, Jennifer A Mallow, Elliott Theeke, Diana Gilleland 34-64
Methodological Review of Sampling Procedures for Rural Dwelling Sexual and Gender Minority People PDF
Michael J Johnson, Tricia Gatlin 65-87
Rural and Remote Continuing Nursing Education: An Integrative Literature Review PDF
Michelle Pavloff, Pamela M. Farthing, Elsie Duff 88-102
A Story of Emergent Leadership: Lived Experiences of Nurses in a Critical Access Hospital PDF
Judith Maria Paré, Polly Petersen, Dayle Boynton Sharp 103-125
Childhood Obesity in a Rural Community: First Steps to Cultivating Change PDF
Paige Turner Johnson, Michele Montgomery, Melissa Clark, Caitlin Taylor 126-147
The Nursing Community Apgar Questionnaire in Rural Australia: An evidence based approach to recruiting and retaining nurses PDF
Molly Prengaman, Daniel R Terry, David Schmitz, Ed Baker 148-171

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

 The Official Journal of the Rural Nurse Organization
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