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Current Topic: Nurses’ Impact on Firearm Safety


Overview and Summary: Gun violence from a public health perspective

Elizabeth Burgess Dowdell, Ph.D., RN, AFN-C, FAAN

The 4 new articles in this new OJIN topic, Nurses’ Impact on Firearm Safety, offer insights into the issue of firearm violence in the United States with opportunities for nurses to make the places we work and live safer for all.

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Nursing’s Role in Firearm Violence Prevention

Sunny G. Hallowell PhD, APRN, PPCNP-BC; Robin Cogan, MEd, RN, NCSN, FNASN, FAAN

September 30, 2023

Firearm Safety & Mental Health: A Call to ARMS (Assess and Reduce Means to Suicide)

James K. Tudhope, DNP, APRN, PMHNP-BC, NPD-BC

September 30, 2023

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