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Winter 2014, 69(4) contents What You Articles www.psna.org CE: What You Didn't Learn in Nursing School by Aislynn Moyer................................................................4 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association: Standing together to transform the nursing profession through legislation and education. didn’t learn in Pennsylvania Refugee and Immigrant Patient’s Knowledge Needs of Over the Counter Medications by Krista Maglione, Molly Tareila, and Teddy Lau............ 10 Pennsylvania Nurse (ISSN #0031-4617) is available online four times per year: Spring, Summer, Fall, Winter for a $15 subscription price by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association, 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204, Harrisburg, PA 17110. Fifteen dollars of every member’s dues is for a subscription to Pennsylvania Nurse. nursing school: CE: Observation Status: Getting it Right the First Time by Carol Teets, Lynn Roth, Cindi Boderman, and Elizabeth Hoch. ......................................................... 14 . Statement of Affirmative Action: The Pennsylvania State Nurses Association is a professional nursing organization committed to equal opportunity in all aspects of its operation. An Affirmative Action Plan addresses and responds to the equal opportunity and human rights concerns of nurses and health care recipients without regard to nationality, race, creed, lifestyle, color, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or religion. The responsibility for assuring the success of the Affirmative Action Plan is shared jointly by all members of the Association. the root of all Features Message from the President by Christine Alichnie, PhD, RN, PSNA President. ..............2 . ADVERTISING: Acceptance of advertising does not constitute endorsement by the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association. Information on advertising rates may be obtained by contacting PSNA at 717-798-8942. communication Scholarships Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania..................................3 Pennsylvania Nurse Feature Lucie Stirm Kelly................................................................8 ARTICLE SUBMISSION: PSNA welcomes unsolicited articles covering relevant issues to the nursing community and practice. Please submit a digital copy (Microsoft Word or plain text) and include identified relevant photos, a biographical statement, your name, address and credentials. It is not the policy of PSNA to pay for articles or artwork. Submit to jneidig@psna.org. Spotlight Events (www.psna.org/events) Sales by: Child Abuse Mandated Education, Wilkes Univ. .... March 13 . Child Abuse Mandated Education, Drexel.............. March 25 Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine, Lanc......... March 26 Child Abuse Mandated Education, Scranton. ......... March 27 . Child Abuse Mandated Education, Robert Packer...... April 6 District 26 Meeting, Robert Packer. ........................... April 6 . Medical Marijuana: Myths & Medicine, Pittsburgh... April 10 Legislative Day, Harrisburg...................................... April 20 Pennsylvania State Nurses Association 3605 Vartan Way, Suite 204 Harrisburg, PA 17110 P 717-798-8942 PSNA reserves the right to reject any advertising. Acceptance of advertising does not imply endorsement or approval of the product, advertiser or claims by PSNA. The liability for errors in text and advertising is limited to correction in the next publication. Published advertising deadlines are strictly observed and copy received after that date will be included in a future issue. Publisher is not responsible for errors in printing of schedule. Cover art designed by Alice Paul Group Winter 2014 Pennsylvania Nurse 1