Author Archives: Katie Hennessy

National Nurses Week Celebrates the Power of Healthy Nurses

It’s National Nurses Week. Established by the American Nurses Association (ANA) in 1993, National Nurses Week begins on May 6 and ends on May 12, Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This year’s theme is “Nursing: the Balance of Mind, Body, and Spirit.” … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Preventing Sudden Death in Sport & Physical Activity, Second Edition

Athlete safety and the prevention of sudden death on the field are growing concerns in sports and physical activity. That’s what makes the groundbreaking Preventing Sudden Death in Sport and Physical Activity, Second Edition by Douglas J. Casa and Rebecca … Continue reading

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Lachel Story’s Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition Continues to Be an Instructor and Student Favorite

Despite providing the foundation for much of nursing education from medical-surgical nursing to pharmacology, pathophysiology continues to intimidate many students. While most textbooks offer too much or not enough information, the new edition of Lachel Story’s Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide, Third Edition

The essential and invaluable Initiating and Sustaining the Clinical Nurse Leader Role: A Practical Guide, Third Edition by James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, and Tricia Thomas recently received a five-star review. According to Cynthia L. Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, … Continue reading

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World Health Day Focuses On Talking About Depression

Today marks World Health Day, an international initiative that draws attention to a specific health issue and celebrates the start of the World Health Organization (WHO). This year’s theme is “Depression: Let’s Talk.” It focuses on the importance of talking … Continue reading

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National Public Health Week Seeks to Create the Healthiest Nation in One Generation

Today marks the beginning of National Public Health Week (NPWH), a nationwide initative to raise awareness for the importance of public health. NPWH also celebrates “the power of prevention, advocating for healthy and fair policies, sharing strategies for successful partnerships, … Continue reading

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5-Star Review for Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

As one of the most popular nurse practitioner specialties, family nurse practitioners need top quality certification study guides. Our recently published Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review by Julie G. Stewart and Nancy Dennert just received a stellar five-star review. Kathleen … Continue reading

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Jones & Bartlett Learning Announces New Partnership with ACNM

We’re so proud to announce our new partnership with the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to publish Midwifery & Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition by Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. The reference, due out in … Continue reading

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Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing, Third Edition Earns 5 Stars

We have some terrific news to share. Clinical Guidelines for Advanced Practice Nursing: An Interdisciplinary Approach, Third Edition by Geraldine M. Collins-Bride, JoAnne M. Saxe, Karen G. Duderstadt, and Rebekah Kaplan just received a top score of 100 and 5 stars … Continue reading

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What Do CQI Leaders Think about the Status of Quality Care?

Welcome back guest blogger, Anita Finkelman, author of Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing, for a new post in the Finding Your Way in Continuous Quality Improvement series. On November 11 2016, the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) … Continue reading

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