Category Archives: Health care

Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition Broadens the Discussion on Public Health

In today’s world, it’s important to see public health nursing within the larger paradigm of primary health care. The just published Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition by Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson challenges educators and students … Continue reading

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Falvo and Holland’s Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and Disability, Sixth Edition Features a Unique and Individualized Approach

Nursing students and professionals who work with the chronically ill need to understand not only their clients’ conditions but also the impact that those conditions have on daily life. The recently published Medical and Psychosocial Aspects of Chronic Illness and … Continue reading

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World AIDS Day Strives for Leadership, Commitment, and Impact

December 1 marks World AIDS Day, a global initiative that acknowledges the progress made in AIDS treatment and prevention. This year the theme is “Leadership. Commitment. Impact.” It encourages “leaders to strengthen their commitment to using evidence-based HIV interventions, prevention … Continue reading

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Nurse-Led Care Initiatives Help Vulnerable Populations

Vulnerable populations are often overlooked in many communities across the nation. As a result, nurse-led initiatives have provided care to those who might not otherwise have access. For example, in 1995, Dr. Andrea Bostrom opened the Herkimer Health Center in … Continue reading

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New Nursing Program Seeks to Improve Health Policy

Health care policy is a hot topic in politics right now, and it is crucial that nurses join the conversation. In a recent article, Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses argues that “all too often, the body of people making decisions … Continue reading

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Evidence-Based Practice: An Implementation Guide for Healthcare Organizations

Irene Mabbott just wrote a lovely review of Evidence-Based Practice: An Implementation Guide for Healthcare Organizations for the UK-based Nursing Standard. Here is a snippet: “Janet Houser and Kathleen Oman address the ‘how’ aspects of putting evidence into practice in … Continue reading

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November 2011: Author celebrates National Caregiver’s Month

The following blog post is from Cathy Cress, author of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management: November is National Caregiver’s Month. This is an opportunity for Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) to celebrate and call attention to the plight of family caregivers. … Continue reading

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JBL attending STTI’s 41st Biennial Convention

If you will be attending STTI’s 41st Biennial Convention, come by the exhibit hall and say “Hi!” to JBL in booth #220! What: STTI’s 41st Biennial Convention, People and Knowledge: Connecting for Global Health Where: Grapevine, Texas When: October 29 … Continue reading

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Quantum Leadership: “Porter-O’Grady never disappoints.”

Quantum Leadership: Advancing Innovation, Transforming Health Care, Third Edition Tim Porter-O’Grady, DM, EdD, ScD, APRN, FAAN Kathy Malloch, PhD, MBA, RN, FAAN ISBN-13: 9780763784690  |  © 2011     REVIEW: “Quantum Leadership is an outstanding book – Porter O’Grady thinks … Continue reading

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Review: Health Policy

Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN Dean and Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, New Orleans, Louisiana ISBN: 978-0-7637-8313-6  |  ©2012     Review: … Continue reading

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