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    Announcing a New Partnership with Chegg

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 20, 2017 10:53:56 AM

    Today we're annoucing a new partnership with Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student™, to deliver more affordable rental options for students. Starting next semester, students will be able to access an extended catalog of trusted Jones & Bartlett Learning textbooks via Chegg’s rental platform with significant price savings vs what students would pay for a new textbook.

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    Topics: Higher Education, press release

    Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, 3e Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 3, 2017 3:20:37 PM

    Conceptualizing, designing, and implementing research is a central tenant of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. Allison J. Terry's Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition helps students incorporate this research in order to become agents of change in multiple healthcare settings. 

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing

    Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, Sixth Edition Receives a 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 20, 2017 4:44:35 PM

    Addressing the spiritual needs of patients is an essential part of nursing practice. Earlier this year we published a new edition of Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s highly regarded Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground. Now we're so happy to share that it just received a 5-star review. According to Mary Therese Rinzel, MSN, from Viterbo University, writing for Doody’s Review Service,

    "With its updated and expanded content, this book…continues to offer readers an opportunity to delve into the importance of addressing the spiritual needs of their patients."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Featured in ASHA Article on PhD Programs in Communication Sciences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 6, 2017 12:44:32 PM

    Ronald B. Gillam, co-author of Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition, recently published an article for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) entitled "ASHA Report: PhD Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Innovative Models and Practices of PhD Education." In the featured piece, Gillam discusses a report from the Academic Affairs Board (AAB) of ASHA following interviews in fall 2016 from "73 of the 76 directors of PhD programs in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in the United States."

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    Topics: Health, Health Professions

    5 Stars for Umiker's Management Skills for the New Health Care Supervisor, Seventh Edition

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Oct 4, 2017 5:05:00 PM

    Umiker's Management Skills for the New Health Care Supervisor, Seventh Edition by Charles R. McConnell recently received a 5-star review and score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to Cynthia L. Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, CNE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health,

    "This is a comprehensive, well-written, and insightful book. The author has done an excellent job enhancing this edition and discussing current applications. All healthcare supervisors should use this book."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Health Administration

    Donna Ignatavicius’s Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum Offers Practical Tools for Instructors and Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 11, 2017 4:45:15 PM

    The concept-based curriculum (CBC) is a hot topic in nursing right now. We are excited to announce the publication of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, a practical text for teaching and evaluating students within a CBC. Written by preeminent nursing education consultant and thought leader in concept-based teaching and learning, Donna Ignatavicius, it meets the urgent need for authoritative resources to assist faculty with CBC development, implementation, and evaluation.

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    Topics: nursing

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Authors to Become 2017 American Academy of Nursing Fellows

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 6, 2017 2:26:46 PM

    We’re delighted to announce that several of our authors are part of the prestigious American Academy of Nursing class of 2017 fellows. They include Dorothy Brockopp, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Lynette Hamlin, and Nancy Short.

    This year’s class includes 173 distinguished nurse leaders selected for their “significant contributions to nursing and health care.” The new fellows will be inducted into the Academy at their 2017
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    Topics: Lynette Hamlin, American Academy of Nursing, Awards, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Dorothy Brockopp, Nancy Short, nursing

    A New Edition of Criminalistics will Publish August 15th

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 23, 2017 2:12:40 PM

    Criminalistics continues to set the standard for the fundamentals of forensic science in a new, updated fourth edition. The essentials to a foundational understanding of forensic science are all there, including fingerprint identification, DNA, ballistics, detection of forgeries, forensic toxicology, computer forensics, and the identification and analysis of illicit drugs.

    The Fourth Edition features new contemporary case studies, updated statistics, and extended coverage of footwear impressions. Updated discussions on cell phone Breathalyzer technology and familial DNA keep students on the forefront of cutting-edge forensic science research and developments. The most comprehensive, accessible, and thorough text of its kind, Criminalistics: Forensic Science, Crime, and Terrorism, Fourth Edition is an exciting resource for undergraduate students entering the ever-evolving field of forensic science.

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    Topics: New Edition, crime, crime scene, Criminal Justice, Criminalistics, Forensic Chemistry, Forensic Science, forensics, Girard, investigation, New Text, terrorism

    Hear What Your Peers are Saying About the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia App

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 17, 2017 1:35:36 PM

    Don’t Just Take Our Word for It. Try it FREE for 30 Days!

    We can tell you how valuable the Tarascon Pharmacopoeia app is all day long, but we think you should hear it from your peers.

    “INDISPENSIBLE. By far and away the most useful, best designed program of its type. Curated by pharmacists and clinicians. Unbiased data. Does not sell your look-up data to pharma, unlike the “free” e-poc-ra-tes. Worth every penny.”
    —iOS reviewer

    “I LOVE my Tarascon app! The books were good (for years), but the subscription stays updated! The material is so much easier to find on my iPhone, and it’s way easier to read. I love my Pharmacopeia app!”
    —iOS reviewer

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    Topics: medical refernce, pharma, Android, Apple, drug reference, Google Play, iOS, medicine, Mobile, mobile medicine, Pharmacopoeia, prescribing, Review, Tarascon

    Just Published: The Must-Have Resource for Clinicians Treating Patients with BED

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 10, 2017 10:19:34 AM

    You get the questions. We have the answers.

    Written in a question and answer format, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians provides answers to the questions most commonly asked by practitioners treating patients with binge eating disorders (BED). What criteria should I use to diagnose Binge Eating Disorder? What are the most common misconceptions about eating disorders in adults? Is it possible for my patient to fully recover from BED or any other eating disorder?

    This authoritative resource also addresses crucial topics ranging from risk factors and causes of BED, to treatment protocols and recovery from BED, to advice for families and caregivers of people suffering from BED. Written by an expert in the field, Questions and Answers about Binge Eating Disorder: A Guide for Clinicians is an essential resource for all practitioners managing the treatment of patients with BED.

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    Topics: pharma, physicians, AED, awareness, BED, Binge Eating Disorder, eBooks, medicine, NEDA, New Text, Oliver-Pyatt, patient education, prescribing, Q&A, questions and answers

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