We're so proud to announce that's we've just won 8 prestigious 2017 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Representing the very best in nursing publishing and encompassing a diverse range of categories, the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2016 and August 2017. This year, we earned 5 first place awards, 1 second place award, and 2 third place awards.
Awarded first place: Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition by Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson in Community/Public Health/Home Health, Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life, Fourth Edition by Charlotte Eliopoulos in Consumer Health, Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians, Third Edition by Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey in Critical Care-Emergency Nursing, Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Fourth Edition by Kristen L. Mauk in Gerontologic Nursing, and Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition by J. Michael Leger and Janne Dunham-Taylor in Nursing Management and Leadership.
Awarded second place: Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition by Carolyn Buppert in Advanced Practice Nursing.
Awarded third place: Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition by Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson in History and Public Policy and Issues and Trends in Nursing: Practice, Policy and Leadership, Second Edition by Gayle Roux and Judith A. Halstead in Professional Issues.
“At Jones & Bartlett Learning, we hold great passion for publishing in the field of nursing. Thus, to be accepting 8 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards, which are held in such high regard across the profession, is an incredibly meaningful and affirming experience for our authors and our publishing teams. We would like to thank the American Journal of Nursing for their ongoing support of our efforts and for fueling our passion for nursing publishing. To our authors, we are so grateful for your partnership and so proud of your achievements! We are looking forward to continuing to serve this dynamic profession for years to come.” – Amanda Martin, Director of Product Management, Jones & Bartlett Learning
About the texts:
Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition is a comprehensive resource for students and faculty interested in public health nursing and education. It challenges educators and students to broaden their perspectives on public health and working with populations while examining how to develop and implement key interventions for particular populations in order to attain better health outcomes.
Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life, Fourth Edition offers a survey of all major contemporary and alternative therapies and demonstrates how to integrate them with allopathic approaches. Written by a nurse and focused on practicing nurses, the text provides evidence-based information on practices that promote optimal health and well-being for the body, mind, and spirit.
Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians, Third Edition provides easy-to-use and concise information that nurse anesthetists working in the operating room need to know. The new edition provides additional information on anesthetic complications, intraoperative monitoring, expanded content on positioning ramifications and nerve injury, an updated pharmacology chapter, new peripheral nerve blocks, and additional math and pulmonary/cardiac formulas.
Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Fourth Edition focuses on caring for older adults through a holistic and interdisciplinary approach. Based on the framework of the core competencies for baccalaureate nursing education published by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the John A. Hartford Foundation Institute for Geriatric Nursing, it helps students provide excellent care to older adults.
Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition is a unique text that addresses the financial management issues faced by nurse leaders in a variety of settings. With an evidence-based and practical approach, it covers a wide-range of financial information and features a streamlined structure that concentrates on core financial management topics while condensing supplemental material.
Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to NPs. Completely updated and revised, it includes a new chapter on answering frequently asked questions from NPs. In addition, it provides the latest state-by-state laws, including regulatory developments and prosecutions of NPs, and new case analyses and lessons learned from those cases.
Issues and Trends in Nursing: Practice, Policy, and Leadership, Second Edition enables students to stay current with the constantly expanding body of clinical knowledge, healthcare trends, technology, and sociocultural changes affecting nursing practice. It encourages nurses to think critically, engage in client relationships based on strong contextual knowledge, grow professionally in their nursing practice, and create therapeutic plans to improve health outcomes.
From all of us at Jones & Bartlett Learning, big thanks to AJN for this outstanding honor!