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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

    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

    National Nurses Week Celebrates the Power of Healthy Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 8, 2017 2:28:04 PM

    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.”

    Earlier this year, the ANA designated 2017 as the " Year of the Healthy Nurse" to encourage nurses to "eat healthier, be more active, get better sleep, and have more joy." Why? When nurses are healthier the nation is healthier.
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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, National Nurses Week, nursing

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 27, 2017 3:45:53 PM

    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 L. Stearns so essential. In a recent 5-star review, Ernest Eugene, MS, BS, from Virginia Tech, writing for Doody's Review Service raves that,

    “The new edition of this important book reflects the updates in this field as a result of the research since the previous edition. I will use in my daily practice.”

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    Topics: American College of Sports Medicine, Douglas J. Casa, Health, ACSM, Doody's Review Service, Navigate 2, Rebecca L. Stearnsso, Review

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 20, 2017 4:38:02 PM

    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 selects the ideal level of content and delivers it in a student-friendly, accessible way. Praised by both instructors and students for its clear writing style, use of dynamic images, and current research and epidemiological trends, it employs a concept-based approach.

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    Topics: New Edition, lachel story, nursing, Pathophysiology

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

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 18, 2017 3:43:00 PM

    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, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This book is easy to read and very thorough in the descriptions of areas for the clinical nurse leader role. It includes excellent examples and good learning examples."

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    Topics: Linda A. Roussel, clinical nurse leader, cnl, Doody's Review Service, James L. Harris, nursing, Review, Tricia Thomas

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