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    Take a Look Inside Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 16, 2018 3:49:52 PM

    Have you been searching for an evidence-based text that embraces the concept of a multi-professional approach to clinical care excellence in sexual and reproductive health care? We recently published it. Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Policies, Clinical Procedures, and Related Research by Theodora D. Kwansa and Jill Stewart-Moore explores the complex nature of sexual health related issues, contemporary management interventions, and the underpinning theories and concepts.

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    Topics: family nurse practitioner, Women's Health

    National Women’s Health Week Makes Women's Health a Priority

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 15, 2018 11:40:17 AM


    In today's busy world, it's more important than ever for women to make their health a priority. This National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) serves as a reminder to encourage women to take steps to improve their health and well being. Organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health, NWHW is celebrated from May 13 through May 19.

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    Topics: Women's Health

    New Edition of Statistics for Nursing Takes a Practical Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 14, 2018 4:38:31 PM

    Understanding basic statistical techniques is a skill that nurses need in a variety of roles. What's more, evaluating the literature and determining evidence-based practices requires a working knowledge of statistics. Statistics for  Nursing: A Practical Approach, Third Edition by Elizabeth Heavey provides just that statistical background that students need not only to enter the nursing profession but also to advance within it. 

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    Topics: nursing, statistics

    Author Marilyn D. Harris Awarded ANA Honorary Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 11, 2018 3:59:08 PM

    Please join us in congratulating Marilyn D. Harris, author of Handbook of Home Health Care Administration, Sixth Edition, in being a recipient of the American Nurses Association (ANA) 2018 National Awards. This prestigious honor recognizes "outstanding nurses whose dedication and achievements have contributed significantly to the nursing profession."

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    Topics: American Nurses Assocition, home health care

    A Case Manager’s Study Guide, 5e is a "wonderful study guide"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 9, 2018 3:37:29 PM

    The rave reviews have already started coming in for the recently published A Case Manager’s Study Guide: Preparing for Certification, Fifth Edition by Nancy E. Skinner and Stefany H. Almaden. Doody's Review Service just gave it a 4-star review.

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    Topics: certified case manager, case management

    National Nurses Week Strives to Inspire, Innovate, and Influence

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 7, 2018 2:44:43 PM

    Join us in celebrating National Nurses Week. Created by the American Nurses Association (ANA), National Nurses Week takes place every May 6 through May 12 to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This year’s theme is “Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence.”

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    Topics: nursing

    Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition Has Arrived

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 3, 2018 2:37:34 PM

    We're so excited to announce that the gold standard for midwifery practice is back with a new edition. Completely updated and revised, Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition reflects current evidence-based guidelines. It addresses care of women throughout the lifespan, including primary care, gynecology, maternity care in a variety of settings, and newborn care.

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    Topics: midwifery

    Take a Look Inside Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 26, 2018 5:20:33 PM

    Having a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint is crucial to providing quality care for women. That's what makes Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition so special. A trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based text, it encompasses both health promotion and management of gynecologic conditions while providing clinicians and students with a strong foundation in gynecologic care and the knowledge necessary to apply it in clinical practice.With an emphasis on the importance of respecting the normalcy of female physiology, it is an essential reference for all women’s healthcare providers.

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    Topics: Women's Health

    New Edition of the Authoritative Geriatric Assessment Resource

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 18, 2018 4:08:21 PM

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number Americans over age 65, "will more than double between now and the year 2050, to 80 million." As a result, more people will need care than ever before. The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Assessment, Fifth Edition from Editors Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation and Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP, President & Chief Executive Officer, The SCAN Foundation takes a contemporary approach in line with patient and family centered care. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it contains the latest information on geriatric assessments for older adults.

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    Topics: geriatric, assessment

    New Edition of Health Policy Helps Students Understand Policymaking

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 16, 2018 4:33:22 PM

    Nurses have the unique opportunity to contribute to setting health policy agendas at the local, institutional, and national levels. Health Policy: Application for Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition by Demetrius J. Porche provides nursing students with a foundation in U.S. governance structures and processes that influence policymaking, and the civic competence necessary to make an impact.

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    Topics: health policy

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