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    New Edition of Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is a Must-Have Resource for the Cardiac Surgical Nurse

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jun 7, 2019 11:13:42 AM

    Patients who undergo cardiac surgery require specialized care and critical care nurses are crucial to their postoperative recovery and health. The new third edition of Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing is an indispensable resource for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in critical care units prior to and immediately following cardiac surgery and in the transitioning to home.

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    Topics: New Edition, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Cardiac Surgery Certification, critical care nurse, cardiac surgery

    Management & Leadership for Nurse Administrators, 8E "a wonderful book, very detailed and thorough" by Doody's Review Service

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on May 24, 2019 2:34:12 PM

    Doody's Review Service recently gave a 5 -star review to Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition

    "This is a wonderful book, very detailed and thorough. The sections are clear and delineate practical applications for improvement of nursing leadership areas." says reviewer, Cynthia Cummings,  EdD, RN, CHSE, CNE  (University of North Florida Brooks College of Health) 

    Request a sample chapter today

    Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition provides a comprehensive overview of key management and administrative concepts critical to leading healthcare organizations and ensuring patient safety and quality care. The text prepares nursing students and professional administrators to lead a workplace that is rapidly evolving due to technology, culture, and changes in the U.S. healthcare system. The Eighth Edition features an updated discussion of the business of health care, including resource procurement, revisions to the Affordable Care Act, and financial management relating to reimbursement. Hear directly from the authors in their most recent Webinar

    What else makes this an outstanding resource? 

    • Employs polarity thinking to embrace problems, conflict, and resistance in health care
    • Uses implementation science to promote sustainable quality improvement and move toward the IHI Quadruple Aim
    • Includes new content on management strategies for mentoring and coaching a diverse nursing staff
    • Features Crosswalks for major content areas and competencies from AONE, ACHE, and other professional organizations

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    Topics: nursing leadership, Management, Dr. Linda Roussel, nurse leader, Dr. Tricia Thomas

    Nurses and Mentors That Have Shaped Lives and Careers in Health Care: Barbara Katz, RN, MSN

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 7, 2019 10:50:29 AM

    In honor of National Nurse's Week we continue to highlight nurses and mentors who have truly inspired us along the way. Today's highlight comes from care management author, Barbara Katz, RN, MSN,

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    Topics: mentor, National Nurses Week

    Nurses and Mentors That Have Shaped Lives and Careers in Health Care

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on May 3, 2019 3:21:58 PM

    In honor of National Nurse's Week we would like to highlight nurses and mentors who have truly inspired us along the way. Today's highlight comes from management and leadership author, Dr. Linda Roussel. 

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    Topics: National Nurses Week, Dr. Linda Roussel

    Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment "is a great resource for students, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers"

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 3, 2019 12:39:14 PM

    The new and unique nursing resource, Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment: A Hospital-Based Approach has already received some outstanding reviews. Most recently, Beth A. Staffileno, PhD, from Rush University College of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service, gave the book a 4-star rating and said,

    "This book is a great resource for students, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers. Furthermore, it is a guide that can be used in any practice setting."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, New Text

    The Critical Role of Nurses in Caring for Vulnerable Populations

    Posted by Molly Gross on Apr 23, 2019 4:46:55 PM

    Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fifth Edition is a “landmark book that should be read around the world” (Taken from the preface of the Fifth Edition)

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    Topics: Mary de Chesnay, vulnerable populations

    Beyond the Formula Method in Dosage Calculation

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Mar 26, 2019 5:29:38 PM

    Are you still using an alternative method other than dimensional analysis in your course? 

    Leading dosage calculations author Anna Curren has prepared the following succinct guideline for instructors unfamiliar with dimensional analysis, the only method that reduces multiple step calculations to a single equation! 
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    Topics: dosage calculation, Anna Curren, dimensional analysis

    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition is a 'must-have for any academician's library'!

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 12, 2019 1:26:58 PM

    The reviews are in for Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn and Dolly Goldenberg. It's a Five star from Doody's Review Service and Lisa R. Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA of Wayne State University Physician Group © Doody Enterprises, Inc. thinks very highly of this text stating,

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    Connecting Care for Patients "should serve as a 'go to' guide for clinicians"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 24, 2019 3:54:37 PM

    The recently published Connecting Care for Patients: Interdisciplinary Care Transitions and Collaboration  by Barbara Katz is already garnering rave reviews. According to Dorothy Baker, PhD, FNP, MN, RN, Senior Research Scientist, Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine,

    “The text should serve as a 'go to' guide for clinicians with sufficient clinical experience to witness gaps in care and question how the whole system operates. Given the breadth of perspectives and literature cited, it could serve as a guide for many disciplines to examine the situation that exists and ponder how things might be improved to the benefit of those in their care.”

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    Topics: health care management, nursing, health care

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Awarded Seven AJN Book of the Year Awards

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 7, 2019 2:05:38 PM

    We're delighted to announce that we've just won seven 2018 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Since 1969, the AJN Awards have honored the most exceptional texts in nursing and health care. The 2018 awards recognized titles published between August 2017 and August 2018 in a variety of categories. Once again, the AJN Awards have acknowledged Jones & Bartlett Learning as a premier publisher in nursing  with two first place awards, three second place awards, and two third place awards.

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    Topics: AJN, AJN Book of the Year Award

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