Jones & Bartlett Learning Nursing Blog

    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.”

    Read More

    Topics: health care, health care management, nursing

    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.

    Read More

    Topics: AJN Book of the Year Award, AJN

    Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication “should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 14, 2018 4:17:31 PM

    The rave reviews have already begun for the recently published Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication: A Pocket Guide for Nurses by Callie J. Schlicht. Doody's Review Service just gave it 5 stars. According to Lisa R. Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA, from Wayne State University Physician Group,

    “This is an excellent, comprehensive reference not only for novice nurses, but also for students and seasoned nurses. [It] should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses. Very worthwhile!”

    Read More

    Topics: communication, Doody's Review Service

    Announcing a New Partnership with NEPIN

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 10, 2018 5:06:33 PM

    We're excited to announce a three-year partnership with the National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative (NEPIN) to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the United States. With a mission of fostering collaboration to ensure that nurses have access to higher levels of education and achievement, the vision of NEPIN is a diverse nursing workforce that optimizes the health of all Americans. Jones & Bartlett Learning supports this vision as well.

    Read More

    Topics: nursing, nursing education

    Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, 5e Prepares Students for Career Success

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 5, 2018 4:52:02 PM

    As students learn to become professional nurses, they need authoritative road maps to help them complete their journey. The just published Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition by Kathleen Masters focuses on the essential knowledge and competencies necessary for success.

    Read More

    Topics: nursing, nursing role development

    Five Things You Need to Know About Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 26, 2018 12:23:00 PM

    For more than 30 years, Varney’s Midwifery has remained the gold standard for midwifery practice. According to Editors Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Kathryn Osborne, and Cecilia M. Jevitt,

    Read More

    Topics: midwifery

    New Text Offers Antidotes to Healthcare Fragmentation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 7, 2018 2:19:14 PM

    Creating connected, seamless, and transparent health care for patients in settings outside of the hospital can be a challenge. The recently published Connecting Care for Patients: Interdisciplinary Care Transitions and Collaboration by Barbara Katz helps ease this problem. It presents antidotes to healthcare fragmentation caused by inefficient care, patient safety problems, patient dissatisfaction, and higher costs.

    Read More

    Topics: health care, health care management, nursing

    Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals Gives Students an Accessible Introduction

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2018 3:23:50 PM

    Genetics can be a challenging area for students to grasp. The recently published Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Approach by Laura M. Gunder McClary helps solve this problem by providing a concise, easy-to-read introduction to genetics. What's more, it offers students the opportunity to integrate existing knowledge, skills, and attitudes early on in their medical education and training. The result is that, even with limited experience in genetics, students can access this accelerated approach to gain a basic understanding of genetic knowledge and skills. 

    Read More

    Topics: Advanced Practice, Genetics, Craniofacial

    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2018 10:24:32 AM

    It's that time of year again; 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is now available. The most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    Read More

    Topics: nursing, nurse's drug handbook

    Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles Takes a Novel Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 8, 2018 4:17:21 PM

    To thrive in the current healthcare environment, nurses are who are training to assume advanced practice or administrative roles require practical tools, coaching, narrative content, and strategies. The recently published Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles: Beyond the Bedside by recently inducted NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellow, Patti Rager Zuzelo, provides that and more.

    Read More

    Topics: Advanced Practice

    Subscribe to Blog Email Updates

    Recent Posts

    Posts by Topic

    see all