We asked Shirlene Newbanks, DNP, RN of Indiana Wesleyan University why she chose to adopt Nursing as Ministry for her course. Read on as she shares her thoughtful response and cites specifically why this text was a great fit for her curriculum and her students.
It's the start of a new year and a new semester. If you're a seasoned faculty member or teaching your first class, you're probably asking yourself, how can can I motivate my students and keep them motivated throughout the spring semester. We've surveyed a wide range of faculty and higher education professionals to share their strategies and tools for motivation and engagement.
We are pleased to announce that three of our nursing products were awarded the prestigious American Journal of Nursing (AJN) book of the year awards for 2019. Each year the AJN considers submissions spanning a wide variety of nursing and health care topics and selects the best-in-class products in each category. We are honored to take home three awards and extend our congratulations to our talented and dedicated authors.
Nursing as Ministry provides the foundations of Christian nursing as ministry, taking an inter-professional perspective with 29 contributors from backgrounds in theology, nursing, medicine, social work, and pastoral ministry. Designed to be a student-friendly textbook for faith-based schools, this first edition text focuses on the spiritual aspects of patient care, providing practical information ministering to specific populations. The authors have designed this text to guide the reader through their own spiritual journey, with personal reflection questions in each chapter to help students and nurses to internalize the content.
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)
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
Interested in learning more? Request a review copy.
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.
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!
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,