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    Nursing as Ministry Fulfills a Gap in Nursing Education

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 28, 2020 4:12:24 PM

    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.

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    Topics: Kristen Mauk, nursing as ministry, mary hobus

    Motivating Students in the New Year and the Start of a New Semester

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Jan 27, 2020 12:10:09 PM

    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.

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    Topics: Clinical Nursing Calculations, Susan Sienkiewicz, motivational tips, kahoots, sandra megerdichian

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Receives Three AJN Book of the Year Awards!

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Jan 8, 2020 9:53:02 AM

    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.

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    Topics: American Journal of Nursing, donna middaugh, Veronica Feeg, AJN Awards, donna nickitas, Jamie W. Smith, Bradley J. Goad

    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

    Interested in learning more? Request a review copy



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

    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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