We just received a new review for Community Health Nursing: Caring for the Public’s Health, Third Edition by Karen Saucier Lundy PhD, RN, FAAN and Sharyn Janes, PhD, RN, ACRN. According to Jessica C. Baxter, MSN, RN, Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center, for Doody’s Review Service,
Jones & Bartlett Learning has just received a new review for Evidence-Based Teaching in Nursing: A Foundation for Educators, Second Edition by Sharon Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF and Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF. According to Kathleen A. Poindexter, PhD, MSN, RN, CNE, Michigan State College of Nursing, for Doody’s Review Service, it is,
Vulnerable populations are often overlooked in many communities across the nation. As a result, nurse-led initiatives have provided care to those who might not otherwise have access. For example, in 1995, Dr. Andrea Bostrom opened the Herkimer Health Center in collaboration with the Grand Valley State University in an effort to provide mental health services to the vulnerable populations of the inner city. In 1999, a grant from the WK Kellogg Foundation help them with funding “for nurse managed clinic development at four Michigan university colleges of nursing: Wayne State, University of Michigan, Michigan State and Grand Valley State.”
Authors Linda A. Roussel, DSN, RN, NFA-BC, CNL and Tricia Thomas, PhD, BSN, FACHE, NFA-BC, ACNS-BC, CNL recently spoke during a Jones & Bartlett Learning webinar about their new text, Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Seventh Edition. During the webinar both authors discussed the focus of the new edition as well as the general trends in healthcare that drove the revisions.
The National League for Nursing (NLN) recently announced that it has chosen 12 schools of nursing as Centers of Excellence (COE). In addition, 11 of these new COEs earned recognition in the category of Creating Environments that Enhance Student Learning and Professional Development. NLN president Marsha Howell Adams, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF, professor and dean of the college of Nursing of Alabama in Huntsville said that,
Are you looking for a text that will help both professional administrators and nursing students understand the concepts and theories of management? The just published Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Seventh Edition by Linda A. Roussel, James L. Harris, and Tricia Thomas provides a foundation on management and administration for nurse managers, executives and nursing students.
Health care policy is a hot topic in politics right now, and it is crucial that nurses join the conversation. In a recent article, Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses argues that “all too often, the body of people making decisions and planning societal changes lacks a clinical healthcare background.” However, one university has created a program to help change that.