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    5 Reasons to Adopt Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Nursing Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 15, 2018 4:47:21 PM

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    Topics: concept-based curriculum, cbc

    A New Text on Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 28, 2018 1:34:04 PM

    A multi-professional approach is central to clinical care excellence in sexual and reproductive health care. The just published Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Policies, Clinical Procedures, and Related Research by Theodora D. Kwansa and Jill Stewart-Moore fully embraces this concept.

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    Topics: family nurse practitioner, Women's Health

    5 Reasons to Adopt Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 12, 2018 4:38:42 PM

    As the role of the advanced practice nurse continues to expand, students increasingly need real-world experience to teach them how to prescribe drugs for common diseases and disorders. Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice by Tammie Lee Demler and Jacqueline Rhoads is just that resource.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice

    New Review Praises “the only comprehensive book” for APNs

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 5, 2018 4:14:33 PM

    For well over a decade, Americans have continuously rated nursing as the most ethical profession. The highly regarded Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice, Third Edition by Pamela J. Grace has remained a key resource to teach students about the ethical issues faced by advanced practice nurses giving front-line care. In fact, it just received a 5 star review.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing

    5 Reasons to Adopt Pediatric Nursing Care: A Concept-Based Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 25, 2018 4:52:05 PM

    Undergraduate nursing students need a succinct and accessible way into the pediatric nursing environment. The recently published Pediatric Nursing Care: A Concept-Based Approach by Luanne Linnard-Palmer does just that.

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    Topics: Pediatric Nursing

    New Edition of Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 24, 2018 2:04:38 PM

    In today's high-tech healthcare environment, it's important for educators to create significant, everyday learning experiences for nursing students in clinical informatics. The recently published Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses, Second Edition by Susan Alexander, Haley Hoy, and Karen Frith provides practical, need-to-know information about the effective use of informatics in the clinical setting.

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    Topics: clinical informatics

    5 Reasons to Adopt Lachel Story's Pathophysiology, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 17, 2018 3:15:16 PM

    Lachel Story's Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Third Edition is a perennial favorite with instructors and students.

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    Topics: nursing, Pathophysiology

    Announcing Our 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards Winners

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 9, 2018 2:25:46 PM

    We're so proud to announce that's we've just won 8 prestigious 2017 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Representing the very best in nursing publishing and encompassing a diverse range of categories, the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2016 and August 2017. This year, we earned 5 first place awards, 1 second place award, and 2 third place awards.

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    Topics: American Journal of Nursing, nursing

    5-Star Review for 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 2, 2018 4:28:19 PM

    The new year may have just started, but we've already received a rave review for 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook  from Doody's Review Service.

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    Read an excerpt from the review:

    "...the quality of this book is excellent..." - Carol E Agana, MNSc, RNP, APRN, University of Arkansas

    Updated annually, 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

    The 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook includes:

    • Index of all generic, trade, and alternate drug names
    • Chemical and therapeutic classes, FDA pregnancy risk category, and controlled substance schedule
    • Indications and dosages, as well as route, onset, peak, and duration information
    • Incompatibilities and contraindications
    • Interactions with drugs, food, and activities
    • Adverse reactions
    • Nursing considerations, including key teaching points for patients
    • Mechanism-of-action illustrations
    • Warnings and precautions


    New drugs include: bezlotoximab (Zinplava), brivaracetam (Briviact), daclizumab (Zinbryta), ixekizumab (Taltz), lixisenatide (Adlyxin), obiltoxaximab (Anthim), phentermine (Adipex-P), plecanatide (Trulance), prasterone (Intrarosa), and reslizumab (Cinqair).

    Did you know that you can bring 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook wherever you go with an affordably priced app for Android and iPhone and iPad? Try it free for 30 days!

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nurse's drug handbook

    New Edition of Miller and Stoeckel’s Client Education

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 21, 2017 3:56:40 PM

    Teaching students about the importance of patient education and health promotion is a significant part of the nursing curriculum. The recently published Client Education: Theory and Practice, Third Edition by Mary A. Miller and Pamella Rae Stoeckel emphasizes the importance of the nurse-client relationship and focuses on the key role that nurses play in educating individuals, families, and groups in clinical settings.

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    Topics: health promotion, nursing education

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