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    Learn How to Transition to a Concept-Based Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 3, 2018 12:13:57 PM

    Are you looking to transition to a concept-based curriculum? Watch as Donna Ignatavicius, author of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, explains how to plan for the transition, create a strategy for development and implementation, and which pitfalls to avoid.

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    Topics: nursing education, concept-based curriculum

    Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care Publishes

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 27, 2018 4:46:14 PM

    We're thrilled to announce the publication of Core Curriculum for Interdisciplinary Lactation Care, a trustworthy source for lactation-specific information and education for students, interns, certification candidates, instructors, and clinicians—in any discipline or specialty—who provide care to breastfeeding families.

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    Topics: lactation, breastfeeding

    Announcing the Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook App

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

    Now you can take your 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook wherever you go with an affordably priced new app for Android, iPhone, and iPad.

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    Topics: oncology nursing, oncology, mobile app

    Take a Look Inside 2018 Nurse's Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 14, 2018 3:49:39 PM

    There's a reason why readers tell us that our drug handbook is "the best that [they] have seen," or why reviewers say that "...the quality of this book is excellent..." Updated annually, the 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is 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.

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    Topics: nurse's drug handbook, nursing

    Webinar Shows How to Support Newly Licensed Nurses as They Transition to Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 30, 2018 4:30:18 PM

    Recently, we recorded a webinar with experts Susan Ullrich, EdD, MSN, BSN and Debra Collins, BSN, RN, from the Nevada Action Coalition. It focused on the creative and collaborative initiative with the state of Nevada to develop a pilot program to support newly licensed nurses as they transition to clinical practice.

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    Topics: nursing practice

    Take a Look Inside Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 16, 2018 3:49:52 PM

    Have you been searching for an evidence-based text that embraces the concept of a multi-professional approach to clinical care excellence in sexual and reproductive health care? We recently published it. Evidence-Based Sexual and Reproductive Health Care: Policies, Clinical Procedures, and Related Research by Theodora D. Kwansa and Jill Stewart-Moore explores the complex nature of sexual health related issues, contemporary management interventions, and the underpinning theories and concepts.

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    Topics: family nurse practitioner, Women's Health

    National Women’s Health Week Makes Women's Health a Priority

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 15, 2018 11:40:17 AM


    In today's busy world, it's more important than ever for women to make their health a priority. This National Women’s Health Week (NWHW) serves as a reminder to encourage women to take steps to improve their health and well being. Organized by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' Office on Women’s Health, NWHW is celebrated from May 13 through May 19.

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    Topics: Women's Health

    New Edition of Statistics for Nursing Takes a Practical Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 14, 2018 4:38:31 PM

    Understanding basic statistical techniques is a skill that nurses need in a variety of roles. What's more, evaluating the literature and determining evidence-based practices requires a working knowledge of statistics. Statistics for  Nursing: A Practical Approach, Third Edition by Elizabeth Heavey provides just that statistical background that students need not only to enter the nursing profession but also to advance within it. 

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    Topics: nursing, statistics

    Author Marilyn D. Harris Awarded ANA Honorary Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 11, 2018 3:59:08 PM

    Please join us in congratulating Marilyn D. Harris, author of Handbook of Home Health Care Administration, Sixth Edition, in being a recipient of the American Nurses Association (ANA) 2018 National Awards. This prestigious honor recognizes "outstanding nurses whose dedication and achievements have contributed significantly to the nursing profession."

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    Topics: American Nurses Assocition, home health care

    A Case Manager’s Study Guide, 5e is a "wonderful study guide"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 9, 2018 3:37:29 PM

    The rave reviews have already started coming in for the recently published A Case Manager’s Study Guide: Preparing for Certification, Fifth Edition by Nancy E. Skinner and Stefany H. Almaden. Doody's Review Service just gave it a 4-star review.

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    Topics: certified case manager, case management

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