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    Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication “should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 14, 2018 4:17:31 PM

    The rave reviews have already begun for the recently published Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication: A Pocket Guide for Nurses by Callie J. Schlicht. Doody's Review Service just gave it 5 stars. According to Lisa R. Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA, from Wayne State University Physician Group,

    “This is an excellent, comprehensive reference not only for novice nurses, but also for students and seasoned nurses. [It] should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses. Very worthwhile!”

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    Topics: communication, Doody's Review Service

    Announcing a New Partnership with NEPIN

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 10, 2018 5:06:33 PM

    We're excited to announce a three-year partnership with the National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative (NEPIN) to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the United States. With a mission of fostering collaboration to ensure that nurses have access to higher levels of education and achievement, the vision of NEPIN is a diverse nursing workforce that optimizes the health of all Americans. Jones & Bartlett Learning supports this vision as well.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing education

    Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, 5e Prepares Students for Career Success

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 5, 2018 4:52:02 PM

    As students learn to become professional nurses, they need authoritative road maps to help them complete their journey. The just published Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition by Kathleen Masters focuses on the essential knowledge and competencies necessary for success.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing role development

    Five Things You Need to Know About Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 26, 2018 12:23:00 PM

    For more than 30 years, Varney’s Midwifery has remained the gold standard for midwifery practice. According to Editors Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Kathryn Osborne, and Cecilia M. Jevitt,

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    Topics: midwifery

    New Text Offers Antidotes to Healthcare Fragmentation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 7, 2018 2:19:14 PM

    Creating connected, seamless, and transparent health care for patients in settings outside of the hospital can be a challenge. The recently published Connecting Care for Patients: Interdisciplinary Care Transitions and Collaboration by Barbara Katz helps ease this problem. It presents antidotes to healthcare fragmentation caused by inefficient care, patient safety problems, patient dissatisfaction, and higher costs.

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    Topics: health care, health care management, nursing

    Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals Gives Students an Accessible Introduction

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2018 3:23:50 PM

    Genetics can be a challenging area for students to grasp. The recently published Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Approach by Laura M. Gunder McClary helps solve this problem by providing a concise, easy-to-read introduction to genetics. What's more, it offers students the opportunity to integrate existing knowledge, skills, and attitudes early on in their medical education and training. The result is that, even with limited experience in genetics, students can access this accelerated approach to gain a basic understanding of genetic knowledge and skills. 

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, Genetics, Craniofacial

    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2018 10:24:32 AM

    It's that time of year again; 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is now available. 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. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

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    Topics: nursing, nurse's drug handbook

    Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles Takes a Novel Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 8, 2018 4:17:21 PM

    To thrive in the current healthcare environment, nurses are who are training to assume advanced practice or administrative roles require practical tools, coaching, narrative content, and strategies. The recently published Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles: Beyond the Bedside by recently inducted NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellow, Patti Rager Zuzelo, provides that and more.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice

    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, 4e Ideal for Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 5:11:40 PM

    Whether you're a novice or experienced nurse educator, developing and implementing a curriculum is a challenge. The recently published Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll L. Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, and Dolly Goldenberg can help. It encompasses a combination of original concepts, current and classic literature and research, and the practicalities of curriculum work.

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    Topics: nursing education

    Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, 3e is a "primer on how to navigate this ever-changing environment"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 4:22:07 PM

    In the new edition of Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals: Advocacy and Action, authors Donna M. Nickitas, Donna J. Middaugh, and Veronica Feeg bring their well-honed vision of how to understand and influence health policy. With a focus on relevant and contemporary issues, the text discusses how healthcare professionals can prepare themselves to engage in the economic, political, and policy dimensions of health care.

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    Topics: healthcare policy, health politics

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