Given that medical errors are a leading cause of hospital deaths in the United States, it’s never been more important to improve quality of care. Anita Finkelman’s Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing is a comprehensive resource for teaching practicing nurses and nursing students about the importance of improving patient care and reducing errors through quality improvement (QI).
Did you know that there are approximately 234,000 practicing nurse practitioners (NPs) in the U.S., with an additional 23,000 new NP graduates each year? This week, join us in recognizing this notable group of healthcare professionals during National NP Week.
Topics: Nurse Practitioner
Nurse leaders face financial management issues in a variety of settings, including hospitals, ambulatory/outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and home care. Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition is a unique text that balances both the care and the financial realities in today’s healthcare environment.
Topics: financial management
Conceptualizing, designing, and implementing research is a central tenant of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. Allison J. Terry's Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition helps students incorporate this research in order to become agents of change in multiple healthcare settings.
Carolyn Buppert's Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners.
Having the latest information on drugs is essential for nurses. That's why we just published our 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook. Updated annually, 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.
Addressing the spiritual needs of patients is an essential part of nursing practice. Earlier this year we published a new edition of Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s highly regarded Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground. Now we're so happy to share that it just received a 5-star review. According to Mary Therese Rinzel, MSN, from Viterbo University, writing for Doody’s Review Service,
"With its updated and expanded content, this book…continues to offer readers an opportunity to delve into the importance of addressing the spiritual needs of their patients."
Over the past few years, we've seen significant change in nursing education due to the call for Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) preparation. As a result, many institutions are rushing to implement their programs. The just published The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Fourth Edition by Lisa Astalos Chism provides a comprehensive look at the role and career development for DNP students and professionals.
Are you or someone you know preparing to take the newly established Trauma Certified Registered Nurse (TCRN) exam developed by the Board of Certification for Emergency Nursing (BCEN)? Our just published TCRN Certification Review Ann J. Brorsen can help.