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    5 Reasons to Adopt Finkelman's Quality Improvement

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 15, 2017 2:42:33 PM

    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). 

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    Topics: QI, quality improvement

    National NP Week Celebrates Partners in Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2017 11:01:43 AM

    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.

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    Topics: Nurse Practitioner

    4 Reasons to Adopt Financial Management for Nurse Managers, 4e

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 9, 2017 1:45:35 PM

    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.

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    Topics: financial management

    5 Stars for Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, 3e

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 3, 2017 3:16:50 PM

    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. 

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    Topics: nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Doody's

    Top 5 Reasons to Adopt Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 3, 2017 11:36:10 AM

    Nursing informatics is an important part of not only the nursing curriculum but also the healthcare industry in general. Nowhere is this more clear than in the new edition of Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian's Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge. Designed to give nursing students current, practical, and powerful tools, it helps facilitate the move from information through knowledge to wisdom.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing informatics

    5 Reasons to Adopt Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2017 1:11:49 PM

    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.

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    Topics: Carolyn Buppert, Nurse Practitioner

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Publishes 2018 Nurse’s Drug Handbook

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 24, 2017 11:02:50 AM

    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.

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    Topics: nurse's drug handbook, nursing

    5-Star Review for Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 20, 2017 4:38:35 PM

    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."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing, spirituality

    New Edition of Chism’s The Doctor of Nursing Practice Addresses Changing DNP Programs

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 16, 2017 2:35:27 PM

    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.

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    Topics: nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Ann J. Brorsen’s TCRN Certification Review Publishes

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 9, 2017 3:12:51 PM

    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.

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    Topics: nursing, certification review

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