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.
Topics: nursing education
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.
In order for nurse managers and executives to succeed as leaders in today's diverse and multi-generational workforce they need a combination of traditional management skills and a contemporary mindset. The recently published Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition by Linda A. Roussel, Tricia Thomas, and James L. Harris is a comprehensive overview of key management and administrative concepts that are critical to leading healthcare organizations and ensuring patient safety and quality care.
Oncology nurses are in high demand, with certification a major contributor to career advancement and quality care. Consequently, nurses need trusted and up-to-date study materials. That's why we just published Oncology Nursing Review, Sixth Edition by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel.
Topics: oncololgy nursing
Over the past several years, the Magnet Recognition Program® has greatly influenced hospital-based nursing. As a result, the need to educate clinical nurses on how to conduct research is now more important than ever. The just published Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment: A Hospital-Based Approach by Dorothy Y. Brockopp, Karen S. Hill, Andrew A. Bugajski, and Alexander J. Lengerich is a key resource for helping clinical nurses conduct or participate in research that leads to better health care in hospitals.
Nursing students studying pediatric care need a comprehensive resource for well-child management and acute care management of childhood illnesses in a primary care setting. The just published Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition by Beth Richardson is a perfect fit.
Topics: Pediatric Nursing
In today's rapidly changing healthcare landscape, nurses and interprofessional teams need solid project planning and management skills for developing quality improvement initiatives. That's what makes the recently published Project Planning and Management: A Guide for Nurses and Interprofessional Teams, Third Edition by James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, Catherine Dearman, and Tricia Thomas so timely.
Advanced practice providers who care for elders in outpatient settings need a quick reference to help them provide the best care. That's why we just published Geriatric Notes by Jamie W. Smith and Bradley J. Goad.
Earlier this year when we released Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care, Third Edition by Daniel Weberg, Kara Mangold, Tim Porter-O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch, we hoped that it would inspire thoughtful leadership. We're so happy to report it's doing just that. In a new review in the September 2018 issue of the American Organization of Nurse Executives (AONE) Voice of Nursing Leadership, Cecelia Crawford, DNP, RN, featured the text in the LeaderRead section.
Topics: nursing leadership
Teaching students about the impact of chronic Illness on both patients and families is an essential component of nursing practice. That's what makes Lubkin's Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Tenth Edition by Pamala D. Larsen so indispensable. In a new review, Linda K. Connelly, PhD, MSH, ARNP, CNOR, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody's Review Service,