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.
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.
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.
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,
Have you been wondering if the flipped classroom model is right for your course? Learn from Karen Hessler, expert and author of Flipping the Nursing Classroom: Where Active Learning Meets Technology. In a recent webinar, Hessler shares her tips for flipped classroom success, implementation strategies, and best practices.
Topics: flipped classroom
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.
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.
Topics: nursing practice