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    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: health politics, healthcare policy

    New Edition of Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators Prepares Students for Today's Workforce

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 3, 2018 3:35:12 PM

    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.

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    Topics: nursing leadership, nursing management

    New Edition of Oncology Nursing Review by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 28, 2018 4:20:33 PM

    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.

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    Topics: oncololgy nursing

    New Text Seeks to Help Establish Research-Friendly Hospital Environments

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 27, 2018 4:57:04 PM

    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.

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    Topics: Magnet, nursing research

    Pediatric Primary Care, Fourth Edition by Beth Richardson Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 17, 2018 5:32:50 PM

    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.

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    Topics: Pediatric Nursing

    New Edition of Project Planning and Management Stresses Meaningful Interprofessional Quality Projects

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 14, 2018 4:53:12 PM

    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.

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    Topics: quality improvement, project planning and management

    Geriatric Notes Publishes

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 4, 2018 1:56:25 PM

    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.

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    Topics: gerontology

    Leadership in Nursing Practice, 3e is a "brave and outspoken text"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 27, 2018 4:27:49 PM

    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.

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    Topics: nursing leadership

    New Review for Lubkin's Chronic Illness, Tenth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 10, 2018 4:27:23 PM

    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,

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, chronic illness

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