We have so many fantastic titles coming out over the next several months that we couldn't wait to tell you about them. Take a look at this sneak preview of what to expect in early 2014!
Curl up with these winter releases:
Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Second Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich is perfect for nursing students in master’s and doctoral programs. Appropriate for students needing an introductory understanding of philosophy and how a theory is constructed, it also helps students and nurses understand theory at an advanced level. The new edition discusses the AACN DNP essentials critical for DNP students as well as PhD students who need a better understanding of the DNP-educated nurse’s role.
Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Third Edition by Janne Dunham-Taylor and Joseph Z. Pinczuk addresses a myriad of financial concepts ranging from staffing and budgeting to measuring productivity and forecasting costs. Examples and explanations of terminology will help nurse managers successfully correspond with the financial department to implement change without negatively affecting patient care and outcomes.
Decision Making in Nursing, Second Edition by Sandra B. Lewenson and Marie Truglio-Londrigan explores multiple decision-making approaches that teach nursing students and professionals how to be reflective, critical, and flexible as decision-makers and leaders in today’s complex healthcare arena. With a greater emphasis on leadership, teamwork, and intra and inter- professional relationships, the second edition provides nurses and students the opportunity to see themselves as leaders and feel comfortable making decisions as leaders.
Applied Clinical Informatics for Nurses by Susan Alexander, Karen Frith, and Haley Hoy teaches beginning nursing students the practical, need-to-know information for effective use of informatics in the clinical setting. This textbook is designed to assist educators in creating significant and practical learning experiences for nursing students in clinical informatics. As the field of clinical informatics continues to expand, it is necessary for all students to have a minimum level of competence around the principles and application of informatics.
Pathophysiology: A Practical Approach, Second Edition by Lachel Story is a must have text for teaching undergraduates the complex concepts related to pathophysiology. The second edition offers an innovative, user-friendly approach to this subject and serves as a practical guide to pathophysiology. This text focuses on the most critical content taking the learner into consideration and has been crafted in a unique manner which provides ease of reading and the use of colorful graphics to bring complex content to life.
Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Third Edition by Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian is an outstanding student resource and guide to the history of healthcare informatics, current issues, basic informatics concepts, and health information management applications. This comprehensive text includes the building blocks of informatics through complicated topics such as data mining, bioinformatics, and system development. The content is enhanced through its grounding in the Foundation of Knowledge Model.
Grow with these spring titles:
Critical Thinking TACTICS for Nurses: Achieving the IOM Competencies, Third Edition by M. Gaie Rubenfeld and Barbara Scheffer focuses on the day-to-day realities of doing, learning, and evaluating critical thinking in nursing. It provides clear examples of the entirety of this complex process. Issues addressed include critical thinking language and awareness enhancement, the impact of critical thinking on quality care, mentoring the critical thinking of staff and students, and designing performance criteria for critical thinking.
Quantum Leadership: Advancing Innovation, Transforming Health Care, Fourth Edition by Tim Porter-O'Grady and Kathy Malloch skillfully prepares graduate students to thrive in a world of healthcare reform, complexity, and essential caring service. The new edition focuses on the current concepts of leadership, data, and research related to the complexities of leadership. It also emphasizes the importance of principle-driven approaches and minimizes specific procedure-based solutions.