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    The Critical Role of Nurses in Caring for Vulnerable Populations

    Posted by Molly Gross on Apr 23, 2019 4:46:55 PM

    Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fifth Edition is a “landmark book that should be read around the world” (Taken from the preface of the Fifth Edition)

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    Topics: Mary de Chesnay, vulnerable populations

    Beyond the Formula Method in Dosage Calculation

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Mar 26, 2019 5:29:38 PM

    Are you still using an alternative method other than dimensional analysis in your course? 

    Leading dosage calculations author Anna Curren has prepared the following succinct guideline for instructors unfamiliar with dimensional analysis, the only method that reduces multiple step calculations to a single equation! 
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    Topics: dosage calculation, Anna Curren, dimensional analysis

    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition is a 'must-have for any academician's library'!

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 12, 2019 1:26:58 PM

    The reviews are in for Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn and Dolly Goldenberg. It's a Five star from Doody's Review Service and Lisa R. Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA of Wayne State University Physician Group © Doody Enterprises, Inc. thinks very highly of this text stating,

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    Connecting Care for Patients "should serve as a 'go to' guide for clinicians"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 24, 2019 3:54:37 PM

    The recently published Connecting Care for Patients: Interdisciplinary Care Transitions and Collaboration  by Barbara Katz is already garnering rave reviews. According to Dorothy Baker, PhD, FNP, MN, RN, Senior Research Scientist, Geriatrics at Yale School of Medicine,

    “The text should serve as a 'go to' guide for clinicians with sufficient clinical experience to witness gaps in care and question how the whole system operates. Given the breadth of perspectives and literature cited, it could serve as a guide for many disciplines to examine the situation that exists and ponder how things might be improved to the benefit of those in their care.”

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    Topics: health care management, nursing, health care

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Awarded Seven AJN Book of the Year Awards

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 7, 2019 2:05:38 PM

    We're delighted to announce that we've just won seven 2018 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Since 1969, the AJN Awards have honored the most exceptional texts in nursing and health care. The 2018 awards recognized titles published between August 2017 and August 2018 in a variety of categories. Once again, the AJN Awards have acknowledged Jones & Bartlett Learning as a premier publisher in nursing  with two first place awards, three second place awards, and two third place awards.

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    Topics: AJN, AJN Book of the Year Award

    Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication “should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 14, 2018 4:17:31 PM

    The rave reviews have already begun for the recently published Patient Evaluation, Data Collection, and Communication: A Pocket Guide for Nurses by Callie J. Schlicht. Doody's Review Service just gave it 5 stars. According to Lisa R. Binns-Emerick, MSN, GNP-BC, FGNLA, from Wayne State University Physician Group,

    “This is an excellent, comprehensive reference not only for novice nurses, but also for students and seasoned nurses. [It] should be within reach of new and seasoned nurses. Very worthwhile!”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, communication

    Announcing a New Partnership with NEPIN

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 10, 2018 5:06:33 PM

    We're excited to announce a three-year partnership with the National Education Progression in Nursing Collaborative (NEPIN) to accelerate educational advancement for nurses across the United States. With a mission of fostering collaboration to ensure that nurses have access to higher levels of education and achievement, the vision of NEPIN is a diverse nursing workforce that optimizes the health of all Americans. Jones & Bartlett Learning supports this vision as well.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing education

    Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, 5e Prepares Students for Career Success

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 5, 2018 4:52:02 PM

    As students learn to become professional nurses, they need authoritative road maps to help them complete their journey. The just published Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition by Kathleen Masters focuses on the essential knowledge and competencies necessary for success.

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    Topics: nursing, nursing role development

    Five Things You Need to Know About Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 26, 2018 12:23:00 PM

    For more than 30 years, Varney’s Midwifery has remained the gold standard for midwifery practice. According to Editors Tekoa L. King, Mary C. Brucker, Kathryn Osborne, and Cecilia M. Jevitt,

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    Topics: midwifery

    New Text Offers Antidotes to Healthcare Fragmentation

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 7, 2018 2:19:14 PM

    Creating connected, seamless, and transparent health care for patients in settings outside of the hospital can be a challenge. The recently published Connecting Care for Patients: Interdisciplinary Care Transitions and Collaboration by Barbara Katz helps ease this problem. It presents antidotes to healthcare fragmentation caused by inefficient care, patient safety problems, patient dissatisfaction, and higher costs.

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    Topics: health care management, nursing, health care

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