Have you been looking for a succinct, accessible, and practical guide to pediatric nursing? We just published Pediatric Nursing Care: A Concept-Based Approach from experienced pediatric nurse and clinician, Luanne Linnard-Palmer. Using a core framework built around the Quality and Safety Education for Nurses (QSEN) competencies and family-centered care model, the text offers need-to-know content for safe and effective practices across a variety of settings and within interdisciplinary teams.
The concept-based curriculum (CBC) is a hot topic in nursing right now. We are excited to announce the publication of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, a practical text for teaching and evaluating students within a CBC. Written by preeminent nursing education consultant and thought leader in concept-based teaching and learning, Donna Ignatavicius, it meets the urgent need for authoritative resources to assist faculty with CBC development, implementation, and evaluation.
Join us in celebrating the 25th annual World Breastfeeding Week. Observed internationally from August 1-7, World Breastfeeding Week showcases the importance of protecting, promoting, and supporting breastfeeding around the world. This year’s theme is “Sustaining Breastfeeding Together.”
Nurse leaders address financial management issues in a variety of settings, including hospitals, ambulatory/outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and home care. Our recently published Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition by J. Michael Leger and Janne Dunham-Taylor is a unique text that covers a wide-range of financial information, such as healthcare finance, economics, budgeting, reimbursements, accounting, and financial strategies.
Nurse educators need to craft reliable and valid assessment materials, including multiple-choice exams, true-false tests, matching exercises, and essay responses. Just published The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Fourth Edition by Mary E. McDonald provides instructors with a comprehensive, in-depth guide to creating effective classroom exams.
Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Third Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei just received a terrific review from Clinical Lactation. Angela D. Stokes, MA, writes that,
“Overall, the book is an excellent guide for any person working with nursing mothers, and I would highly recommend it to be available in every maternity ward in hospitals, in breastfeeding support groups, as well as being a required text for any breastfeeding peer counselor.”
In today's world, it's important to see public health nursing within the larger paradigm of primary health care. The just published Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care, Third Edition by Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson challenges educators and students to broaden their perspectives on public health and working with populations.
Knowledge of electronic fetal heart rate monitoring is crucial to OB nurses. In fact, studies have shown that a lack of understanding around electronic fetal monitoring (EFM) is one of the leading cause of lawsuits. That's what makes our recently published Electronic Fetal Heart Rate Monitoring: The 5-Tier System, Third Edition by Julian T. Parer, Tekoa L. King, and Tomoaki Ikeda so timely and relevant.
We’re delighted to announce that several of our authors are part of the prestigious American Academy of Nursing class of 2017 fellows. They include Dorothy Brockopp, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Lynette Hamlin, and Nancy Short.
This year’s class includes 173 distinguished nurse leaders selected for their “significant contributions to nursing and health care.” The new fellows will be inducted into the Academy at their 2017 Transforming Health, Driving Policy conference in Washington, D.C. this fall.
Judith Lauwers's Quick Reference for the Lactation Professional, Second Edition has received another rave review. Mechell R. Turner, MEd, CCH, CD, writes in Clinical Lactation that the portable size makes it easy to "fit into a large lab coat pocket [and it is] useful for a busy practitioner."
She continues that,
"The book comes in handy for dealing with difficult and advanced issues that require an interdisciplinary team effort. One chapter is dedicated to “Techniques and Devices.” Each product and technique is simply explained in a step by step process that shows best practice as well as those practices and devices that are ineffectual. There is a lot of common sense in the text.