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    Nursing as Ministry Fulfills a Gap in Nursing Education

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Feb 28, 2020 4:12:24 PM

    We asked Shirlene Newbanks, DNP, RN of Indiana Wesleyan University why she chose to adopt Nursing as Ministry for her course. Read on as she shares her thoughtful response and cites specifically why this text was a great fit for her curriculum and her students.

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    Topics: Kristen Mauk, nursing as ministry, mary hobus

    New Edition of Breastfeeding and Human Lactation is the Ultimate Text for Lactation Care and Science

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 27, 2020 2:06:23 PM

    With a touching dedication to the late Dr. Jan Riordan, Breastfeeding and Human Lactation, Sixth Edition lives on as the "classic evidence-based bible of lactation and breastfeeding." Dr. Riordan was the founding editor of this best-selling text and a pioneer in the field of human lactation and the lactation consultant profession. Drs. Karen Wambach and Becky Spencer were grateful to  continue her legacy with a thoughtfully updated new edition.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, breastfeeding and human lactation

    We Updated Our Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook App

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 7, 2020 1:37:43 PM

    Keep Current with New, Emerging Therapies and Nursing Implications

    New oncology drugs and therapies are approved by the FDA and hitting the market every year. It's critical for medical professionals, specifically oncologists and nurse oncologists, to be up to date on these new cancer drugs and treatments. That's where we can help.

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    Topics: oncology nursing, oncology nursing drug handbook, mobile app, oncology resources, nursing app

    Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions is the Resource Nurse Educators Can Count On

    Posted by Lindsay White on Feb 4, 2020 1:55:32 PM

    Learners are accessing and organizing information much differently than they did only a few years ago. Technology has changed the way students learn and educators teach. Furthermore, students are often working while enrolled in a rigorous program such as nursing or an allied health field.

    The updated Innovative Teaching Strategies in Nursing and Related Health Professions, Eighth Edition details the trends in teaching strategies and educational technology that promote effective learning for today’s students.

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    Topics: New Edition, nurse educator, Online Learning, online teaching

    Motivating Students in the New Year and the Start of a New Semester

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Jan 27, 2020 12:10:09 PM

    It's the start of a new year and a new semester. If you're a seasoned faculty member or teaching your first class, you're probably asking yourself, how can can I motivate my students and keep them motivated throughout the spring semester. We've surveyed a wide range of faculty and higher education professionals to share their strategies and tools for motivation and engagement.

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    Topics: Clinical Nursing Calculations, Susan Sienkiewicz, motivational tips, kahoots, sandra megerdichian

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Receives Three AJN Book of the Year Awards!

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Jan 8, 2020 9:53:02 AM

    We are pleased to announce that three of our nursing products were awarded the prestigious American Journal of Nursing (AJN) book of the year awards for 2019. Each year the AJN considers submissions spanning a wide variety of nursing and health care topics and selects the best-in-class products in each  category. We are honored to take home three awards and extend our congratulations to our talented and dedicated authors.

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    Topics: American Journal of Nursing, donna middaugh, Veronica Feeg, AJN Awards, donna nickitas, Jamie W. Smith, Bradley J. Goad

    The Top 5 Reasons to Consider Nursing as Ministry for Your Course

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on Dec 13, 2019 9:54:16 AM

    Nursing as Ministry provides the foundations of Christian nursing as ministry, taking an inter-professional perspective with 29 contributors from backgrounds in theology, nursing, medicine, social work, and pastoral ministry. Designed to be a student-friendly textbook for faith-based schools, this first edition text focuses on the spiritual aspects of patient care, providing practical information ministering to specific populations. The authors have designed this text to guide the reader through their own spiritual journey, with personal reflection questions in each chapter to help students and nurses to internalize the content.

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    Topics: nursing as ministry, mary hobus, kristin mauk

    Are Nurses Prepared to Lead Transformational Change in Healthcare?

    Posted by Sandra Davidson on Aug 13, 2019 9:31:41 AM

    I’ve spent much of my time and energy over the past five years engaged in large scale undergraduate curriculum change efforts across two Canadian Universities. First as the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Nursing Programs at the University of Alberta, and currently as the Dean of Nursing at the University of Calgary.  What I have observed and experienced is that the need for transformational and relational leadership is everywhere.  As an academic leader, what I can accomplish is dependent on the quality of the relationships that I foster with colleagues, staff and students. Honesty, transparency, and building on strengths are key aspects of a relational leadership style.

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    Topics: healthcare, healthcare innovation, nursing leadership, Leadership for evidence-based innovation, transformation in healthcare

    The Clinical Midwifery App is Here!

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jul 25, 2019 3:49:24 PM

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    Topics: midwifery, mobile app

    Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Lindsay White on Jul 24, 2019 12:50:05 PM
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    Topics: New Edition, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Cardiac Surgery Certification, critical care nurse, Doody's Review Service, cardiac surgery, Reviews

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