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    Bastable's Nurse as Educator Returns with a New Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 14, 2017 11:48:12 AM

    The role of the nurse as both caregiver and educator has never been more important in the delivery of safe, high-quality patient care. Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fifth Edition by Susan B. Bastable prepares students, nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for ever-expanding roles in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. It also provides an in-depth look at how nurse educators can best teach and how learners can best learn.

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    Topics: nursing education

    New Edition of Finkelman’s Professional Nursing Concepts

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 12, 2017 11:29:22 AM

    Given the impending nursing shortage, teaching students how to transition from the classroom to practice is crucial to the future of health care. The just published Professional Nursing Concepts: Competencies for Quality Leadership, Fourth Edition by Anita Finkelman focuses on how nursing leadership can improve patient care across the healthcare delivery system.

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    Topics: Professional Nursing Concepts

    New Edition of Timely and Essential Health Policy and Politics

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 8, 2017 4:16:39 PM

    In today's world, health policy is not only complicated but also fundamental to the nursing process. That's what makes the recently published Health Policy and Politics: A Nurse's Guide, Sixth Edition by Jeri A. Milstad and Nancy M. Short so important.

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    Topics: health policy

    Lubkin's Chronic Illness, 10e Addresses Both Physical and Psychosocial

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 6, 2017 4:29:32 PM

    The recently published Lubkin's Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Tenth Edition by Pamala D. Larsen continues to distinguish itself as the only nursing text that systematically addresses not only the physical aspects of chronic illness but also the psychosocial effects on individuals and families.
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    Topics: evidence-based practice, chronic illness

    2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook Publishes

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 5, 2017 1:58:24 PM

    Have you been looking for a drug handbook written especially for nurses caring for patients with cancer? We just published 2018 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. Updated annually, it uniquely expresses drug therapy in terms of the nursing process: nursing diagnoses, etiologies of toxicities, and key points for nursing assessment, intervention, and evaluation.

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    Topics: cancer nursing, oncololgy nursing

    5 Reasons to Adopt Quantum Leadership, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 27, 2017 12:03:43 PM

    As the healthcare landscape continues to shift, nursing students need trusted insights into how to become the most effective leaders. With the latest edition of Quantum Leadership: Creating Sustainable Value in Health Care, Tim Porter-O'Grady and Kathy Malloch delve into theories about contemporary leadership within today’s increasingly complex and diverse healthcare delivery systems.

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    Topics: nursing leadership

    4 Reasons Why Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition Is Essential

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 21, 2017 11:14:12 AM

    Placing an emphasis on respecting the normalcy of female physiology is crucial for women’s healthcare providers. That’s what makes Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis such a trusted reference. It presents women’s gynecologic health from a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint.

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    Topics: midwifery, Women's Health

    5 Reasons to Adopt Finkelman's Quality Improvement

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 15, 2017 2:42:33 PM

    Given that medical errors are a leading cause of hospital deaths in the United States, it’s never been more important to improve quality of care. Anita Finkelman’s Quality Improvement: A Guide for Integration in Nursing is a comprehensive resource for teaching practicing nurses and nursing students about the importance of improving patient care and reducing errors through quality improvement (QI). 

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    Topics: QI, quality improvement

    National NP Week Celebrates Partners in Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2017 11:01:43 AM

    Did you know that there are approximately 234,000 practicing nurse practitioners (NPs) in the U.S., with an additional 23,000 new NP graduates each year? This week, join us in recognizing this notable group of healthcare professionals during National NP Week.

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    Topics: Nurse Practitioner

    4 Reasons to Adopt Financial Management for Nurse Managers, 4e

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 9, 2017 1:45:35 PM

    Nurse leaders face financial management issues in a variety of settings, including hospitals, ambulatory/outpatient clinics, long-term care facilities, and home care. Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar, Fourth Edition is a unique text that balances both the care and the financial realities in today’s healthcare environment.

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    Topics: financial management

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