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    Nurses and Mentors That Have Shaped Lives and Careers in Health Care: Barbara Katz, RN, MSN

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 7, 2019 10:50:29 AM

    In honor of National Nurse's Week we continue to highlight nurses and mentors who have truly inspired us along the way. Today's highlight comes from care management author, Barbara Katz, RN, MSN,

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    Topics: mentor, National Nurses Week

    Nurses and Mentors That Have Shaped Lives and Careers in Health Care

    Posted by Jennifer Scherzay on May 3, 2019 3:21:58 PM

    In honor of National Nurse's Week we would like to highlight nurses and mentors who have truly inspired us along the way. Today's highlight comes from management and leadership author, Dr. Linda Roussel. 

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    Topics: National Nurses Week, Dr. Linda Roussel

    Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment "is a great resource for students, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers"

    Posted by Lindsay White on May 3, 2019 12:39:14 PM

    The new and unique nursing resource, Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment: A Hospital-Based Approach has already received some outstanding reviews. Most recently, Beth A. Staffileno, PhD, from Rush University College of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service, gave the book a 4-star rating and said,

    "This book is a great resource for students, clinicians, administrators, educators, and researchers. Furthermore, it is a guide that can be used in any practice setting."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, New Text

    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

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