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    National Nurses Week Strives to Inspire, Innovate, and Influence

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 7, 2018 2:44:43 PM

    Join us in celebrating National Nurses Week. Created by the American Nurses Association (ANA), National Nurses Week takes place every May 6 through May 12 to commemorate Florence Nightingale’s birthday. This year’s theme is “Nurses: Inspire, Innovate, Influence.”

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    Topics: nursing

    Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition Has Arrived

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 3, 2018 2:37:34 PM

    We're so excited to announce that the gold standard for midwifery practice is back with a new edition. Completely updated and revised, Varney’s Midwifery, Sixth Edition reflects current evidence-based guidelines. It addresses care of women throughout the lifespan, including primary care, gynecology, maternity care in a variety of settings, and newborn care.

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    Topics: midwifery

    Take a Look Inside Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 26, 2018 5:20:33 PM

    Having a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint is crucial to providing quality care for women. That's what makes Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition so special. A trusted, comprehensive, and evidence-based text, it encompasses both health promotion and management of gynecologic conditions while providing clinicians and students with a strong foundation in gynecologic care and the knowledge necessary to apply it in clinical practice.With an emphasis on the importance of respecting the normalcy of female physiology, it is an essential reference for all women’s healthcare providers.

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    Topics: Women's Health

    New Edition of the Authoritative Geriatric Assessment Resource

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 18, 2018 4:08:21 PM

    According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the number Americans over age 65, "will more than double between now and the year 2050, to 80 million." As a result, more people will need care than ever before. The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Assessment, Fifth Edition from Editors Terry Fulmer, PhD, RN, FAAN, President, The John A. Hartford Foundation and Bruce Chernof, MD, FACP, President & Chief Executive Officer, The SCAN Foundation takes a contemporary approach in line with patient and family centered care. With contributions from the foremost experts in the field, it contains the latest information on geriatric assessments for older adults.

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    Topics: geriatric, assessment

    New Edition of Health Policy Helps Students Understand Policymaking

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 16, 2018 4:33:22 PM

    Nurses have the unique opportunity to contribute to setting health policy agendas at the local, institutional, and national levels. Health Policy: Application for Nurses and other Healthcare Professionals, Second Edition by Demetrius J. Porche provides nursing students with a foundation in U.S. governance structures and processes that influence policymaking, and the civic competence necessary to make an impact.

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    Topics: health policy

    5 Reasons to Adopt Bastable’s Nurse as Educator, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 12, 2018 5:29:30 PM

    According to nursing education icon and author, Susan B. Bastable, "Properly educating consumers has the potential to accomplish the economic goal of reducing the high costs of healthcare services." The latest edition of Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice demonstrates how the role of the nurse as both caregiver and educator is crucial for delivery of safe, high-quality patient care.

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    Here are five reasons why:

    1. Teaches students how to become teachers and prepares them for ever-expanding roles in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion
    2. Covers relevant topics in nursing education, such as promoting health literacy, teaching people with disabilities, the impact of gender and socioeconomics on learning, the use of technology for patient and professional education, and legal and ethical issues related to the teaching role
    3. New and expanded content on the importance of interprofessional education and detailed examples of how to apply theory to practice
    4. Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools
    5. Instructors resources include a Test Bank, slides, learning activities, case studies, syllabus, discussion questions, and mapping to CNE certification requirements


    Ready to learn more or request a review copy? Just visit our website.

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    Topics: nursing education

    What's New for 2018 in Women's Health, Midwifery, and Breastfeeding

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 3, 2018 11:18:23 AM

    For decades, Jones & Bartlett Learning has been delivering the highest quality print and digital solutions to help you provide the best care to women across the life span. Whether you are a midwife, women’s health nurse practitioner, lactation consultant, or faculty member, you will find premier resources from leading experts. With this in mind, we are excited to announce our 2018 Women's Health, Midwifery, Breastfeeding, and Lactation catalog.

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    Topics: midwifery, breastfeeding, Women's Health

    New Edition of Landscape Changing Leadership in Nursing Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 2, 2018 4:30:15 PM

    While not all nurses will become managers, all will become leaders. That’s what makes the recently published Leadership in Nursing Practice: Changing the Landscape of Health Care, Third Edition by Daniel Weberg, Kara Mangold, Tim Porter-O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch so special. With the addition of two new expert authors, it offers nursing students the opportunity to develop the leadership skills they will need to thrive in the field.

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    Topics: nursing leadership

    Announcing the New Edition of A Case Manager’s Study Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 29, 2018 11:36:26 AM

    Case managers need a trusted study guide to help them study for the Certified Case Manager (CCM) exam offered by the Commission for Case Manager Certification (CCMC). The just published A Case Manager’s Study Guide: Preparing for Certification, Fifth Edition by Nancy E. Skinner and Stefany H. Almaden is just that resource.

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    Topics: Certified Case Manager exam

    New Report Shows Record Number of Nurse Practitioners

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 23, 2018 2:50:17 PM

    The number of licensed nurse practitioners (NP) has reached an all-time high. Recent data from the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) found that there are currently 248,000 NPs in practice. What’s more, they’ve seen 106% growth since 2007.

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    Topics: nurse practitioner

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