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    Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals Gives Students an Accessible Introduction

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 1, 2018 3:23:50 PM

    Genetics can be a challenging area for students to grasp. The recently published Essentials of Medical Genetics for Nursing and Health Professionals: An Interprofessional Approach by Laura M. Gunder McClary helps solve this problem by providing a concise, easy-to-read introduction to genetics. What's more, it offers students the opportunity to integrate existing knowledge, skills, and attitudes early on in their medical education and training. The result is that, even with limited experience in genetics, students can access this accelerated approach to gain a basic understanding of genetic knowledge and skills. 

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    Topics: Genetics, Advanced Practice, Craniofacial

    2019 Nurse's Drug Handbook Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 19, 2018 10:24:32 AM

    It's that time of year again; 2019 Nurse’s Drug Handbook is now available. The most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference, it provides accurate and timely facts on hundreds of drugs from A-Z. Written in a no-nonsense style that speaks your language in terms you use every day, it offers concise and consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.

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    Topics: nurse's drug handbook, nursing

    Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles Takes a Novel Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 8, 2018 4:17:21 PM

    To thrive in the current healthcare environment, nurses are who are training to assume advanced practice or administrative roles require practical tools, coaching, narrative content, and strategies. The recently published Indirect Care Handbook for Advanced Nursing Roles: Beyond the Bedside by recently inducted NLN Academy of Nursing Education Fellow, Patti Rager Zuzelo, provides that and more.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice

    Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, 4e Ideal for Developing, Implementing, and Evaluating a Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 5:11:40 PM

    Whether you're a novice or experienced nurse educator, developing and implementing a curriculum is a challenge. The recently published Curriculum Development in Nursing Education, Fourth Edition by Carroll L. Iwasiw, Mary-Anne Andrusyszyn, and Dolly Goldenberg can help. It encompasses a combination of original concepts, current and classic literature and research, and the practicalities of curriculum work.

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    Topics: nursing education

    Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, 3e is a "primer on how to navigate this ever-changing environment"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 5, 2018 4:22:07 PM

    In the new edition of Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals: Advocacy and Action, authors Donna M. Nickitas, Donna J. Middaugh, and Veronica Feeg bring their well-honed vision of how to understand and influence health policy. With a focus on relevant and contemporary issues, the text discusses how healthcare professionals can prepare themselves to engage in the economic, political, and policy dimensions of health care.

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    Topics: health politics, healthcare policy

    New Edition of Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators Prepares Students for Today's Workforce

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 3, 2018 3:35:12 PM

    In order for nurse managers and executives to succeed as leaders in today's diverse and multi-generational workforce they need a combination of traditional management skills and a contemporary mindset. The recently published Management and Leadership for Nurse Administrators, Eighth Edition by Linda A. Roussel, Tricia Thomas, and James L. Harris is a comprehensive overview of key management and administrative concepts that are critical to leading healthcare organizations and ensuring patient safety and quality care.

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    Topics: nursing leadership, nursing management

    New Edition of Oncology Nursing Review by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 28, 2018 4:20:33 PM

    Oncology nurses are in high demand, with certification a major contributor to career advancement and quality care. Consequently, nurses need trusted and up-to-date study materials. That's why we just published Oncology Nursing Review, Sixth Edition by Connie Henke Yarbro, Debra Wujcik, and Barbara Holmes Gobel.

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    Topics: oncololgy nursing

    New Text Seeks to Help Establish Research-Friendly Hospital Environments

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 27, 2018 4:57:04 PM

    Over the past several years, the Magnet Recognition Program® has greatly influenced hospital-based nursing. As a result, the need to educate clinical nurses on how to conduct research is now more important than ever. The just published Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment: A Hospital-Based Approach by Dorothy Y. Brockopp, Karen S. Hill, Andrew A. Bugajski, and Alexander J. Lengerich is a key resource for helping clinical nurses conduct or participate in research that leads to better health care in hospitals.

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    Topics: Magnet, nursing research

    Pediatric Primary Care, Fourth Edition by Beth Richardson Is Here

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 17, 2018 5:32:50 PM

    Nursing students studying pediatric care need a comprehensive resource for well-child management and acute care management of childhood illnesses in a primary care setting. The just published Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Fourth Edition by Beth Richardson is a perfect fit.

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    Topics: Pediatric Nursing

    New Edition of Project Planning and Management Stresses Meaningful Interprofessional Quality Projects

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 14, 2018 4:53:12 PM

    In today's rapidly changing healthcare landscape, nurses and interprofessional teams need solid project planning and management skills for developing quality improvement initiatives. That's what makes the recently published Project Planning and Management: A Guide for Nurses and Interprofessional Teams, Third Edition by James L. Harris, Linda A. Roussel, Catherine Dearman, and Tricia Thomas so timely.

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    Topics: quality improvement, project planning and management

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