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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: Advanced Practice, Genetics, Craniofacial

    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

    5 Reasons to Adopt Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 12, 2018 4:38:42 PM

    As the role of the advanced practice nurse continues to expand, students increasingly need real-world experience to teach them how to prescribe drugs for common diseases and disorders. Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice by Tammie Lee Demler and Jacqueline Rhoads is just that resource.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice

    Allison J. Terry’s Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition Illuminates the DNP Project

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 26, 2017 2:55:48 PM

    Students in Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs need to know how to conceptualize, design, and implement their research in order to become agents of change in multiple healthcare settings. The just published Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition by Allison J. Terry walks students through each crucial step of the DNP project while demystifying common challenges, such as how to develop a research question, select a methodology, and develop a proposal for implementation.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, Allison J. Terry, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), New Edition, nursing

    PCCN Certification Review, Third Edition is "very helpful to anyone interested in taking the PCCN exam"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 17, 2017 4:35:15 PM

    It's important for nurses preparing to take the Progressive Care Certified Nurse (PCCN) exam administered by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) to have the highest quality study guide. That's why PCCN Certification Review, Third Edition by Ann J. Brorsen and Keri R. Rogelet is so effective.

    In a new 4-star review, Cynthia Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health, writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    "This book will be very helpful to anyone interested in taking the PCCN exam. The online site is very helpful. This edition features current questions and adds new medications."

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Ann J. Brorsen, Doody's Review Service, Keri R. Rogelet, nursing, PCCN, Progressive Care Certified Nurse, Review

    Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice Provides Real-World Expertise

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 6, 2017 3:09:19 PM

    Accurately and safely prescribing drugs for common diseases and disorders is vital for advanced practice nurses. That's what makes Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Nursing Practice by Tammie Lee Demler and Jacqueline Rhoads so timely. Reflecting the latest research on how each drug works in the body, it provides guidance on drug selection, considerations for special populations, therapeutic drug monitoring, adverse reactions, drug-to-drug interactions, and processes for adding or changing drug therapy.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, advanced practice nursing, Jacqueline Rhoads, Medication, nursing, Pharmacology, Pharmacotherapeutics, Tammie Lee Demler

    Butts and Rich's Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition Provides an Essential Roadmap

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 4, 2017 3:34:05 PM

    Graduate nursing students and advanced practice nurses need a broad foundation in order to understand and apply theory in practice. The recently published Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich gives students a thorough understanding of theory structure, how to evaluate theories, and how to put theories into practice on the job. Appropriate for both introductory and advanced degrees of knowledge, it also covers a wide variety of interdisciplinary theories due to the growing emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary care.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, advanced practice nursing, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, New Edition, nursing, nursing theory

    New Edition of Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice Demystifies Healthcare Ethics

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 28, 2017 4:43:50 PM

    Did you know that the recently published Nursing Ethics and Professional Responsibility in Advanced Practice, Third Edition by Pamela J. Grace is the only comprehensive textbook on the ethical issues faced by APNs giving front-line care? As such, it is a critically important resource for students preparing for advanced practice and nursing leadership in both the United States and around the world.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, apn, Ethics, New Edition, nursing, nursing ethics, Pamela J. Grace

    Announcing a New Edition of Carolyn Buppert's Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 10, 2017 3:39:17 PM

    In today's healthcare environment, it's imperative for nurses to stay abreast of the latest legal issues that impact them. The just published Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Sixth Edition by Carolyn Buppert is a must-have resource for every new or current nurse practitioner (NP) that explains and analyzes the legal issues relevant to nurse practitioners.

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    Topics: Advanced Practice, Carolyn Buppert, Law, legal, New Edition, nurse practitioner, Nurse Practitioner, nursing

    Review: "a wonderful family nurse practitioner review"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 28, 2017 5:38:47 PM

    As one of the most popular nurse practitioner specialties, family nurse practitioners need top quality certification study guides. Our recently published Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review by Julie G. Stewart and Nancy Dennert just received a stellar five-star review. Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from the USC School of Social Work, writes for Doody's Review Service that,

    “This is a wonderful family nurse practitioner review. The practice exams are realistic and provide a clear, comprehensive rationale for each of the questions. The references are pertinent and valuable.”

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    Topics: AANP, AANPCP, Advanced Practice, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Family NuJulie G. Stewart, family nurse practitioner, fnp, Nancy Dennert, Nurse Practitioner, nursing, Review

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