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    New Edition: Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 15, 2015 4:31:22 PM

    Changes in health care resulting from the Affordable Care Act, the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing report, and other challenges require nurses to embrace and advance their knowledge through evidence based-practice. The recently published Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice, Fourth Edition by Carol Boswell and Sharon Cannon is a distinct integration of evidence-based practice and research. It focuses on how nurses can incorporate research into their daily practice to provide high-quality health care.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Institute of Medicine, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, nursing research, Future of Nursing report, Carol Boswell, Sharon Cannon

    New Edition: Pharmacology for Women’s Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2015 2:51:02 PM

    Have you been looking for a trusted resource that addresses pharmacology as it specifically relates to women's health? We just published the eagerly-awaited Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King.

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    Topics: New Edition, women's health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Mary C. Brucker, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Tekoa L. King, Pharmacology, Recently Published, Women's Health

    Happy National NP Week

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 14, 2013 5:29:31 PM

    Join us in celebrating all the talented, compassionate, and highly skilled nurse practitioners (NPs) across the country because it's National NP Week!

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    Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, National NP Week, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Nurse Practitioner, nurse practitioners

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Creates RNtoBSN Online Courses & Curriculum

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 29, 2013 12:12:56 PM

    Did you know that we've developed a completely online solution for RN to BSN programs? Our RNtoBSN Online Courses & Curriculum is comprised of 12 instructionally designed online courses aligned to the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education, QSEN, and IOM recommendations. Each course draws content from premier Jones & Bartlett Learning texts as well as additional resources. To learn more about this curriculum, visit

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    Topics: QSEN, ACA, Affordable Care Act, RN to BSN, RNtoBSN, curriculum, Technology

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Launches New Website for Nursing Online Learning Solutions

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 1, 2013 1:50:39 PM

    As one of the fastest growing professions in the U.S., it is an exciting time for nurses. With the historic passing of the Affordable Care Act (ACA) adding more than 32 million previously uninsured patients to the health care system, highly qualified nurses have never been in greater demand.

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    Topics: ACA, Affordable Care Act, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, clinical nurse leader, cnl, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, Magnet Designation, nursing, nursing education, RN to BSN, RNtoBSN, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Technology

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Celebrates National Midwifery Week and the Fundamental Significance of Women’s Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 18, 2012 1:16:08 PM

    Last week, National Midwifery Week celebrated midwives and midwifery practice across the nation. Created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to support and recognize their members, National Midwifery Week seeks to raise public awareness with the theme, “Our Moment of Truth™: A New Understanding of Midwifery Care.”

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    Topics: Award, midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, New Edition, women's health, acnm, Affordable Care Act, american college of nurse-midwives, Cindy Farley, Frances E. Likis, Kerri Durnell Schuiling, National Midwifery Week, Robin G. Jordan, Well-Woman care, midwifery, Women's Health

    Significant Future Growth Expected for Three Nursing Specialties

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 20, 2012 6:07:09 PM

    Are you thinking about exploring a new nursing specialty? Or have your students been asking which specialties to choose in their future careers? According to Scrubs Magazine, three poised for future growth are informatics, telemedicine, and geriatrics. Why are these the ones to watch? Let's take a look at each.


    In today's high-tech hospitals, informatics nurses are indispensable in helping create and analyze software to help make nurses more effective and better trained. A recent article in Scrubs Magazine reported that,

    "If you’re an informatics nurse, you could find yourself on a typical day observing and interviewing other nurses to determine what their needs are and help the computer programs make their lives easier. You would also assist in deciding how computers help the patient to receive better care."

    With technology growing at an unprecedented pace, nurses and students need to understand informatics and its impact on the health care system. Combining the best-selling text, Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge, Second Edition, by Dee McGonigle and Kathleen Mastrian with exciting online learning activities and animations that bring difficult informatics concepts to life, Navigate eFolio: Nursing Informatics and the Foundation of Knowledge is the complete online solution for nursing informatics courses.

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    Topics: informatics, Maryalice Jordan-Marsh, Affordable Care Act, American Nurses Credentialing Center, Dee McGonigle, geriatrics, Health Information Technology for Economic and Cli, HITECH, Kathleen Mastrian, Kristen L. Mauk, navigate, nursing practice, nursing specialty, Scrubs Magazine, telemedicine, nursing practice

    Affordable Care Act: More Care for Women

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 10, 2012 4:22:44 PM

    The recently upheld Affordable Care Act (ACA) marks a monumental shift in heath coverage in the United States. In addition to helping the uninsured and young adults, it requires more coverage for women’s preventative care services. According to Lois Uttley, co-founder of Raising Women’s Voices:

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    Topics: ceu, l-cerp, ACA, Affordable Care Act, baby-friendly, breastfeeding, continuing education unit, lactation, lactation consultant, world health organization, lactation, breastfeeding, wellstart international, Women's Health

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