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    Rave Review for Communication for Nurses: Talking with Patients, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 7, 2014 11:22:56 AM

    Terrific news-- Communication for Nurses: Talking with Patients, Third Edition by Lisa Kennedy Sheldon and Janice Foust earned 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. Reviewer, Debra E. Stieve, DNP, MSN, RN, from the Michigan State University College of Nursing, writes that it has a "refreshing style that provides a bridge from content to practice."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Janice Foust, Lisa Kennedy Sheldon, nursing, nursing communication, Review, Assessment

    Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Second Edition Receives 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 24, 2014 5:32:27 PM

    Great news to share-- Advanced Health Assessment and Diagnostic Reasoning, Second Edition by Jacqueline Rhoads and Sandra Wiggins Petersen just earned 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, it is "a wonderful resource in the area of physical history/examination and diagnostic reasoning."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Jacqueline Rhoads, Review, Sandra Wiggins Petersen, Assessment

    November 2011: Author celebrates National Caregiver's Month

    Posted by admin on Nov 14, 2011 8:31:37 AM

    The following blog post is from Cathy Cress, author of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management:

    November is National Caregiver’s Month. This is an opportunity for Geriatric Care Managers (GCMs) to celebrate and call attention to the plight of family caregivers. In the third edition of Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, I have added a chapter, “Assessing and supporting the Family Caregiver” (Ch.9). This new chapter highlights GCM’s important role in building this desperately needed platform for drowning family caregivers. Why are they drowning?

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    Topics: Author, caregivers, family, handbook, national caregiver's month, Nurse Practitioner, Assessment, care-giving, Cress, GCM, Geriatric, Health care, management, UK, United Kingdom, United States

    A New Text that Brings Psychiatric Nursing Skills into Clinical Practice!

    Posted by admin on Apr 8, 2011 12:59:57 PM

    Jones & Bartlett Learning is pleased to announce the recent publication of:

    Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills

    Sudha C. Patel, RN, BSN, MN, MA, DNS, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    Kim A. Jakopac, RN, ASN, BSN, MSN, University of Louisiana at Lafayette
    ISBN-13: 978-1-4496-1356-3 | Paperback | 544 Pages | © 2012

    Manual of Psychiatric Nursing Skills guides nursing students and practicing nurses towards enhancing fundamental psychiatric nursing skills competency in specific assessment and interventions for the selected psychiatric disorders. A nursing skill book in a manual format, this text is handy at the clinical site and encourages readers to translate their theoretical knowledge and psychiatric nursing skills into clinical practice.

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    Topics: New Text, New text, Medication, medication, nursing skills, Assessment, assessment, Psychiatric, psychiatric

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