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    New Review Deems Susan B. Bastable’s Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition “an excellent teaching resource for nurses at all levels”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 6, 2016 2:39:00 PM

    Nurses are increasingly taking on a larger role in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Susan B. Bastable's recently published Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition focuses on the basic principles of teaching and learning by emphasizing the professional nurse’s role in educating patients and families effectively and efficiently in various healthcare settings. In a new 4-star review, Patricia Sciscione , BSN, MSN, PhD, RN, from Monmouth University School of Nursing and Health Studies, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    “…an excellent teaching resource for nurses at all levels of practice in all types of healthcare settings. [It] provides all the essential information to confidently and competently develop this education.”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Navigate, nursing, patient education, Review, Susan B. Bastable

    Review: Pediatric Primary Care, Third Edition is "a wonderful resource for advanced practice nurses"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2016 4:01:17 PM

    Outstanding news to share-- Pediatric Primary Care: Practice Guidelines for Nurses, Third Edition by Beth Richardson just received a 4 star review. Writing for Doody's Review Service, Jessica S. Bahorski, MSN, RN, PPCNP-BC, from Florida State University College of Medicine calls it,

    “…a wonderful resource for advanced practice nurses or other healthcare providers working in this setting. The outline format provides quick and easy access to the information.”

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, Pediatric Nursing, Beth Richardson, pediatric primary care

    5-Star Review for Butts and Rich's Nursing Ethics, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 5, 2016 3:39:36 PM

    Ethics are, without question, an essential component of nursing practice. For instance, the American Nurses Association deemed 2015 as the “Year of Ethics.” In addition, Gallop continually finds that the public sees nursing as the most honest and ethical profession.

    Now our highly regarded Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Fourth Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich has received a 5-star review. Debra Gorman-Badar, BS, MA, from Saint Louis University, writing for Doody's Review Service, assesses that it,

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    Topics: American Nurses Association, ANA, Doody's Review Service, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, nursing, Review, nursing ethics, Ethics

    Review: Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition is "a well-rounded view of the subject"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 19, 2016 10:32:09 AM

    Role development is such an important component to a successful nursing career, one that includes a strong foundation in teamwork and collaboration, communication, leadership, quality improvement, and safety. In a recent 4-star review of Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition by Kathleen Masters, Beth A. Ammerman, MSN, BSN, from Linden Family Medicine, writing for Doody's Review Service, deems it,

    "…a well-rounded view of the subject. This is a solid tool for beginning students in nursing. This update, which incorporates nursing core competencies, critical thinking, and case studies, is justified."

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    Topics: QSEN, Doody's Review Service, Kathleen Masters, Navigate, nursing, nursing practice, Review, NOF, Role Development in Professional Nursing Practice

    New Review: Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Sixth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 5, 2016 3:57:59 PM

    Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide: Primary Care, Sixth Edition by JoAnne Silbert-Flagg and Elizabeth D. Sloand was recently reviewed by Doody's Review Service. Tedra S. Smith, DNP. MSN, CRNP, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service, says that it is,

    “…recommended as a review for pediatric primary care nurse practitioner certification exams. [It] gives learners an opportunity to critically review the material then immediately test their knowledge.”

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    Topics: New Edition, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Doody's Review Service, Navigate, nursing, Review, Elizabeth D. Sloand, JoAnne Silbert-Flagg, Nurse Practitioner, pediatric nurse practitioner, Pediatric Nursing Certification Board, PNCB, pnp

    Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession, Third Edition Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 1, 2016 11:13:32 AM

    Advanced Practice Nursing: Essential Knowledge for the Profession, Third Edition by Susan M. DeNisco and Anne M. Barker just earned top marks with a 5-star review and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service, says that,

    "This is a well-organized and evidence-based contribution to nursing scholarship. It investigates a variety of current healthcare issues that are of primary concern globally to all professional advanced practice nurses."

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, Anne M. Barker, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, Susan M. DeNisco, Advanced Practice

    5-Star Review for Chism's The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 11, 2016 4:53:36 PM

    Lisa Astalos Chism's The Doctor of Nursing Practice: A Guidebook for Role Development and Professional Issues, Third Edition just earned top marks with a perfect score of 100 and a five-star review. Kathleen M. Woodruff, DNP, RN, ANP-BC, from Johns Hopkins University School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service, raves that,

    "This is a well-written book that addresses current issues in our healthcare system [and] explores the evolution of DNP education and the progression of roles where DNP graduates are achieving success."

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    Topics: Lisa Astalos Chism, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, Doody's Review Service, Review, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Review: 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook "should be in every oncology floor's medication room"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 26, 2016 4:54:32 PM

    The good reviews have already started for 2016 Oncology Nursing Drug Handbook by Gail M. Wilkes and Margaret Barton-Burke. According to Melissa Mason, BSN, RN, CPN, CPHON, from the University of New Mexico Hospital, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This is an essential part of any oncology nurse's library and should be in every oncology floor's medication room."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Gail M. Wilkes, Margaret Barton-Burke, nursing, oncology, oncology nursing, oncology, oncology nurse, oncology nursing drug handbook, Pharmacology

    New Review: Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 22, 2016 1:54:38 PM

    The recently published Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Fourth Edition by Cathy Jo Cress just earned a four-star review. According to Carolyn N. Martin, BS, LNHA, from MU Sinclair School of Nursing, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "This handbook is a collection of significant topics, problems, and solutions…to support care managers in achieving the goal of holistic care for the older population."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Review, Cathy Jo Cress, Geriatric Care Managers, Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Geriatric, geriatric care manager

    Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists, Third Edition Earns 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 19, 2016 3:18:46 PM

    Terrific news-- Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning, Third Edition by Kathleen Sitzman and Lisa Wright Eichelberger just received a 5-star review. According to Silvana F. Richardson, PhD, RN, from Viterbo University, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "With its revisions, updates, and expanded content, [it] offers beginning nursing students a creative approach to understanding the relevance of nursing theory in the development and continual evolution of nursing practice."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger, nursing, nursing theory, Review

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