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    New on CourseSmart: Nursing Ethics, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 12, 2012 12:44:38 PM

    Nursing Ethics: Across the Curriculum and Into Practice, Third Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.

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    Topics: Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, nursing curricula, Ethics, Patricia Benner

    New Review: Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 23, 2012 4:24:14 PM

    The Journal of Nursing Law has reviewed Essentials of Nursing Law and Ethics by Susan J. Westrick and Katherine McCormack Dempski. Here is an excerpt from reviewer Diane K. Kjervik, JD, MSN, RN, FAAN, at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill,

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    Topics: Review, Journal of Nursing Law, Law, nursing ethics, nursing law, Ethics, Katherine McCormack Dempski, Susan J. Westrick

    Author identifies need for mediation in Geriatric Care Management

    Posted by admin on Nov 11, 2011 8:12:48 AM

    Cathy Cress, author of  Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, Third Edition, looks deeper into GCM and the possible need for professional mediation:

    Have you ever thrown up your hands with an aging, dysfunctional family and considered a mediator? Based on Stanford attorney and professional mediator, Dana Cutis’s breakthrough new chapter, “Mediation: The GCM as the Accidental Mediator” in the Handbook of Geriatric Care Management, 3rd edition, there are main factors that can be identified in determining whether a geriatric should to recommend the services of a professional mediator. These factors include: difficulty of the family, degree of emotional conflict, and complexity of the problem. Below are some early indicators that these factors weigh in favor of mediation in the earliest stage of GCM consultation:

    1. Family members are focusing on their own needs to the exclusion of their older family member’s needs, therefore requiring the GCM to be such a strong advocate for the older family member that the GCM cannot facilitate family meetings as a credible accidental mediator.
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    Topics: Author, abuse, elder, elder care, family, Geriatric Care Managers, conflict, Cress, disputes, Ethics, GCM, Geriatric, mediation, Psychiatric

    Review: Health Policy

    Posted by admin on Oct 12, 2011 4:11:09 PM

    Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

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    Topics: health policy, nursing, nursing practice, Review, review, Government, health care, health policy, Law, Nurse Practitioner, Ethics, Health care, management, Policy

    Review: Nursing Ethics

    Posted by admin on Oct 12, 2011 2:47:13 PM

    Case Studies in Nursing Ethics, Fourth Edition

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    Topics: nurse practitioner, nursing, nursing practice, nursing theory, Review, review, Nurse Practitioner, Ethics, ethics, Policy

    Available on CourseSmart: Epidemiology, Pathophysiology, and Nurse Professionals

    Posted by admin on Sep 30, 2011 12:07:28 PM

    Epidemiology for Advanced Nursing Practice
    Dr. Kiran Macha, Adjunct Faculty and Research Coordinator, School of Nursing, Brooks College of Health, University of North Florida, Jacksonville, Florida
    Dr. John P. McDonough
    Print ISBN: 9780763789961  |  Ebook ISBN: 9781449641733

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    Topics: Epidemiology, New Edition, ethical, New Text, nursing, nursing practice, Pathophysiology, Nurse Practitioner, nursing prctice, Ethics, mcdonough, nurse professional, practical approach, story, transformational

    Now on CourseSmart: Health Policy & Nursing Ethics

    Posted by admin on Sep 30, 2011 11:26:33 AM

    Health Policy
    Demetrius J. Porche, Dean and Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing, New Orleans, Louisiana
    Print ISBN: 9780763783136  |  Ebook ISBN: 9781449637583  |  296 pages  |  © 2012

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    Topics: New Edition, health policy, New Text, New text, nursing, nursing theory, health care, health policy, new edition, nursing skills, Ethics, ethics, Health care, Policy

    Nursing Ethics & Informatics Texts: Now on CourseSmart

    Posted by admin on Sep 1, 2011 10:31:21 AM

    Now available on CourseSmart:

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    Topics: Award, informatics, New Edition, New Text, New text, nursing, nursing practice, nursing theory, Grace, honor society, McGonigle, new edition, Nurse Practitioner, OJNI, Online Journal of Nursing Informatics, Penn State, award, Boston College, Ethics, Jesuit, Mastrian, nursing practice, Technology

    A must-Have resource for every new or current Nurse Practitioner (NP)

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 25, 2011 12:10:17 PM

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

    Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition
    Carolyn Buppert, CRNP, JD, Attorney
    ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-9974-8 | Hardcover | 520 pages | © 2012

    Now in its Fourth Edition, best-selling Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide continues to provide a solid foundation for students and practicing nurses to build confident and effective practices. A must-have resource for every new or current Nurse Practitioner (NP), it defines what an NP is and does while explaining the legal scope with specific state and federal regulations.

    Completely updated and revised with crucial state-by-state appendices, Nurse Practitioner’s Business Practice and Legal Guide, Fourth Edition offers expert insights on prescribing, hospital privileges, negligence and malpractice, risk management, health policy, ethics, and measuring NP performance.

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    Topics: nurse practitioner, business plan, Law, Nurse Practitioner, Best practice, best practices, Business plan, Ethics, ethics, law, Malpractice, malpractice, managed care

    A focused & well-organized guide to the fundamentals of Health Policy

    Posted by admin on Mar 16, 2011 12:40:12 PM

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

    Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals

    Demetrius J. Porche, DNS, PhD, APRN, FAANP, FAAN, Dean and Professor, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, School of Nursing

    ISBN-13: 978-0-7637-8313-6 | Paperback | 296 Pages | © 2012

    Health care providers frequently engage in setting policy agenda at the individual, systems, institutional, or public level. Health Policy: Application for Nurses and Other Health Care Professionals provides an overview of the policymaking process within a variety of settings including academia, clinical practice, communities, and various health care systems. By including both policy evaluation and research, the author provides a comprehensive and multi-perspective approach to developing and formulating effective health care policy.

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    Topics: health policy, New Text, New text, Government, government, health care, health policy, Ethics, ethics, Health care

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