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    Lubkin's Chronic Illness, 10e Addresses Both Physical and Psychosocial

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 6, 2017 4:29:32 PM

    The recently published Lubkin's Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Tenth Edition by Pamala D. Larsen continues to distinguish itself as the only nursing text that systematically addresses not only the physical aspects of chronic illness but also the psychosocial effects on individuals and families.
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    Topics: evidence-based practice, chronic illness

    Technology – A Disruptor and Catalyst for Change

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 6, 2017 5:01:59 AM

    Welcome back guest blogger, Daniel Weberg, co-author of Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions for a new post on technology.

    Although difficult, unraveling the care process across the healthcare system is necessary in order to identify specific areas where technology can enable care for the future and meet the triple aim.  Healthcare systems that scrutinize this process can incorporate technology to decrease cost, improve patient experience, and improve overall population health. To affect change, leaders must be able to lead through ambiguity in order to see the patterns that signal change.  Technology is a disruptor and it can motivate teams to create novel solutions to long held problems like those in the Triple Aim.  The key for any leader is to understand how technology fits in.  It’s seldom the only solution but rather a facilitator and catalyst to systemic change.

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    Topics: evidence-based innovation, Kathy Malloch, Daniel Weberg, evidence-based practice, healthcare innovation, nursing, nursing leadership, Sandra Davidson, Tim Porter-O'Grady, Leadership

    Techno-awesome

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 2, 2016 11:08:12 AM

    Please welcome guest blogger, Daniel Weberg, co-author of Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions for an informative post on technology.

    Emerging technologies are rapidly changing how nursing care is delivered by enhancing the tools for patient assessment, enabling care anywhere, delivering instant information for evidence-based care interventions, and the improving efficiency and quality of care delivery.  Remote monitoring, virtual wound care, and high definition video allow nurses to assess patients away from the bedside.  Care is being delivered anywhere through the use of social networks and virtual wound care tools.  Information is delivered instantly to care providers through mobile devices, data dashboards, and virtual learning systems.  Finally, patient care has become more efficient through the linkage of Real Time Location Systems connecting patient, equipment, and nurses together for coordinated efforts.  Technology is enabling care in ways that the profession may not be prepared to handle.

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    Topics: evidence-based innovation, Kathy Malloch, Daniel Weberg, evidence-based practice, healthcare innovation, nursing, nursing leadership, Sandra Davidson, Tim Porter-O'Grady, Leadership

    Review: Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions "would be a great addition to the library of any healthcare leader"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 12, 2016 3:46:51 PM

    Our recently published Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions by Sandra Davidson, Daniel Weberg, Tim Porter-O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch is already garnering great reviews. According to Michalene A. King, PhD, RN, CNE, from Robert Morris University, writing for Doody's Review Service, it is,

    "…the first book of its kind that I have seen. It covers important information about EBP and leadership [and] would be a great addition to the library of any healthcare leader."

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    Topics: evidence-based innovation, Kathy Malloch, Daniel Weberg, evidence-based practice, healthcare innovation, nursing, nursing leadership, Review, Sandra Davidson, Tim Porter-O'Grady, Leadership

    Just Published: Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 3, 2016 1:44:50 PM

    Have you been looking for a text to educate the next generation of healthcare innovation leaders? We just published the eagerly-awaited Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions by Sandra Davidson, Daniel Weberg, Tim Porter-O'Grady, and Kathy Malloch.

    Written by healthcare leaders for current and future innovation leaders, it addresses the current and emerging issues facing healthcare leaders and practitioners who lead evidence-based innovation. A truly unique text, Leadership for Evidence-Based Innovation in Nursing and Health Professions systematically addresses innovation and evidence from the perspectives of both a leader and a practitioner within the context of health care.

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    Topics: evidence-based innovation, Kathy Malloch, Daniel Weberg, evidence-based practice, healthcare innovation, New Text, nursing, nursing leadership, Sandra Davidson, Tim Porter-O'Grady, Leadership, Recently Published

    New Edition: Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 19, 2015 4:47:40 PM

    Would you like a reality-based approach to research? Check out the just published Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice, Second Edition by Ruth M. Tappen. This graduate-level text teaches students how to prepare research proposals and carry out research studies using a practical approach.

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    Topics: New Edition, evidence-based practice, nursing, nursing research, ruth m. tappen

    Navigate 2 Pilots Rate Favorably With Nursing Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 14, 2015 1:06:12 PM

    In winter 2015, we conducted two pilot studies with nursing students at two different universities. During the pilots, students used Navigate 2 Advantage Access, which included a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, and learning analytics reporting tools. The pilot studies featured:

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    Topics: evidence-based practice for nurses, evidence-based practice, Gerontological Nursing, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Geriatric

    New Edition: Evidence-Based Teaching in Nursing: A Foundation for Educators

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 16, 2014 1:37:01 PM

    Today’s healthcare environment demands that practice be based on evidence. As a result, teaching current, evidence-based nursing concepts has become a necessity for nurse educators. That's why we've just published the completely updated and revised Evidence-Based Teaching in Nursing: A Foundation for Educators, Second Edition by Sharon Cannon and Carol Boswell.

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    Topics: New Edition, evidence-based practice, nursing education, nursing education, Carol Boswell, Sharon Cannon

    Recently Published: Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Third Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 19, 2014 11:19:52 AM

    Do you want a fresh approach to teaching nursing research using evidence-based practice? Check out the recently published Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses: Appraisal and Application of Research, Third Edition by Nola A. Schmidt and Janet M. Brown. What's more, each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools.

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    Topics: New Edition, evidence-based practice, Janet M. Brown, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Nola A. Schmidt, nursing research

    Digital Course Tools and eBook Now Available for Nursing Research with Navigate eFolio

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 25, 2014 3:20:11 PM

    Are you looking to enhance the teaching and learning experience in nursing research courses? We've just released Navigate eFolio: Nursing Research: Reading, Using, and Creating Evidence, Third Edition, a comprehensive digital learning solution that combines dynamic and interactive learning activities with course management tools and an interactive eBook.

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    Topics: evidence-based practice, navigate, nursing, nursing research, eFolio, Technology

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