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    4 Reasons Why Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition Is Essential

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 21, 2017 11:14:12 AM

    Placing an emphasis on respecting the normalcy of female physiology is crucial for women’s healthcare providers. That’s what makes Women’s Gynecologic Health, Third Edition by Kerri Durnell Schuiling and Frances E. Likis such a trusted reference. It presents women’s gynecologic health from a woman-centered and holistic viewpoint.

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    Topics: midwifery, Women's Health

    Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition Arrives

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 1, 2017 4:57:56 PM

    The wait is over for the highly anticipated Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition by Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. We debuted it at the recent American College of Nurse-Midwives Annual Meeting in Chicago, IL.

    According to Kate Woeber, CNM, MPH, Clinical Instructor, Emory University,

    “Written and reviewed by experts in the fields of midwifery and women’s health, this resource provides a comprehensive review that students will find invaluable as they prepare for the certification exam. Students using this resource will gain a boost in knowledge and confidence, and program faculty will want to recommend this resource that is well-aligned with the standards and competencies necessary for professional practice.”

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    Topics: midwifery, New Edition, acnm, american college of nurse-midwives, Beth M. Kelsey, Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, nursing, whnp, women's health nurse practitioner, midwifery, National Association of Nurse Practitioners in Wom, NPWH, Women's Health

    International Day of the Midwife Celebrates Partnerships

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 5, 2017 10:50:30 AM

    Please join us in honoring some of our favorite people-- midwives! Today is the International Day of the Midwife (IDM), a celebration of the valuable work that midwives do worldwide. Established by the International Confederation of Midwives (ICM) in 1992, this year's theme is  "Midwives, Mothers and Families: Partners for Life!"

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    Topics: midwifery, nursing, midwifery, ICM, IDM, International Confederation of Midwives, International Day of the Midwife, midwife, Women's Health

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Announces New Partnership with ACNM

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 27, 2017 11:13:27 AM

    We're so proud to announce our new partnership with the American College of Nurse-Midwives (ACNM) to publish Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide, Fourth Edition by Beth M. Kelsey and Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos. The reference, due out in May 2017, is a comprehensive review designed to help student midwives and women’s health nurse practitioners prepare for certification exams.

    Read the press release now.

    “We are excited to enter into this partnership with ACNM to create a product that will benefit the midwifery community and help students take that next step in their careers.” - Teresa Reilly, Acquisitions Editor, Jones & Bartlett Learning

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    Topics: midwifery, acnm, american college of nurse-midwives, Beth M. Kelsey, Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, nursing, whnp, women's health nurse practitioner, midwifery, Women's Health

    Review: Care of the Well Newborn "is a very useful reference"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 13, 2017 3:42:31 PM

    As the first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L Gardner focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life. In a new review, Sherita K. Etheridge, MSN, from the University of Alabama at Birmingham, writing for Doody's Review Service calls it,

    "...a very useful reference specific to newborns. It offers more detailed information for this population than most maternal-child books."

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    Topics: midwifery, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, B.J. Snell, Helen Varney Burst, Sandra L Gardner, well newborn, Women's Health

    Announcing Care of the Well Newborn

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 20, 2016 3:55:23 PM

    Out of the nearly 4 million babies born each year, the majority are well newborns. Yet, most texts do not concentrate on them. The just published Care of the Well Newborn by B.J. Snell and Sandra L. Gardner is a unique text that focuses on care of the term newborn for the first month of life.

    Written by distinguished experts in the field, it teaches students and professionals how and what to assess in the care of the nonverbal newborn, while also providing criteria for recognizing deviations from normal and strategies for managing complications that arise. The first text of its kind, Care of the Well Newborn provides easily accessible information on evidence-based neonatal care that follows current guidelines, standards, and recommendations.

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    Topics: midwifery, New Text, nursing, B.J. Snell, Helen Varney Burst, Sandra L Gardner, well newborn, Women's Health

    Announcing Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 25, 2016 4:16:59 PM

    Midwives and women's healthcare providers need easy access to valuable clinical information in order to deliver the best care. That's why we've just published Clinical Practice Guidelines for Midwifery & Women's Health, Fifth Edition by Nell L. Tharpe, Cindy L. Farley, and Robin G. Jordan. Completely updated and revised to reflect the changing clinical environment, it offers current evidence-based practice, updated approaches, and opportunities for midwifery leadership in every practice setting. Also included are integrative, alternative, and complementary therapies.

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    Topics: midwifery, Nell L. Tharpe, New Edition, women's health, Navigate, nursing, Robin G. Jordan, midwifery, Cindy L. Farley, Women's Health

    Review: Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition is "an ideal textbook"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 15, 2016 4:17:49 PM

    In a recently published review, the Midwest Book Review called Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King "impressively well-organized and presented."

    Read more excerpts from the review:

    "...an ideal textbook for Medical Studies and Nurse Practitioner academic curricula, as well as Women's Health Issues supplemental studies reading lists. No medical school or university library Health/Medicine reference collection can be considered complete or up-to-date without the inclusion of [this text]."

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    Topics: Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King, Midwest Book Review, midwifery, Navigate, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Review, Pharmacology, Women's Health

    New Edition: Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner Certification Review Guide

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 29, 2014 3:34:53 PM

    Are you or your students preparing for the midwifery or women's health nurse practitioner certification exams? We just published exactly what you need.

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    Topics: midwifery, New Edition, Beth M. Kelsey, Jamille Nagtalon-Ramos, navigate, whnp, midwifery certification, women's health nurse practitioner certification, Midwifery & Women's Health Nurse Practitioner, Women's Health

    August is Midwifery Advocacy Month

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 4, 2014 2:54:35 PM

    Did you know that August is Midwifery Advocacy Month? Now is your opportunity to raise awareness for the importance of Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) not only in improving maternity outcomes but also in advancing legislation across the nation.

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    Topics: midwifery, acnm, american college of nurse-midwives, certified nurse midwife, Midwifery Advocacy Month, CNM

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