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    5-Star Review for Clinical Nursing Calculations

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 12, 2016 2:20:54 PM

    The math is in, and Clinical Nursing Calculations by Susan Sienkiewicz and Jennifer F. Palmunen just earned a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, from the University of Arkansas, writing for Doody's Review Service, raves that it is,

    “…an excellent book that I would recommend to undergraduate students [and] to nurses in a hospital, clinic, or other healthcare setting, who should have it available as a reference.”

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    Topics: CASE approach, Clinical Nursing Calculations, Doody's Review Service, dosage calculation, Jennifer F. Palmunen, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Review, Susan Sienkiewicz

    New Edition: Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 15, 2015 4:31:22 PM

    Changes in health care resulting from the Affordable Care Act, the Institute of Medicine's Future of Nursing report, and other challenges require nurses to embrace and advance their knowledge through evidence based-practice. The recently published Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice, Fourth Edition by Carol Boswell and Sharon Cannon is a distinct integration of evidence-based practice and research. It focuses on how nurses can incorporate research into their daily practice to provide high-quality health care.

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    Topics: New Edition, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Institute of Medicine, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, nursing research, Future of Nursing report, Carol Boswell, Sharon Cannon

    New Edition: Pharmacology for Women’s Health

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2015 2:51:02 PM

    Have you been looking for a trusted resource that addresses pharmacology as it specifically relates to women's health? We just published the eagerly-awaited Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King.

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    Topics: New Edition, women's health, ACA, Affordable Care Act, Mary C. Brucker, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Tekoa L. King, Pharmacology, Recently Published, Women's Health

    Now Available: Clinical Nursing Calculations

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 21, 2015 2:29:35 PM

    Are you looking for an innovative way to teach dosage calculation to nursing students? The recently published Clinical Nursing Calculations by Susan Sienkiewicz and Jennifer F. Palmunen is just what you need. Using the CASE approach, a step-by-step method for performing dosage calculations, it features all three methods for calculation side-by-side, making it tremendously helpful for students who struggle with math or need a refresher.

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    Topics: CASE approach, Clinical Nursing Calculations, dosage calculation, Jennifer F. Palmunen, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Susan Sienkiewicz, Recently Published

    New Review: Pharmacology for Nurses

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 5, 2015 4:28:50 PM

    We just received a new review for our ground-breaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith. According to Carol Agana, MNSc, CNP, APRN, University of Arkansas, for Doody's Review Service, the book,

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    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Doody's Review Service, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing, Pharmacology

    New Review for Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 1, 2015 11:11:13 AM

    Great news to share-- we've just received a new review for Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Professionals, Second Edition by Donna M. Nickitas, Donna J. Middaugh, and Nancy Aries. According to Carole Ann Kenner, PhD, RN, FAAN, The College of New Jersey, for Doody's Review Service, the new edition,

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    Topics: health policy, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Review, Donna M. Nickitas, Nancy Aries, Donna J. Middaugh, Policy and Politics for Nurses and Other Health Pr

    New Review: Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fourth Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 29, 2015 10:34:08 AM

    Earlier this year, we published Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fourth Edition by Mary de Chesnay and Barbara A. Anderson, an essential resource that explores vulnerability from the perspective of individuals, groups, communities, and populations.

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, health policy, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Review, health policy, Caring for the Vulnerable, community health nursing, Mary de Chesnay, public health nursing

    Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses Brings Pharmacology to Life with Interactive Animations

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2015 12:05:31 PM

    Did you know that our groundbreaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith offers Navigate 2 Advantage Access? Included with each new print copy or available as digital-only access, it unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. What's more, Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses features more than 20 interactive animations. They include:

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    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing, Pharmacology

    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: Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 13, 2015 5:27:38 PM

    The recently published Caring for the Vulnerable: Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fourth Edition Includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access by Mary de Chesnay explores vulnerability from the perspective of individuals, groups, communities, and populations. Written by nurses for nurses, it integrates the theoretical with the practical to help students and professionals care for vulnerable populations, develop programs that make an impact in serving this community, and influence health policy.

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    Topics: New Edition, dnp, doctor of nursing practice, health policy, Navigate, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, nursing, health policy, Caring for the Vulnerable, community health nursing, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), Mary de Chesnay, public health nursing, Recently Published

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