Jones & Bartlett Learning Nursing Blog

    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

    New Edition of Carol Holtz’s Global Health Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 23, 2016 5:45:41 PM

    In today's connected world, it's essential for nursing students to have a firm grasp on global health issues and policies. Our just published Global Health Care: Issues and Policies, Third Edition by Carol Holtz addresses international health and health care at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Written by academic authors, scientists, and health practitioners, it outlines health policy issues from various geographic regions while also explaining the impact that world events have on them.

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    Topics: New Edition, Global health, health policy, Navigate, nursing, health policy, Carol Holtz

    Just Published: Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 19, 2016 2:05:55 PM

    According to the American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP), family nurse practitioners (FNP) make up more than 50% of all nurse practitioners in the U.S. As a result, high-quality certification review resources have never been more important. That's why we just published Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review by Julie G. Stewart and Nancy Dennert.

    Family Nurse Practitioner Certification Review is an ideal study guide for new and recertifying nurses preparing to take the FNP certification exam administered by the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) and the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Certification Program (AANPCP). Written by nurse practitioners, it offers up-to-date questions and answer rationales specific to FNP certification that reflect the most current guidelines.

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    Topics: AANP, American Association of Nurse Practitioners, American Nurses Credentialing Center, ANCC, Navigate, New Text, nursing, American Academy of Nurse Practitioners, Family NuJulie G. Stewart, Nancy Dennert, Nurse Practitioner, AANPCP, family nurse practitioner, fnp

    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 Edition of Susan B. Bastable's Essentials of Patient Education

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 12, 2016 3:06:40 PM

    In today's healthcare environment, nurses need to be prepared for their increasing role in patient teaching, health education, and health promotion. Essentials of Patient Education, Second Edition by Susan B. Bastable 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.

    The Second Edition explores new topics of motor learning, gender differences in the brain, the ethics of patient education, and the nurse's legal role as mandated by state practice. It also features completely revised chapter content and updated references, providing evidence from research and theoretical foundations to substantiate content throughout the text.

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    Topics: New Edition, Navigate, nursing, patient education, Susan B. Bastable

    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

    Linda J. Smith's Classic Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review Returns with a New Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 16, 2016 12:12:32 PM

    Studying for the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners (IBLCE) certification examination just got easier with the recently published Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review, Fourth Edition by Linda J. Smith.

    Comprehensive Lactation Consultant Exam Review, Fourth Edition is an ideal reference for beginning lactation consultants and those re-certifying, as well as dietitians, childbirth educators, nurses, and breastfeeding counselors. Organized around the mother-baby dyad’s development, it poses questions unique to each particular stage.

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    Topics: New Edition, breastfeeding, IBCLC, IBLCE, lactation consultant, Linda J. Smith, Navigate, nursing, breastfeeding

    New Edition: Essentials of Perioperative Nursing

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Mar 7, 2016 1:52:36 PM

    The wait is over-- Essentials of Perioperative Nursing, Sixth Edition by Terri Goodman and Cynthia Spry is here. An essential reference for new perioperative nurses as well as experienced nurses who need a refresher, it addresses the basics associated with navigating the perioperative environment rather than a procedure-oriented approach. Ideal for nurses, students, and perioperative nursing staff, it is also a helpful study guide for CNOR certification.

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    Topics: New Edition, Navigate, nursing, Cynthia Spry, AORN, cnor certification, Nurse Anesthetist, perioperative nurses, perioperative nursing, periOperative Registered Nurses, Terri Goodman

    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

    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."

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    "...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

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