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    New Text Seeks to Help Establish Research-Friendly Hospital Environments

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 27, 2018 4:57:04 PM

    Over the past several years, the Magnet Recognition Program® has greatly influenced hospital-based nursing. As a result, the need to educate clinical nurses on how to conduct research is now more important than ever. The just published Establishing a Research-Friendly Environment: A Hospital-Based Approach by Dorothy Y. Brockopp, Karen S. Hill, Andrew A. Bugajski, and Alexander J. Lengerich is a key resource for helping clinical nurses conduct or participate in research that leads to better health care in hospitals.

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    Topics: nursing research, Magnet

    New Edition of Sarah Jo Brown's Authoritative Resource for Evidence-Based Research in Nursing

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 24, 2016 4:21:28 PM

    In order to succeed as professional nurses, students need to know how clinical knowledge is produced and how to use this knowledge in everyday practice. Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research–Practice Connection, Fourth Edition by Sarah Jo Brown introduces students to research methods and evidence-based practice.

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    Topics: EBP, evidence based practice, Navigate, New Edition, nursing, nursing research, Sarah Jo Brown

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

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

    New Nursing Program Seeks to Improve Health Policy

    Posted by jessicaf on Jul 28, 2015 10:53:14 AM

    Health care policy is a hot topic in politics right now, and it is crucial that nurses join the conversation. In a recent article, Advance Healthcare Network for Nurses argues that “all too often, the body of people making decisions and planning societal changes lacks a clinical healthcare background.” However, one university has created a program to help change that.

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    Topics: Government, Health care, health policy, Health Policy and Politics, Jeri A. Milstead, Leadership, nursing, nursing research, The University of New Mexico College of Nursing, Webinar

    5-Star Review: Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 22, 2014 4:33:24 PM

    Excellent news to share-- Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition by Kathleen Masters just received a perfect score of 100 and 5 stars from Doody's Review Service. According to reviewer, Patricia E. Zander, MSN, PhD, RN, from Viterbo University, it "provides a wealth of information, but does not overwhelm readers new to theoretical thinking."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Kathleen Masters, nursing research, Nursing Theories, nursing theory, Review

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

    Just Published: Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 14, 2014 4:33:16 PM

    Theoretical content can be difficult to understand. Our recently published Nursing Theories: A Framework for Professional Practice, Second Edition by Kathleen Masters approaches theory in language that's familiar to students and practicing nurses while focusing on how to apply nursing practice in the context of the nursing process.

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    Topics: Kathleen Masters, New Edition, nursing research, nursing theory

    New Edition: Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 26, 2014 2:59:33 PM

    Are you looking for an applied statistics textbook written especially for nurses? Check out the just published Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach, Second Edition by Elizabeth Heavey.

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    Topics: Elizabeth Heavey, Gordan Pask Conversation Theory, New Edition, nursing, nursing research, Recently Published, statistics

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

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