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    Butts and Rich's Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition Provides an Essential Roadmap

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 4, 2017 3:34:05 PM

    Graduate nursing students and advanced practice nurses need a broad foundation in order to understand and apply theory in practice. The recently published Philosophies and Theories for Advanced Nursing Practice, Third Edition by Janie B. Butts and Karen L. Rich gives students a thorough understanding of theory structure, how to evaluate theories, and how to put theories into practice on the job. Appropriate for both introductory and advanced degrees of knowledge, it also covers a wide variety of interdisciplinary theories due to the growing emphasis on collaborative, interdisciplinary care.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, New Edition, Janie B. Butts, Karen L. Rich, nursing, nursing theory, Advanced Practice

    Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists, Third Edition Earns 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 19, 2016 3:18:46 PM

    Terrific news-- Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning, Third Edition by Kathleen Sitzman and Lisa Wright Eichelberger just received a 5-star review. According to Silvana F. Richardson, PhD, RN, from Viterbo University, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    "With its revisions, updates, and expanded content, [it] offers beginning nursing students a creative approach to understanding the relevance of nursing theory in the development and continual evolution of nursing practice."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger, nursing, nursing theory, Review

    New Edition: Understanding the Work of Nursing Theorists

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 18, 2015 12:41:01 PM

    Nursing theory is often intimidating for students, especially when most textbooks are unnecessarily complex. That's what makes the recently published Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning, Third Edition by Kathleen Sitzman and Lisa Wright Eichelberger so essential. By offering a new and more accessible approach, it encourages students to think and learn creatively by presenting the often difficult concepts of nursing theory through the use of art.

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    Topics: New Edition, Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger, nursing, nursing theory, Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists

    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

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

    Research Shows that Navigate Scenario: LearnScapes for Nursing Research Helps Students Understand the Role Nursing Research Plays in Hospitals

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 16, 2014 11:14:22 AM

    Last fall, we conducted a study on Navigate Scenario: LearnScapes for Nursing Research with more than 100 students across five institutions. Participating students used the LearnScapes over the course of a semester and shared their experiences with us.

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    Topics: LearnScapes for Nursing Research, evidence-based practice, navigate, Navigate Scenario, nursing theory

    New on CourseSmart: Introduction to Nursing Research, Third Edition

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 3, 2013 4:51:08 PM

    Introduction to Nursing Research: Incorporating Evidence-Based Practice, Third Edition by Carol Boswell and Sharon Cannon is now available as a CourseSmart eBook.

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    Topics: nursing theory, Carol Boswell, Introduction to Nursing Research, Sharon Cannon

    A Creative Approach to Nursing Theory

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 3, 2012 10:48:03 AM

    Understanding the Work of Nurse Theorists: A Creative Beginning, Second Edition by Kathleen Sitzman and Lisa Wright Eichelberger presents the difficult concepts of nursing theory through the use of art, allowing students become more engaged and active learners. Designed for BSN-level courses, this text presents definitions and basic concepts along with a brief overview of a selection of common nursing theories.

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    Topics: Kathleen Sitzman, Lisa Wright Eichelberger, nursing theory, BSN course, Imogene King, Patricia Benner, Rosemarie Parse

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Nursing Practice on CourseSmart

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Feb 14, 2012 10:15:09 AM

    Philosophical and Theoretical Perspectives for Advanced Practice Nursing, Fifth Edition by William K. Cody is now available on CourseSmart as an eBook.

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, dnp, evidence-based practice, nursing, nursing theory, Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP)

    Browse Our Entire List of Nursing Titles by Subject Area

    Posted by admin on Dec 3, 2011 10:31:13 AM

    Did you know that you can browse all Nursing titles available from Jones & Bartlett Learning by subject? Choose your subject area below and go directly to the titles we offer in that area!

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    Topics: advanced practice nursing, nursing, nursing theory, leadership, breastfeeding, Management, Recently Published

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