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.
Have you been looking for a text focused solely on nurse practitioner (NP) roles, but haven't been able to find one? We just published it! Role Development for the Nurse Practitioner by Julie G. Stewart and Susan M. DeNisco shows students, practitioners, and administrators everything they need to know about creating an empowering work environment, role satisfaction, and opportunities for improved outcomes.
We're kicking off the summer with our just published 2014 Nurse's Drug Handbook. Updated annually, it is the most up-to-date, practical, and easy-to-use nursing drug reference. With accurate, timely facts on hundreds of drugs from abatacept to zonisamide, it offers a no-nonsense writing style with concise, consistently formatted drug entries organized alphabetically.
Are you looking for an instructionally designed online nursing informatics course formulated around the AACN Essentials of Baccalaureate Education for Professional Nursing Practice? You need to check out Navigate Nursing Informatics!
An essential text for faculty and students, recently published The Nurse Educator's Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, Third Edition by Mary E. McDonald addresses the assessment of critical thinking, the development of learning objectives, and the creation of tests. Also covered is the analysis of test reliability. The new edition uses examples of effective and ineffective test items throughout to help faculty and nurse educators deepen their understanding of how to create effective tests and assess student learning.
Jones & Bartlett Learning recently published Pocket Guide for Lactation Management, Second Edition by Karin Cadwell and Cindy Turner-Maffei. This new edition is the perfect resource for the variety of situations commonly encountered by those working with lactating and breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Conveniently organized by the issue that the healthcare provider will meet, it helps caregivers quickly resolve key challenges, such as babies who aren’t gaining weight fast enough, mothers with sore nipples, and basic sucking problems. Quick reference charts, algorithms, and diagrams assist the caregiver in quickly determining whether they have assessed the situation correctly.
Case managers, this is your week. Celebrated from October 14-20, 2012, National Case Management Week recognizes the important role case management plays in promoting high-quality health care in a variety of environments. This year’s theme is “Patient-Oriented, Outcome-Driven.” According to the Case Management Society of America (CMSA),
Do you teach risk management courses? We just published a new edition of Risk Management in Health Care Institutions: Limiting Liability and Enhancing Care by Florence Kavaler and Raymond S. Alexander.