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    New Edition of Synergy for Clinical Excellence Applies the AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Aug 24, 2016 4:17:23 PM

    According to the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), "synergy results when the needs and characteristics of a patient, clinical unit, or system are matched with a nurse's competencies." Based on a decade of work by the AACN, the just published Synergy for Clinical Excellence: The AACN Synergy Model for Patient Care, Second Edition by Sonya R. Hardin and Roberta Kaplow encompasses the history and development of the nurse and patient characteristics inherent in the Synergy Model.

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    Topics: New Edition, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, nursing, nursing practice, Roberta Kaplow, Sonya R. Hardin, Consensus Model for Advanced Practice Nursing, Synergy Model

    5-Star Review: "an excellent reference for anyone caring for cardiac surgery patients"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 16, 2015 3:04:15 PM

    The rave reviews are already coming in for Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition by Sonya R. Hardin and Roberta Kaplow. Doody's Review Service just gave it 5 stars and perfect score of 100.

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    Topics: American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, cardiac, Cardiac Surgery Certification, critical care nurse, critical care nursing, Doody's Review Service, nursing, Review, Roberta Kaplow, Sonya R. Hardin

    New Edition: Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 4, 2015 2:21:53 PM

    The just published Cardiac Surgery Essentials for Critical Care Nursing, Second Edition by Sonya R. Hardin and Roberta Kaplow is an indispensable reference for new and experienced nurses caring for patients in intensive care units immediately following cardiac surgery. Completely updated and revised, it addresses significant changes in cardiac surgery, the nursing responsibilities necessary to meet the needs of acutely ill patients, and strategies to optimize patient outcomes in this dynamic field.

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    Topics: New Edition, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, cardiac, Cardiac Surgery Certification, critical care nurse, critical care nursing, Navigate, nursing, Roberta Kaplow, Sonya R. Hardin, Navigate 2 Preferred Access

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