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    Review: "one of the finest offerings on stress and stress management"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 26, 2018 3:19:31 PM

    Managing Stress: Principles and Strategies for Health and Well-Being, Ninth Edition by Brian Luke Seaward, already deemed the “authority on stress management” by students and professionals, just received 5 stars from Doody’s Review Service.

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    Topics: Brian Luke Seaward, Health Science

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Receives 8 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 9, 2018 2:29:31 PM

    We're so proud to announce that's we've just won 8 prestigious 2017 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. Representing the very best in nursing publishing and encompassing a diverse range of categories, the 2017 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2016 and August 2017. This year, we earned 5 first place awards, 1 second place award, and 2 third place awards.

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    Topics: nursing

    Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig to Speak at Special Breakfast

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2017 4:13:59 PM

    On December 13, 2017, authors Donna K. Hammaker and Thomas M. Knadig will be conducting a special breakfast talk on health care management and the law. Hammaker and Knadig, who serve on the faculty at Saint Joseph's University in Philadelphia, are co-authors of two Jones & Bartlett Learning texts, including Health Care Management and the Law, Second Edition and Health Care Ethics and the Law.

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    Topics: health care management, health care law

    Announcing a New Partnership with Chegg

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 20, 2017 10:53:56 AM

    Today we're annoucing a new partnership with Chegg, the Smarter Way to Student™, to deliver more affordable rental options for students. Starting next semester, students will be able to access an extended catalog of trusted Jones & Bartlett Learning textbooks via Chegg’s rental platform with significant price savings vs what students would pay for a new textbook.

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    Topics: Higher Education, press release

    Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, 3e Receives 5 Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Nov 3, 2017 3:20:37 PM

    Conceptualizing, designing, and implementing research is a central tenant of Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) programs. Allison J. Terry's Clinical Research for the Doctor of Nursing Practice, Third Edition helps students incorporate this research in order to become agents of change in multiple healthcare settings. 

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing

    Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground, Sixth Edition Receives a 5-Star Review

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 20, 2017 4:44:35 PM

    Addressing the spiritual needs of patients is an essential part of nursing practice. Earlier this year we published a new edition of Mary Elizabeth O’Brien’s highly regarded Spirituality in Nursing: Standing on Holy Ground. Now we're so happy to share that it just received a 5-star review. According to Mary Therese Rinzel, MSN, from Viterbo University, writing for Doody’s Review Service,

    "With its updated and expanded content, this book…continues to offer readers an opportunity to delve into the importance of addressing the spiritual needs of their patients."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, nursing

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Author Featured in ASHA Article on PhD Programs in Communication Sciences

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 6, 2017 12:44:32 PM

    Ronald B. Gillam, co-author of Communication Sciences and Disorders: From Science to Clinical Practice, Third Edition, recently published an article for the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association (ASHA) entitled "ASHA Report: PhD Programs in Communication Sciences and Disorders: Innovative Models and Practices of PhD Education." In the featured piece, Gillam discusses a report from the Academic Affairs Board (AAB) of ASHA following interviews in fall 2016 from "73 of the 76 directors of PhD programs in communication sciences and disorders (CSD) in the United States."

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    Topics: Health, Health Professions

    5 Stars for Umiker's Management Skills for the New Health Care Supervisor, Seventh Edition

    Posted by Sophie Teague on Oct 4, 2017 5:05:00 PM

    Umiker's Management Skills for the New Health Care Supervisor, Seventh Edition by Charles R. McConnell recently received a 5-star review and score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to Cynthia L. Cummings, EdD, RN, CHSE, CNE, from the University of North Florida Brooks College of Health,

    "This is a comprehensive, well-written, and insightful book. The author has done an excellent job enhancing this edition and discussing current applications. All healthcare supervisors should use this book."

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    Topics: Doody's Review Service, Health Administration

    Donna Ignatavicius’s Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum Offers Practical Tools for Instructors and Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Sep 11, 2017 4:45:15 PM

    The concept-based curriculum (CBC) is a hot topic in nursing right now. We are excited to announce the publication of Teaching and Learning in a Concept-Based Curriculum: A How-To Best Practice Approach, a practical text for teaching and evaluating students within a CBC. Written by preeminent nursing education consultant and thought leader in concept-based teaching and learning, Donna Ignatavicius, it meets the urgent need for authoritative resources to assist faculty with CBC development, implementation, and evaluation.

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    Topics: nursing

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Authors to Become 2017 American Academy of Nursing Fellows

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jul 6, 2017 2:26:46 PM

    We’re delighted to announce that several of our authors are part of the prestigious American Academy of Nursing class of 2017 fellows. They include Dorothy Brockopp, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Lynette Hamlin, and Nancy Short.

    This year’s class includes 173 distinguished nurse leaders selected for their “significant contributions to nursing and health care.” The new fellows will be inducted into the Academy at their 2017
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    Topics: Lynette Hamlin, American Academy of Nursing, Awards, Barbara Holmes Gobel, Dorothy Brockopp, Nancy Short, nursing

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