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    Review: Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition is "an ideal textbook"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 15, 2016 4:17:24 PM

    In a recently published review, the Midwest Book Review called Pharmacology for Women’s Health, Second Edition by Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King "impressively well-organized and presented."

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    "...an ideal textbook for Medical Studies and Nurse Practitioner academic curricula, as well as Women's Health Issues supplemental studies reading lists. No medical school or university library Health/Medicine reference collection can be considered complete or up-to-date without the inclusion of [this text]."

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    Topics: Mary C. Brucker and Tekoa L. King, Midwest Book Review, Navigate 2, nursing, pharmacology for women's health, Review

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Wins 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jan 6, 2016 3:52:59 PM

    We are so proud to announce that Counseling the Nursing Mother: A Lactation Consultant’s Guide, Sixth Edition by Judith Lauwers and Anna Swisher was just awarded second place in the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Awards Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category. For more than 40 years, the American Journal of Nursing has released an annual list of the best in nursing publishing. Encompassing a wide-range of categories, the 2015 AJN Book of the Year Awards recognize the most valuable texts published between August 2014 and August 2015.

    “Jones & Bartlett Learning is truly honored to accept this 2015 AJN Book of the Year Award. To be granted this distinction within the Maternal-Child Nursing/Childbirthing category is especially meaningful given our longstanding and devoted work in the areas of women's health, midwifery, breastfeeding, and lactation. We applaud the dedication of our authors in maintaining this seminal work through its six editions and we extend our congratulations to both the authors and our publishing team.” - Amanda Martin, Executive Editor, Jones & Bartlett Learning

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    Topics: AJN, American Journal of Nursing, Anna Swisher, Awards, breastfeeding, Judith Lauwers, lactation, Navigate 2, nursing

    Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Third Edition Earns Five Stars

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 18, 2015 11:00:56 AM

    Outstanding news to share-- Respiratory Care: Principles and Practice, Third Edition by Dean R. Hess, Neil R. MacIntyre, William F. Galvin, and Shelley C. Mishoe just received 5 stars and a perfect score of 100 from Doody's Review Service. According to Steven K. Hamick, AAS, BIS, from William Beaumont Hospitals, writing for Doody's Review Service,

    “This is an outstanding book that continues to be a standard in respiratory care. [It is] intended primarily for respiratory therapy students, [but] it will [also] prove a useful and insightful reference for clinicians.”

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    Topics: Health, William F. Galvin, Dean R. Hess, Doody's Review Service, Health Professions, Navigate 2, Neil R. MacIntyre, Respiratory Care, Review, Shelley C. Mishoe

    New White Paper Shows Increased Use of Navigate 2 Improves Student Enrichment

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Dec 4, 2015 1:37:39 PM

    Earlier this year, we surveyed students about their experience using Navigate 2 over the course of a semester. Participating students received access to Navigate 2 online course materials, including an interactive eBook, student practice activities, and assessments. In our new white paper, we examine the findings that students who used Navigate 2 often reported more positive learning experiences.

    Read the full white paper now.

    Navigate 2 Scores High on Student Satisfaction Rates

    Overall, when asked if they would recommend Navigate 2 for that course in the future, 81% of students said that they would. For students who used Navigate 2 o­ften during their course, 90% reported that they would recommend it. Additionally, of those students who would recommend Navigate 2, the reasons most frequently cited were its helpfulness as a study tool and ease of use. For example, more than 70% of students found Navigate 2 easy to use.

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    Topics: eBooks, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    New Research Shows Majority of College Students Are Working

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Oct 28, 2015 5:35:10 PM

    In today's world, traditional students are no longer the norm. New research from Georgetown University Center on Education and the Workforce finds that over the past 25 years, 70% of enrolled students have also been working. The just released Learning While Earning: The New Normal report examines the challenges that these 14 million college students face in balancing work, school, and other priorities in their lives.

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    Topics: Higher Education, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, Online Learning

    Review: Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition is "a great resource"

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 26, 2015 11:36:20 AM

    The May 2015 issue of the Journal of Emergency Nursing included a terrific review for Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care, Third Edition by Kristen L. Mauk. According to the review,

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    Topics: ena, emergency nurses association, JEN, Journal of Emergency Nursing, Kristen L. Mauk, Navigate 2, nursing, Review

    Interactive Animations in Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses Bring Pharmacology to Life for Nursing Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Jun 10, 2015 12:16:08 PM

    Did you know that our groundbreaking Pharmacology for Nurses by Blaine T. Smith offers Navigate 2 Advantage Access? Included with each new print copy or available as digital-only access, it unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. What's more, Navigate 2 Advantage Access for Pharmacology for Nurses features more than 20 interactive animations. They include:

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    Topics: Blaine T. Smith, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Pharmacology for Nurses, undergraduate nursing

    Jones & Bartlett Learning Nursing Forum “was completely invigorating”

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 7, 2015 5:27:11 PM

    Last month, we hosted our first Nursing Forum, a day-long professional development event for nursing instructors at the Conference Center at Waltham Woods. Drawing attendees from all over New England and beyond, the Nursing Forum focused on "Educating the Next Generation of Nurses" with a series of workshops and presentations from experts on a wide-variety of topics.

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    Topics: Margaret Reneau, professional development, Anita Finkelma, Diane Hanley, Jeri Milstead, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning, Patty Spurr

    May is National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on May 1, 2015 3:51:29 PM

    Did you know that today marks the beginning of National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition Month (NCCARM)? All month long, join us in raising awareness for the valuable work of critical care nurses and healthcare professionals across the nation.

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    Topics: NCCARM, Neonatal Intensive Care Nursing, New Edition, Ann J. Brorsen, Keri R. Rogelet, Low Risk Neonatal Nursing, National Critical Care Awareness and Recognition M, Navigate 2, Navigate 2, neonatal CCRN, neonatal certification, neonatal RNC High Risk, nursing, RNC-LRN, RNC-NIC

    Navigate 2 Pilots Rate Favorably With Nursing Students

    Posted by Katie Hennessy on Apr 14, 2015 1:27:57 PM

    In winter 2015, we conducted two pilot studies with nursing students at two different universities. During the pilots, students used Navigate 2 Advantage Access, which included a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, and learning analytics reporting tools. The pilot studies featured:

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    Topics: evidence-based practice for nurses, Gerontological Nursing, Navigate 2, Navigate 2 Advantage Access, Navigate 2, nursing, Online Learning

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