Apr 222017

Learning IOM: Implications of the Institute of Medicine Reports for Nursing Education

By (author): Visiting Lecturer Nursing Department Recanati School for Community Health Professions Faculty of Health Sciences at Ben-Gurion University of the Negev Beersheba Israel Visiting Lecturer Anita Finkelman, Carole Kenner PhD Nnp RN Faan

The authors of the popular “Teaching IOM: Implications of the Institute of Medicine Reports for Nursing Education” have teamed up to create this companion student guide. Learning IOM is an adaptation of the main text for upper-level undergraduate and graduate students and for nurse practitioners pursuing continuing education and other professional development. It reflects the Institute of Medicine’s influential reports including the The Future of Nursing Report and encompasses all the concepts outlined in the teaching guide. Highlights: * Shows students and practitioners how to understand the body of the 39 IOM reports. * Organized by IOM’s five educational competencies, * Discusses the connections between the IOM reports and nursing standards and the Code of Ethics for Nurses. From the classroom to professional practice, this student guide emphasizes what today’s nurse needs to know from a practice perspective about patient safety and quality of care.
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Apr 212017

Case Studies in Nursing Fundamentals

By (author): Margaret Sorrell Trueman EdD RN MSN CNE

Thinking. Doing. Caring.

Connect nursing theory to clinical practice with 46 in-depth, real-world case studies.

For each case study, answer questions that call on you to recall facts, understand nursing concepts, apply critical thinking, and sharpen your clinical reasoning skills in common clinical situations.

A Plus code in the front of each new, print book unlocks student resources online at DavisPlus. (Access can also be purchased at DavisPlus.FADavis.com).

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Apr 192017

Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner: Self-Assessment and Exam Review (Mcgraw-Hill Education Get Certified Np Specialty Certification)

By (author): Craig Sorkin, Elizabeth August, Conrad Fischer

The Key to Success

for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Certification exams!

Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Practitioner Self-Assessment and Exam Review is the perfect way to prepare for the Adult-Gerontology and Family Nurse Certification exams. This powerful study guide delivers everything you need to pass in one convenient resource:  clinical pearls, learning objectives, exam tips, comprehensive practice exams, and clinical cases. The user-friendly, time-efficient format conveniently condenses and simplifies must-know, high-yield content most relevant to passing the exam and real-world clinical practice.


·         Chapters are an engaging mix of Q&A and narrative, leading you step-by-step through the process of presentation of symptoms to treatment and referral

·         Includes exam tips and clinical pearls for exam success and real-world application

·         Covers all major content areas of the exam blueprints for both the AANP and ANCC

·         Up-to-date coverage of critical issues in NP practice, including coordination of care, health promotion/disease prevention, therapeutic communication, standards of practice, and current health care policy issues

·        Clinical cases demonstrate how the content can be applied to actual patient situations


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Apr 172017

Epidural Analgesia in Acute Pain Management

By (author): Carolyn Middleton

Epidurals are increasingly popular and have become more versatile, with applications in adult surgery, trauma, obstetrics and paediatric practice. This book of best practice guidelines aims to help develop and improve patient care, stimulate learning and highlight ideas for nursing research. It can be used as a quick reference guide for clinical practice or as a framework for developing individual local epidural services and practice guidelines.

  • outlines the specific responsibilities of the multidisciplinary healthcare team in relation to epidural practice
  • reviews the issues of risk benefit analysis and informed consent
  • provides an overview of the physiology of acute pain, epidural catheter insertion procedure and the pharmacodynamics and pharmacokinetics of the commonest classes of drugs
  • describes the equipment required to ensure safe and effective delivery of epidural solution to patients

An overview of the nature and frequency of the observations required for close monitoring of patients and a practical guide to the removal of the catheter are also provided. Clinical governance and  competency-based training are also addressed, and a framework provided to fit the training into the Agenda for Change Knowledge and Skills framework.

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Apr 132017

Medicine Management Skills for Nurses

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By (author): Claire Boyd

Anxious about managing medicines? Worried you’ll make a mistake? This handy book is an essential guide for all nursing students, enabling you to understand the theory and practice of drug administration and facilitate your confidence and competence.

This essential guide explores the theory and practice of drug administration briefly and coherently, with ‘test your knowledge’ exercises and questions throughout to assess your learning. It also includes ‘words of wisdom’- tips from real life students from their own experiences. Ideal for carrying to clinical placements, Medicine Management Skillsfor Nurses is an essential guide to drugs and medicine administration.

Special features:

Pocket sized for portability
– Clear, straightforward, and jargon-free
Takes away the fear of drugs and medicines management, making it approachable, easy and fun
– Features tips and advice from real life nursing students
– Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters
– Examples and questions based on real life nursing and healthcare examples

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Apr 132017

EKG’s for Nursing Demystified (Demystified Nursing)

By (author): Pat Clutter

The quick and easy way to master EKG procedures and use your knowledge in real-world situations

If you’re looking for a fun, fast review that boils EKGs down to the most essential, must-know points your search ends here! EKG for Nursing Demystified is a thorough yet concise overview of this medical test, complete with time-proven techniques, facsimiles of EKG strips, and numerous clinical cases. You will learn how to interpret hypertrophy and enlargement, arrhythmias, conduction blocks, Pre-excitation syndromes, myocardial infarction and more, so you have the knowledge to help your patients as a student and as a nurse once you start your career.

This fast and easy guide offers:

  • Learning objectives at the beginning of each chapter
  • A foundation in EKG topics
  • A final exam at the end of the book
  • A time-saving approach to performing better on an exam or at work

Simple enough for a student, but comprehensive enough for a professional, EKG for Nursing Demystified is your shortcut to mastering this critical topic.

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Apr 112017

Structure and Processes of Care (HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals)

The first volume in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Series, Structure and Processes of Care provides an overview of palliative nursing care, reviews National Consensus Project guidelines, and offers tools for initiating and maintaining palliative care programs. The content of the concise, clinically focused volumes in the HPNA Palliative Nursing Manuals series is one resource for nurses preparing for specialty certification exams and provides a quick-reference in daily practice. Plentiful tables, figures, and practical tools such as assessment instruments, pharmacology tables, and patient teaching points make these volumes useful resources for nurses.
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Apr 052017

Sandra Smith’s Review For NCLEX-RN®

By (author): Marianne P. Barba, Sandra F. Smith

Sandra Smith’s Review for NCLEX-RN®, Thirteenth Edition is a comprehensive and current evidence-based RN content review. Following the latest NCLEX-RN exam blueprint, it features 2,500 NCLEX® formatted practice questions with detailed answers and rationales that stimulate critical thinking. The reader-friendly approach includes a clear and concise outline format with study guidelines and test-taking strategies. It also covers all of the latest trends, evidence-based treatment guidelines, and additional updated information needed for safe clinical practice and patient care. New to this edition is an expanded emphasis on patient safety, the National Patient Safety Goals and NCLEX examination preparation, ties to QSEN competencies, and a greater focus on evidence-based clinical practice. Included with each new print book is an online Access Code for Navigate TestPrep, a dynamic and fully hosted online assessment tool offering the book’s questions, nearly 1,000 bonus questions, detailed rationales, and reporting.
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Apr 052017

Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN (Lippincott’s Review Series)

Features: NCLEX-RN
By (author): Diane Billings EdD RN FAAN, Desiree Hensel

The 11th edition of Lippincott’s Q&A Review for NCLEX-RN provides the highest-quality practice questions, detailed rationales, and preparation strategies needed to succeed on the NCLEX-RN® examination.  This revised reprint has been updated to ensure that content will help both U.S. and Canadian students to succeed on the licensure examination, with enhanced laboratory values, medication information, and diversity representation.
The practice tests are organized into four major content areas: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical, and mental health nursing, and are followed by 6 comprehensive tests with a random selection of questions from all content areas.  Other features include rationales for both incorrect and correct answers choices, all the types of alternate-format questions found on the NCLEX, an overview of the licensing examination, test-taking strategies for each question format, and study tips, including instructions for creating a personal study plan.  In addition, there is a CD-ROM containing questions that allow students to practice test-taking skills in both a study and review mode, as well as student and instructor resources on thePoint.
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Mar 302017

Strategic Planning for Advanced Nursing Practice (Advanced Practice in Nursing)

By (author): Madrean Schober

This eagerly anticipated book equips readers to understand the dynamics of policy processes, relevant decision-making and the significance of key decision-makers. It also emphasizes the usefulness of negotiation and diplomacy skills in order to support the development of an advanced nursing practice (ANP) initiative that involves the identification of pivotal issues to ensure that nurses unlock their full potential. Topics include a definition of strategic planning, essential factors to bear in mind, and frameworks to use in the context of formulating effective policies. By addressing outcome indicators and research, this volume offers a comprehensive approach to coordinated planning, and will appeal to advanced practice nurses, healthcare planners and policymakers, as well as administrators at hospitals and healthcare institutions.
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