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  • Healthy Places, Healthy People, Third Edition

    Today's nurses are at the forefront of leading change and promoting social justice in healthcare. The newest edition of this popular book provides everything current and future nurses need to create a public health strategy in the communities where they practice. 

    This third edition includes practical material to help nurses assess Joint Commission preparedness and apply concepts that lead to health equity and a healthier future for their communities

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-94044666-0 | Release Date: 2016

  • The Power of Ten, 2nd Edition

    In this all-new edition, authors Susan B. Hassmiller and Jennifer S. Mensik connected with more than 50 national and international nurse leaders to survey the most pressing issues in the profession focusing on the obstacles nurses face while challenging long-held beliefs that have stymied progress in moving the profession forward. From that feedback, the authors compiled a new list of top 10 priorities: educational reform, academic progression, diversity, interprofessional collaboration, systems thinking, voice of nursing, global stewardship, practice authority, delivery of care, and professional handoff.

    Through essays, actions items, discussion points, and data, The Power of Ten, Second Edition, will help nurses take a bold step toward not only continuing the conversation but leading the way into the future of nursing.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781940446752 | Release Date: 2016

  • Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2

    Medical errors now rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

    Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2 is one nurse's personal story of survival and fact-finding as a victim of preventable medical errors. As this mesmerizing story recounts the author's struggles, it teaches nurses and other healthcare providers how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, recognize warning signs, and work collaboratively to provide transparent patient care. 

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781940446844 | Release Date: 2016

  • High Reliability Organizations

    High reliability is quickly becoming a primary focus for health providers as patient safety and quality standards are increasingly scrutinized. But what are high reliability organizations (HRO) and what do they look like in the healthcare field?

    This new book addresses the gap between understanding HRO and applying their principles to clinical practice. Authors Oster and Braaten provide tools and best practices that will improve and enhance patient safety and quality outcomes

    Price: US $64.95 | ISBN: 9781940446387 | Release Date: 2016

  • The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting & Finance, Second Edition

    The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance, Second Edition provides practical tools, tips, and strategies for running a unit that you weren’t taught in nursing school.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446585 | Release Date: 2016

  • The Career Handoff: A Healthcare Leader's Guide to Knowledge & Wisdom Transfer Across Generations

    Authors Malloch and Porter-O'Grady share their own experiences to help present and future healthcare and nurse leaders with proactively preserving and sharing their valuable knowledge and experience across generations. Using an approach that emphasizes mentoring and sustainability of expertise, this book aims to facilitate smooth transitions and sustain the continued viability of healthcare organizations.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446509 | Release Date: 2015

  • The Staff Educator's Guide to Professional Development: Assessing and Enhancing Nurse Competency

    Higher acuity and more chronic patients, increasingly complex technology, and the rapid generation of knowledge all mean nurses must grow and adapt to continue providing high quality care for patients. This book provides nurse educators with the training tools they need to create a successful professional development program for nurses.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446264 | Release Date: 2015

  • Fostering a Research-Intensive Organization: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Nurses from Massachusetts General Hospital

    Fostering a Research Intensive Organization details the ways a strong nursing research agenda can positively impact patient care and influence the redesign of services necessary to nimbly respond in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Authors, and Massachusetts General Hospital nurse leaders, Jeanette Ives Erickson, Marianne Ditomassi, and Dorothy A. Jones provide a comprehensive review to support the practice environment as an important place to advance nursing science through research.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446004 | Release Date: 2015

  • Reflective Organizations: On the Front Lines of QSEN and Reflective Practice Implementation

    The evolving world of healthcare requires educators and practitioners to be nimble, flexible, and responsive to change. Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch focus on reflective learning as a catalyst for transforming traditional organizations and environments, promoting changes that support nurses and educators in learning from past experiences to craft future change.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835582 | Release Date: 2015

  • Fostering Clinical Success: Using Clinical Narratives for Interprofessional Team Partnerships from Massachusetts General

    In Fostering Clinical Success, Massachusetts General Hospital nurse leaders share their model for creating, embedding, and fostering a narrative culture. Massachusetts General Hospital uses storytelling to significantly improve patient care and increase patient, family, and staff satisfaction while reducing costs.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835803 | Release Date: 2015

  • The Nurse's Reality Shift: Using History to Transform the Future

    Despite scientific and technological advances, today’s modern nurses face many of the same challenges as the earliest nurses. This book sheds light on why nurses are where they are and, more importantly, how nurses can approach the future in a different way. It asks the hard questions the nursing profession must answer in order to move past its recurring challenges and progress into the future.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835629 | Release Date: 2014

  • Critical Conversations: Scripts and Techniques for Effective Interprofessional & Patient Conversations

    Critical Conversations in Healthcare provides scripts and scenarios to help you reach your communication goals. Chapters feature dos and don’ts, reflective questions, and practical tools. Whether you are a new nurse at the bedside or the CEO of a major health care facility, this book will help you overcome conversation traps, improve patient experience, and more.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835469 | Release Date: 2014

  • To Comfort Always, Second Edition

    This award-winning handbook for nurses details how to care for patients at the end of life. Fully revised and updated, this is a practical guide to understanding the needs of both patients and families and the important roles nurses play in addressing those needs.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835506 | Release Date: 2014

  • Nurse's Law: Questions and Answers for the Practicing Nurse

    Nurse’s Law guides professional nurses and nursing students in examining legal issues related to scope of practice, informed consent, negligence,
    confidentiality, and other important topics. Using a case-based, controversial format, authors Mathes and Reifsnyder present and illustrate the legal context for nursing practice and provide answers for dealing with legal issues as they arise.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476009 | Release Date: 2014

  • Person and Family Centered Care

    Written by the top thought leaders in nursing today, Person and Family Centered Care offers a new approach that begins with the person, embraces the family, and encompasses all care delivery locations. At the forefront of this movement are the authors who present a clinical reference covering a vast array of patient care scenarios.

    Price: US $69.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835070 | Release Date: 2014

  • Staff Educator's Guide to Clinical Orientation: Onboarding Solutions for Nurses

    Staff Educator’s Guide to Clinical Orientation helps you learn how to create and sustain a high-quality orientation and onboarding program that meets the needs of the nurses, organization, and patients. Whether you’re new to leading orientation efforts or a seasoned nursing staff development specialist, this book will help you analyze, design, and implement an orientation program, evaluate an individual’s competency, and so much more!

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835384 | Release Date: 2014

  • Population-Based Public Health Clinical Manual, Second Edition

    The first edition of this book has proven to be one of the most important texts in public health for students and practitioners alike. Focused on developing a competent public health nursing practice in diverse settings, the core text builds on the Henry Street Consortium’s framework of 11 competencies for population-based entry-level public health nursing. This second edition has fully revised and updated coverage, including evidence-based home visiting models, pathways to become a public health nurse, and more!

    Price: US $54.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835346 | Release Date: 2014

  • Mentoring Today's Nurses: A Global Perspective for Success

    Mentoring and coaching are critical components of professional success for nursing students. Today’s student populations are more globally diverse than ever before, adding new challenges for faculty. This book provides a framework for rethinking mentoring in a new and modern world.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554910 | Release Date: 2013

  • Leading Valiantly in Healthcare: Four Steps to Sustainable Success

    In Leading Valiantly in Healthcare, leadership expert Catherine Robinson-Walker provides a successful approach to leadership that can be sustained for the long haul. Through the use of concrete vignettes and real-life experience, this book helps the reader avoid leadership missteps and ascertain ways to mold himself or herself into someone who is not merely in a leadership position but who can lead with valor.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554835 | Release Date: 2013

  • Whole Person Caring: An Interprofessional Model for Healing and Wellness

    While holistic and alternative therapies and medicines have been around for centuries and proven to be useful tools for healing, there is still resistance when it comes to implementing them into hospitals and healthcare settings. Whole Person Caring provides a practical guide that will improve the health and well-being of employees which ultimately will improve patient care. Author Lucia Thornton supplies an interdisciplinary approach for hospitals and other healthcare organizations to transform their workplace into healing and healthy environments.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554996 | Release Date: 2013

  • The State of Nursing and Nursing Education in Africa: A Country-by-Country Review

    Nursing is a critical component of health care in nearly every community-regardless of development. And nursing education is often seen as a key indicator of the health of a country’s health care system. For markets in developing countries, the forecasts are mixed. The State of Nursing and Nursing Education in Africa: A Country-by-Country Review is the first report of its kind to document nursing, health care, and nursing education in Sub-Saharan countries in Africa.

    Learning how nurses are functioning in developing and advanced countries gives us insight into how health care systems change, as well as data about developing education, health care, pharma and care markets. And, understanding the state of nursing education in Africa gives us a glimpse into the future.

    Price: US $199.00 | ISBN: 9781-935476863 | Release Date: 2013

  • Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes and Total Turmoil

    Written especially for nurse leaders, managers, and administrators, this book offers numerous concrete strategies and real tools and techniques to turn around toxic workplaces, defuse conflict, and create positive work environments.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554422 | Release Date: 2013

  • The Nurse's Reality Gap: Overcoming Barriers Between Academic Achievement and Clinical Success

    This book focuses on challenges new nurses face in the clinical setting and the hard questions educators have to tackle to help students succeed in school and in practice. It also provides practical strategies for nurse educators to help students navigate the transitional period from classroom to bedside. Through firsthand accounts from new graduates, nurse educators will find insight and solutions to help their scholars succeed in their nursing careers.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554460 | Release Date: 2013

  • Claiming the Corner Office: Executive Leadership Lessons for Nurses

    Claiming the Corner Office is a practical guide for the nurse who aspires to have success beyond the bedside. Drawn from the authors’ personal experiences and those of many other successful nurse leaders, entrepreneurs, and governance experts, this book provides readers with the tools they need to achieve success in senior executive roles. Do you have what it takes to claim the corner office?

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554354 | Release Date: 2013

  • Nurse Manager's Guide to Innovative and Effective Staffing

    One of the biggest challenges for busy nurse managers is maximizing the capacity and capabilities of their nursing workforce. This book gives a comprehensive understanding of the complexities of staffing and care delivery without focusing on a view of traditional staffing.

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554798 | Release Date: 2013

  • Creating & Sustaining Civility in Nursing Education

    Has a group of faculty members intentionally isolated a new colleague to make him or her feel uncomfortable or unwanted? This book teaches readers how to prevent or at least manage the stress of incivility in nursing education through empirical science, stories, exemplars, and evidence-based strategies. The author provides practical solutions that range from ready-to-use teaching tools to principles for broad-based institutional change.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554545 | Release Date: 2013

  • Nurse Manager's Guide to an Intergenerational Workforce

    This how-to book provides strategies and tools for the nurse manager when it comes to coaching staff in order to reduce conflict among each generational cohort of nurses.

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554750 | Release Date: 2012

  • Fostering Nurse-Led Care: Professional Practice for the Bedside Leader from Massachusetts General Hospital

    This book details how to create a professional practice model and an environment in which initiatives can flourish and advance quality healthcare. It also delivers a nurse-patient relationship model based on mutual trust, respect, hope, and sensitivity to others while incorporating recommendations from “The Future of Nursing” report.

    Price: US $44.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476-306 | Release Date: 2012

  • Reflective Practice: Transforming Education and Improving Outcomes

    Featured in this book is an entirely new framework for educators and students on the reflective practice process that can lead to new awareness, insights, and behavior to improve nursing care. It is the first to focus on reflection in all aspects of the learning process.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476795 | Release Date: 2012

  • Nursing Ethics in Everyday Practice

    From politicians to school teachers, ethics is a sensitive issue affecting all walks of life. Nurses are no exception. In fact, nursing carries the automatic assumption that nurses know exactly what to do, what is right ethically, and what they are being told to do.

    Nursing Ethics In Everyday Practice provides a framework that staff nurses can implement to resolve the ethical dilemmas they frequently encounter in everyday practice. The nursing ethics book is a guide to communication and ethics consultation. It will provide guidelines on current ethical challenges, and how to have moral courage.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476-504 | Release Date: 2012

  • Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-based Practice: Models and Guidelines, Second Edition

    The goal of evidence-based practice in nursing is to promote improved interventions, care, and patient outcomes. This second edition incorporates healthcare reform and the Institute of Medicine’s “The Future of Nursing: Leading Change, Advancing Health Care” report and includes significant updates and changes to the exemplars and appendices.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476764 | Release Date: 2012

  • Mastering Precepting

    This evidence-based and pragmatic book is written specifically for nurses who are preceptors, nurses who are thinking of becoming preceptors, or nurse managers who must supervise preceptors, providing them with tools to be competent in their roles.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476-597 | Release Date: 2011

  • When Nurses Hurt Nurses

    Bullies frequent hospital units, ambulatory care centers, clinics, and even emergency departments. Their targets? Their own colleagues and peers. This book explores relational aggression and the nature of nurse-on-nurse violence and explains why bullying occurs, who bullies whom, and, most importantly, how to stop it.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-93547656-6 | Release Date: 2011

  • The Nurse Executive's Coaching Manual

    In the face of a projected nurse-leader shortage, nurse executives need a resource for training and retaining the next generation of directors and supervisors. The Nurse Executive’s Coaching Manual is the only book on coaching for nurse executives. Written by expert executive coaches-both of whom are nurses-this book provides the nurse executive with an overview of the coaching approach, competencies, models, tools, and resources that will be applicable to coaching other leaders in a health care organization. This concept differs from mentoring in that mentoring is simply the transfer of knowledge from a more experienced person to another who is less experienced. Coaching is a learning and development strategy that provides the leader with the tools necessary to enhance individual and organizational performance, support succession planning, and help future leaders make successful transitions. It is a learning path that allows for self-discovery and innovation along the way.

    Price: US $19.95 | ISBN: 9781-930538-95-5 | Release Date: 2010

  • The Nurse Manager's Guide to Hiring, Firing and Inspiring

    Nurse managers will be empowered to be successful in all aspects of their positions with tools and tips for hiring the right person for the right job, making key personnel and budgetary decisions, and improving employee morale.

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781-930538-92-4 | Release Date: 2010

  • Being Present: A Nurse's Resource for End-of-Life Communication

    In Being Present: A Nurse’s Resource for End-of-Life Communication, authors Marjorie Schaffer and Linda Norlander offer strategies to help nurses talk with patients and families about their needs, hopes, and wishes as they face their own death or that of a loved one. The strategies are based on research by nurses in the United States and Norway.

     

    Price: US $14.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538825 | Release Date: 2009

  • 101 Global Leadership Lessons for Nurses

    101 Global Leadership Lessons for Nurses covers the daily challenges facing health care leaders—communications, negotiations, resource management, and work-life balance, to name a few—with the unique feature of a mentor-mentee team authoring each chapter. These established and emerging mentors and mentees come from every corner of the globe and share their lessons learned, providing a rich legacy for nurses everywhere.

    Price: US $19.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538795 | Release Date: 2009

  • Tales from the Pager Chronicles

    “I think courage isn't about looking like Grace Kelly as we walk into the lion‘s den. It's about being stinking afraid and walking in anyway.” So says Patrice Rancour, a strikingly humane, honest, funny, and poetic new voice, as she ushers readers through the 32 encounters in this day-in-the-life at a modern-day cancer hospital, her pager serving as her link from one human in need to the next, while she tends and ministers to both the living and the dead.

    Price: US $7.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538726 | Release Date: 2008

  • Synergy: The Unique Relationship Between Nurses and Patients

    It is within nurse-patient relationships that nurses most meaningful contributions are experienced. Author Martha Curley, RN, PhD, FAAN, one of the originators and the foremost expert on the Synergy Model, believes fully realizing and expressing those contributions may be the best way to keep nursing strong at the bedside and in the boardroom.

    Price: US $19.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538511 | Release Date: 2007

  • Conversations with Leaders: Frank Talk From Nurses (and Others) on the Front Lines of Leadership

    The conversations inside began with a simple desire to bring leadership principles and lessons to a small gathering of community health professionals. Over the years, local and international leaders added their voices, and so the gatherings grew in size and might.

    This book presents 22 conversations with leaders who generously shared their personal and professional experiences. In clear and frank fashion, each of these leaders offers the unique wisdom earned by the sweat equity that is behind all achievement.

    Join us on a journey through leadership—one conversation at a time.

    Price: US $14.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538696 | Release Date: 2007

  • Nursing Without Borders: Values, Wisdom, Success Markers

    This book is for all the nurses who have crossed their own borders, or might like to. It provides both visionary lessons and practical advice. It is part history, part business textbook, part travelogue, part how-to, and part inspiration.

    Divided into three sections—“Values,” “Wisdom,” and “Success Markers”- Nursing Without Borders reflects the international nursing experiences of a host of nurse leaders representing diverse cultures. These leaders, pioneers in global nursing, paved a path of international partnerships and documented their stories for those considering international work.

    Price: US $24.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538702 | Release Date: 2007

  • When Parents Say No: Religious and Cultural Influences on Pediatric Healthcare Treatment

    Pediatric healthcare professionals are sometimes faced with an ethical, emotionally charged dilemma when treatment, even life-saving treatment, goes against the religious or cultural beliefs of a pediatric patient's family. The impact of these situations is quite profound. Healthcare professionals want to treat the child using all known technology and interventions, yet the child's parents may refuse to consent to all or part of the needed care.

    This book offers healthcare and social services professionals the information they need to create favorable outcomes when faced with parental refusal situations, including how to anticipate religious or cultural healthcare conflicts, how to work with the family and clergy to favorably resolve the conflict, and when and how to initiate legal action to save the child's life. Included are useful tools and checklists that should be posted in every emergency room and pediatric care unit.

    Price: US $7.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538306 | Release Date: 2006

  • Ready, Set, Go Lead!

    This transformative handbook will help aspiring and experienced health care leaders alike as they embark-and continue-on their leadership journeys. In Ready, Set, Go Lead! Nancy Dickenson-Hazard combines her extensive international leadership experience with real-world examples to assist early-and mid-career health care leaders alike on their own leadership journeys. Fun and thoughtful exercises at the end of each chapter provide further opportunities for personal leadership growth that even experienced leaders should find beneficial.

    Price: US $14.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538740 | Release Date: 2006

  • Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing: A Model for Practice

    Nurses use and encounter technology in nearly every aspect of their profession. What does it mean to be technologically competent and caring as a nurse? How does technology support nursing work? How does it hinder nursing work? How can nurses care for their patients as technological advancements are introduced nearly every day? Technological Competency as Caring in Nursing: A Model for Practice provides insight and answers into how nurses can and must be both technologically competent and caring as they provide meaningful and essential nursing care.

    Price: US $7.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538122 | Release Date: 2005

  • Pivotal Moments in Nursing: Leaders Who Changed the Path of a Profession, Volume I

    Designed to inspire nursing professionals worldwide to step into leadership roles, this book traces the paths of 12 legendary yet contemporary nurse leaders through the pivotal times in their lives that helped transform them into leaders, and thereby change the face of nursing.

    Through thought-provoking essays and follow-up questions, this book will challenge the old thinking that leaders are born with a path and a vision laid out for them.

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781-930538115 | Release Date: 2004

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