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Johns Hopkins Evidence Based Nursing, 3e

Johns Hopkins Evidence Based Nursing
By: Deborah Dang, PhD, RN, NEA-BC and
Sandra L. Dearholt, RN, MS
ISBN: 978-1-940446-97-4
Pub Date: Due October 2017
Price: $59.95

Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing. This fully revised third edition builds on the strength of the first two editions with updated content based on more than a decade of the model's use and refinement in real-life settings. Authors Deborah Dang and Sandra L. Dearholt also incorporated feedback from nurses around the world. Key features of the Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model include:

  • NEW: Tips for using the newly updated Johns Hopkins Nursing EBP model and guidelines
  • NEW: Tips on seeking funding for the advancement of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork
  • NEW: Tools to guide the EBP process, such as Stakeholder Analysis, Action Planning, and Dissemination
  • Explanation of the Practice question, Evidence, and Translation (PET) approach to EBP projects
  • Overview of the Patient, Intervention, Comparison, and Outcome (PICO) approach to EBP question development
  • Creation of a supportive infrastructure for building an EBP nursing environment
  • Exemplars detailing real-world EBP experiences
CNOs, nurse managers, bedside nurses, and students alike have successfully transformed their practices and improved patient care using Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice: Model and Guidelines.

Evidence-Based Practice in Action, 1e

Evidence-Based Practice In Action
By: Laura Cullen, DNP, RN, FAAN; Kirsten Hanrahan, DNP, ARNP, CPNP-PC; Michele Farrington, BSN, RN, CPHON; Jennifer DeBerg, OT, MLS; Sharon Tucker, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC, FAAN; Charmaine Kleiber, PhD, RN, FAAN
Pub Date: Due October 2017
Price: $89.95

One of the biggest challenges of evidence-based practice (EBP) is translating knowledge, research, and clinical expertise into action. Failure to execute EBP well is rarely due to a lack of information, understanding, or experience; rather, it comes down to the lack of tools and practicality of implementing EBP into nursing care.

Evidence-Based Practice in Action is a unique, application-oriented EBP toolkit that follows the steps of the newly modified Iowa Model Revised: Evidence-Based Practice to Promote Excellence in Health Care. This book offers a detailed plan to guide nurses and healthcare leaders in promoting EBP adoption and implementation.

This practical, easy-to-use guide directs healthcare leaders through preparing, implementing, and evaluating EBP and provides tools for topic selection, literature searches, research and evidence review, implementation, and evaluation. The authors provide comprehensive building blocks along with strategies, tools, and tips to guide individuals and teams who make the important day-to-day decisions that ultimately affect patient outcomes.

Essentials of Clinical Reasoning for Nurses, 1e

Essentials of Clinical Reasoning for Nurses
By: RuthAnne Kuiper, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF; Sandra M. O'Donnell, MSN, RN, CNE; Daniel J. Pesut, PhD, RN, FAAN; Stephanie L. Turrise, PhD, RN, BC, APRN
Pub Date: May 2017
Price: $59.95

In today's healthcare environment of scarce resources and challenges related to safety and quality, nurses must make decision after decision to ensure timely, accurate, and efficient provision of care. Solid decision-making, or lack thereof, can significantly affect patient care and outcomes.

Clinical reasoning - how a nurse processes information and chooses what action to take - is a skill vital to nursing practice and split-second decisions. And yet, developing the clinical reasoning to make good decisions takes time, education, experience, patience, and reflection. Along the way, nurses can benefit from a successful, practical model that demystifies and advances clinical reasoning skills.

The Essentials of Clinical Reasoning for Nurses, authors RuthAnne Kuiper, Sandra O'Donnell, Daniel Pesut, and Stephanie Turrise provide a model that supports learning and teaching clinical reasoning, development of reflective and complex thinking, clinical supervision, and care planning through scenarios, diagnostic cues, case webs, and more.

Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care, 1e

Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care
By: Edna Cadmus, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FAAN; Susan Salmond, EdD, RN, ANEF, FAAN; Linda Hassler, DNP, RN, GCNS-BC, FNGNA; Nancy Bohnarczyk, MA, RN, CNE; Katherine Kuren Black, MSN, RN-BC
Pub Date: June 2017
Price: $64.95

As the U.S. population ages, healthcare is shifting from acute care environments to post-acute and community settings. New nurses in particular lack the specialized knowledge required for chronic care and gerontological care and are often unprepared to transition into post-acute settings.

Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care offers practical curricula based on an innovative and successful nurse residency model that positions staff educators and preceptors to support new nurses as they enter post-acute settings. This indispensable book also provides tools and resources for nurse educators to use in developing and training new and existing staff, including:

  • Lesson plans, objectives, and outlines
  • Detailed case studies
  • Activities geared toward adult learners
  • Participant evaluation methods
  • Strategies for presenting material
  • References and additional resources
The application model provided in Developing a Residency in Post-Acute Care is fully adaptable for multiple post-acute settings. This resource enables instructors to enhance competence and confidence in new nurses - not simply re-teach materials learned in school. In the end, better onboarding can lead to significant improvements in cost, quality of care, and nurse retention rates

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