In the ongoing search for worthwhile reads, don’t forget the following page-turners about our Special Edition topic of Baccalaureate education:
Evidence-Based Teaching in Nursing: A Foundation for Educators – Second Edition
Jones & Bartlett Learning
Since evidence-based practice has become so important in all aspects of nursing, it only makes sense that nursing education also should be based on evidence and best practice. The second edition of this volume, by Sharon Cannon, EdD, RN, ANEF, and Carol Boswell, EdD, RN, CNE, ANEF, co-directors of the Center of Excellence in Evidence-Based Practice at the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center School of Nursing, Lubbock, aims to give current and future nursing faculty tools and knowledge to achieve successful outcomes for teaching nursing students and staff. Cannon and Boswell provide concrete examples of best practices in nursing education, covering social media and informatics, innovations in classroom and online education, simulation, and different types of student involvement.
Nursing Programs 2016 – 21st Edition
Peterson’s Nursing Programs 2016 is published in cooperation with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing and offers profiles of more than 3,700 options for undergraduate, graduate and postdoctoral nursing students at hundreds of institutions in the U.S. and Canada. Information includes entrance requirements, costs, degrees offered, distance learning options and contact information. The book highlights top schools and programs, with two-page descriptions, photos and links to faculty information. A special section features in-depth articles about degree and career options, the admissions process and specialized programs, including nurse practitioner and clinical specialist. A quick-reference chart allows readers to compare schools at a glance.
Essential Procedures for Emergency, Urgent, and Primary Care Settings – Second Edition
Springer Publishing Company
Physician Keith Lafferty, MD, and Nurse Practitioner Theresa M. Campo, DNP, RN, FNP-C, ENP-BC, FAANP, have teamed up to produce this second edition to performing more than 60 common clinical procedures in emergency, urgent and ambulatory care settings. The procedures are organized into system-specific categories. Each procedure includes instructions on how to perform it safely and correctly, contraindications, required documentation, complications, post-procedure considerations and education points. Procedure explanations are illustrated with original photos, sonographic footage, line drawings and tables. The second edition includes two chapters devoted to bedside ultrasound and how it can enhance the accuracy of numerous procedures. The second edition also describes 13 new procedures and includes the latest guidelines and evidence-based practice on how to perform procedures safely.