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New Resources In The Library

Becoming Nursey

Nursing isn't a career; it's a calling. Learning how to be a great nurse at the bedside while maintaining your sanity at home is no easy task. This book talks about how to realistically live as a nurse, both at home and at the bedside.. with a little humor and some shenanigans along the way. Comprised of both stories from the bedside and practical and honest advice, this book will provide you the tools you need to become a safe, caring, and efficient nurse as fast as possible. Based off of the popular nursing blog, Nurse Eye Roll, this ebook aims to ease the challenging transition from overwhelmed graduate nurse to successful bedside nurse. Get ready guys, it’s about to get real, real nursey.

Lubkin's Chronic Illness

Lubkin's Chronic Illness: Impact and Intervention, Tenth Edition is an essential text for teaching nursing students the impact of chronic Illness on both patients and families. This is the only text of its kinds that truly addresses not only the physical aspects of chronic illness but the important psychosocial issues that individuals and families encounter on a daily basis.

Coping with Chronic Illness : Overcoming Powerlessness

Examines theories related to coping and powerlessness, and presents creative nursing strategies and a prototypical plan for decreasing powerlessness in chronically ill people and their families. This third edition is rewritten to include the most recent research and nursing strategies, with an emphasis on patient and family power resources. New to this edition are chapters on stress and coping, chronic sorrow, courage in chronic illness, and empowering people with AIDS. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)

Test Success: test taking techniques for beginning nursing students

A complete review of core concepts

Caring for the Vulnerable

Caring for the Vulnerable Perspectives in Nursing Theory, Practice, and Research, Fourth Edition explores vulnerability from the perspective of individuals, groups, communities, and populations and specifically addresses how vulnerability affects the field of nursing and its care givers. The Fourth Edition focuses on how to work vulnerable populations, provides an overview of treatments and issues as well as presents a basic structure for caring for the vulnerable with the ultimate goal of providing culturally competent care. 
 

Telehealth Nursing

Including all the information necessary for safe, competent practice, this hands-on resource walks nurses through telehealth guidelines and procedures to optimize patient communication, perform assessments, and provide effective care of chronic conditions. Replete with case studies and sample dialogue to mimic real-life telehealth situations, introductory chapters cover patient and nurse perspectives on both sides of the telephone. Other sections cover individual body systems, breaking them down into individual common diseases and disorders that might intersect with telehealth nursing.

Disaster Nursing and Emergency Preparedness for Chemical, Biological, and Radiological Terrorism and Other Hazards

The new edition of this AJN Book of the Year continues to provide nurses with the most comprehensive, current, and reliable information available so they can develop the skills to efficiently and effectively respond to disasters or public health emergencies. Meticulously researched and reviewed by the world's foremost experts in preparedness for terrorism, natural disasters, and other unanticipated health emergencies, the text has been revised and updated with significant new content, including 10 new chapters and a digital adjunct teacher's guide with exercises and critical thinking questions

The Nurse Leader Handbook

Imagine what it's like to be a nurse leader. (Actually, many of you reading this don't have to imagine!) You're caring for patients - a tough job in and of itself - and you're expected to keep doing that and manage a staff of others like you. In many organizations, nurse leaders get only a classroom course and a one- or two-week training period to help them make the transition.

The Nurse Leader Handbook: The Art and Science of Nurse Leadership helps "fill in the knowledge gaps" for the courageous and dedicated men and women who take on one of the most complex jobs in healthcare.

Nurse to Nurse Evidence-Based Practice

The new Nurse to Nurse series is specifically designed to simulate the teaching experience nurses learn best from: trusted mentors carefully explaining what they must do in specific clinical situtions. Written in a consistent, single-author voice, this series brings the wisdom and experience of some of the foremost experts to non-specialist nurses in clinical care.

Nursing Leadership from the Outside In

With the goal of advancing quality health care, this innovative text moves beyond the often insular world of nurse leadership values to offer the perspectives of leaders in other health care disciplines that interface with nurses. These professionals describe and analyze their interactions with nurse leaders regarding their role in quality health care delivery, patient safety, health care reform, and partnering outside the profession, along with suggested improvements.