Develop the assessment knowledge and skills needed for clinical practice with Nursing Health Assessment: A Best Practice Approach, 3rd Edition. This proven book, with unique progressive case studies, emphasizes health promotion, risk factor reduction, evidence-based thinking and diagnostic reasoning. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-4917-0)
Rosanna F. DeMarco, PhD, RN, PHCNS-BC, APHN-BC, FAAN and Judith Healey-Walsh, PhD, RN
Turn evidence-based data into confident clinical decisions.
Succinct, approachable and logically organized, Community and Public Health Nursing: Evidence for Practice, 3rd Edition, helps you develop the critical thinking skills and complex reasoning abilities you need to connect data with effective decisions in community and public health practice. This extensively revised, heavily illustrated edition emphasizes an evidence-based perspective and focuses on the individual in the context of the community setting and on the global community to equip you for challenges you’ll encounter throughout your nursing career.
Elizabeth T. Anderson, RN, DrPH, FAAN and Judith McFarlane, DrPH, RN, FAAN
Packed with real-life examples and the latest information in the field, this award-winning book helps students develop the knowledge and skills needed to develop true partnerships with communities. Using their renowned Community As Partner Model to illustrate how the community, environment, health and nursing intertwine, the authors take students through the entire nursing process with a real-life community as an example. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-8524-6)
Carol Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN; Pamela Lynn, EdD, MSN, RN; and Jennifer L. Bartlett, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE
Proven, approachable and part of a complete course solution, Fundamentals of Nursing, 9th Edition, makes essential concepts accessible and helps students develop the knowledge and clinical skills to succeed throughout their nursing education. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-6217-9)
Focusing on the information every nurse should know and capturing cutting-edge advances in a rapidly changing field, this practical text helps students build the communication and information literacy skills they need to integrate informatics into practice. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-9406-4)
Make the most of your maternity course and foster the critical thinking capabilities essential to effective patient-centered care with Maternity, Newborn, and Women’s Health Nursing: A Case-Based Approach. This innovative approach captivates students with case-based narratives told from the patient’s perspective, and ensures a competitive advantage by familiarizing them with the challenges they’ll face in the clinical setting, from the commonly encountered to the abnormal. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-6821-8)
Diane M. Billings, EdD, RN, FAAN and Desiree Hensel, PhD, RN, PCNS-BC, CNE
LIPPINCOTT Q&A REVIEW FOR NCLEX-RN, 13th Edition, is designed to help pre-licensure nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. The book has more than 6,000 questions reviewing the four major content areas of pre-licensure programs: obstetrics, pediatrics, medical-surgical and mental health nursing. The textbook also includes six comprehensive examinations to provide students a realistic example of the NCLEX-RN test, in which items are randomized by subject area and difficulty, and an additional new examination focused specifically on the challenging content area of pharmacology.
Lippincott NCLEX-RN Alternate-Format Questions, 7th Edition, is designed to help anyone preparing to take the RN licensing examination. Students and faculty also use the book as a study guide and practice tests for preparing for faculty-made examinations.
This updated Edition has everything needed for students to be fully prepared to answer every type of question found on the NCLEX®. More than 600 questions include multiple-response, drag-and-drop, hotspot, audio, chart, graphic option and fill-in-the blank questions. Also included are two comprehensive tests with 100 questions each. Rationales are clear and detailed and cover correct as well as incorrect answers. Test-taking strategies help students dissect each question to its core components and provide keys to choosing the right answer. The book reviews all the topics covered on the actual NCLEX-RN, as evidenced by the identification of the Client Need and associated Activity Statement for all questions.
Deliver compassionate, competent care in any healthcare setting.
Written in a conversational, easy-to-read style and rich with dynamic images and illustrations, this comprehensive text helps you master the technical, communication and critical thinking skills essential to your success as a nursing assistant. Up-to-date coverage reflects the latest clinical approaches, and a practical format guides you through the decision-making process behind safe, fulfilling patient outcomes.
Bernadette Mazurek Melnyk, PhD, RN, CPNP/NPP, FAAN and Ellen Fineout-Overholt, PhD, RN, FNAP, FAAN
Develop the skills and knowledge you need to make evidence-based practice an integral part of your clinical decision making and everyday nursing practice with Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing and Healthcare. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-8453-9)
Succeed in your pathophysiology text with this 10th Edition of Porth’s Pathophysiology: Concepts of Altered Health States. Captivating and easy-to understand, this proven book provides comprehensive, nursing-focused coverage designed to help you grasp both the physical and psychological aspects of altered health. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-7755-5)
Prepare for the realities of today’s nursing practice.
Gain a professional edge in the nursing workplace with expert insight across a variety of contemporary and enduring issues you’ll encounter on the job. Comprehensively updated and reflecting the latest evidence-based perspectives, Professional Issues in Nursing: Challenges and Opportunities, 5th Edition, prepares you to confidently manage timely workplace considerations, workforce issues, legal and ethical concerns, nursing education challenges and issues related to professional power and furthering the nursing profession.
Amy J. Stegen, MSN, RN and Holli Sowerby, EdD, MSN, RN, CNE
Fully updated to cover today’s issues and trends, this classic text contains many real-life scenarios, giving students ample opportunities to understand and apply what they are learning. Chronological coverage moves from history (Unit I) to current events and issues (Unit II) to future nursing roles and responsibilities (Unit III). (ISBN: 978-1-4963-8500-0)
Donna M. Womble, MEd, BS, RN and Cynthia A. Kincheloe, MSN, BSN, ADN, RN
Confidently manage the mental health issues you’ll encounter across a wide range of healthcare settings.
Written specifically for LPN/LVN students, Introductory Mental Health Nursing, 4th Edition, equips you for the challenges of modern mental health nursing with clear, direct, clinically relevant information reflecting the most up-to-date perspectives in the field. This acclaimed text establishes essential groundwork, then builds on fundamental concepts to instill a confident understanding of the delivery of mental health care, the nursing process and its relation to mental health, and the management of specific psychiatric disorders to prepare you for success from the classroom to your career.
Taylor’s Clinical Nursing Skills: A Nursing Process Approach helps students master the patient interaction, clinical reasoning and communication skills essential to safe and effective person-centered care. Step-by-step, evidence-based guidelines walk students through common practices and simplify complex procedures to ready students for the rigors of daily nursing routines and the unexpected challenges that await in them in the clinical setting. (ISBN: 978-1-4963-8488-1)
Taylor's Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills, 4th Edition
Carol Taylor, PhD, MSN, RN; Pamela Lynn, EdD, MSN, RN and Jennifer Bartlett, PhD, RN-BC, CNE, CHSE
Taylor’s Video Guide to Clinical Nursing Skills, 4th Edition, follows nursing students and their instructors as they perform a range of essential nursing procedures. Step-by-step skill demonstrations to match the skills textbook are accompanied by model communication skills. By watching the videos and completing related activities, students will enhance their understanding and prepare for skills lab, clinicals and nursing practice.