Margaret M. Andrews, PhD, RN, FAAN; Joyceen S. Boyle, PhD, RN, FAAN; and John W. Collins, MSHE, BSN, BBA
Ensure Culturally Competent, Contextually Meaningful Care for Every Patient
Rooted in cultural assessment and trusted for its proven approach, Transcultural Concepts in Nursing Care is your key to ensuring safe, ethical and effective care to diverse cultures and populations. This comprehensive text helps you master transcultural theories, models and research studies while honing the communication and collaboration skills essential to success in today’s changing clinical nursing environment.
Quickly Access Everything You Need to Calculate Dosages Effectively and Ensure Accurate Drug Delivery
Current, compact and easy to use, Math for Nurses: A Pocket Guide to Dosage Calculation and Drug Preparation helps you perfect the basic math skills, measurement systems and drug calculations/preparations essential to successful nursing practice. Packed with real clinical examples and practice problems, this pocket-sized reference guides you step-by-step through the problem-solving and practical applications required in the nursing workplace.
A Highly Visual, Hands-on Approach to Dosage Calculation and Drug Administration
With an engaging, step-by-step approach to solving problems, this bestselling text is your key to mastering dosage calculation and the principles of drug administration. This updated edition contains numerous clinical examples, dosage problems and proficiency tests in every chapter to help you build your knowledge and improve the skills you need for successful nursing practice.
Safely and Effectively Calculate Medication Dosages
Dosage calculation and drug administration are easier than ever with this easy-to-use skill-building guide. Clinical Calculations Made Easy equips you to confidently calculate accurate medication dosages with a review of basic math skills and measurement systems, as well as a systematic approach to drug calculations/preparations using the proven dimensional analysis method.
Ensure Culturally Competent, Contextually Meaningful Care for Every Patient
Fundamentals of Nursing: Human Health and Function provides students with the foundational knowledge and clinical skills to think critically and be competent nurses in today’s fast-paced clinical settings. Students will learn the basics of how to promote health, differentiate between normal function and dysfunction, and follow the nursing process.
Developed specifically for the LPN/LVN student, Contemporary Practical/Vocational Nursing delivers a basic introduction to the nursing profession with an emphasis on lifelong learning, leadership skills and career planning to help students develop the practical knowledge and problem-solving skills for success. The updated 9th Edition of this versatile text reflects the latest evidence-based coverage of the LPN/LVN professions and equips student nurses with the clinical judgment capabilities essential to an effective career in today’s nursing workforce.
Master the Pharmacology Concepts You’ll Encounter on Your Licensure Exam!
Reinforce your understanding and ready yourself for success with this comprehensive review of critical pharmacology content covered on the NCLEX-RN®. Lippincott® Pharmacology Review for NCLEX-RN® summarizes core medication classes and their associated conditions in an easy-to-use format accompanied by ample practice questions to help you excel on your exams and make a confident transition to clinical practice.
NCLEX-RN REVIEW MADE INCREDIBLY EASY!, 6th Edition, is designed to help nursing students prepare to take the licensing examination. The book blends critical content review in an easy-to-follow and bulleted format, pharmacology tables that summarize core medication information, and thousands of questions covering all the Client Need categories of NCLEX® and the major content areas of pre-licensure programs. The product reviews core curriculum concerns and more than 3,000 questions that prompt active learning and higher-order thinking. Questions align with the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN) 2019 RN test plan and are written in the style used on the licensing examination. Other features include the use of all the types of alternate-format questions found on the licensing examination, detailed rationales for both correct and incorrect answers, and information about the NCLEX-RN. An accompanying code gives students access to an interactive online engine where they can practice the questions from the book as well as other questions not found in the print resource.
This clearly written, easy-to-use reference manual delivers the evidence-based information nursing students and practicing nurses need to make confident diagnoses and construct care plans that meet patients’ healthcare needs. The perfect reference for any clinical, classroom or simulation setting, this updated edition integrates the nursing process throughout and makes it easier than ever to access the latest NANDA-I nursing diagnoses.
Clear, comprehensive nursing diagnoses in your students’ pockets
This concise, easy-to-read pocket guide puts everything students need to formulate nursing diagnoses and construct care plans right at their fingertips. Incorporating the latest NANDA-I Nursing Diagnoses, this updated edition integrates the nursing process throughout and fits in a pocket for fast, efficient use in any clinical, classroom or simulation setting. A consistent, full-color design makes accessing information and designing care plans quick and easy, and up-to-date, evidence-based coverage helps students craft plans that meet patients’ healthcare needs.
Bessie L. Marquis RN, CNAA, MSN, Carol J. Huston MSN, MPA, DPA
The best-selling leadership and management text for nursing education programs
Employing an experiential, active learning approach to leadership and management, the 10th Edition of this best-selling text equips students for success in the ever-changing, increasingly challenging professional nursing workforce. Current, comprehensive coverage details the responsibilities of high-performing middle- and top-level nursing managers — from managing conflict and working collaboratively to organizing patient care and staffing. Hundreds of engaging, hands-on learning exercises enhance students’ critical-thinking and problem-solving skills and provide them with essential practice in making leadership and management decisions before they enter high-stakes, real-world clinical settings.
Make nursing research approachable with the authoritative resource for nursing graduate students. This best-selling text features the latest methodologic innovations in nursing, medicine, and the social sciences delivered in a user-friendly writing style to help students master research methods, confidently critique research reports, and apply evidence-based findings in clinical practice. The extensively revised 11th Edition retains the helpful features, pedagogy, and clean design that have made the book a classic and introduces two new chapters reflecting the growing importance of applicability, generalizability, relevance, and quality improvement and improvement science.
Confidently master the acquisition and application of nursing research skills.
Complete with full research reports, critiques, and the innovative online Toolkit, this knowledge-building companion to Nursing Research: Generating and Assessing Evidence for Nursing Practice reinforces the acquisition of basic research skills and enhances students’ ability to confidently conduct, appraise, and critique research studies. Learning exercises emphasize careful reading and critical appraisal; robust appendices deliver fast access to a wide range of nursing research reports; and the timesaving online Toolkit provides best-practice research resources that can be easily adapted to meet individual needs.
Sandra J. Peterson PhD, RN, Timothy S. Bredow PhD, RN, NP-C
Ensure Culturally Competent, Contextually Meaningful Care for Every Patient. The most robust middle range theories resource available.
The most complete and detailed book devoted to middle range theories, Middle Range Theories: Application to Nursing Research and Practice delivers expert advice on selecting the appropriate theory for a nursing research project and helps students develop the critical thinking skills needed to effectively critique theories. Each theory chapter details examples of the theory’s use in research and its application to clinical practice, as well as critical thinking exercises and a variety of essential tools for the nurse researcher. This Fifth Edition is updated with valuable project management guidance detailing everything students need to confidently plan, manage and evaluate a project.
Ready yourself for the realities of professional nursing practice with this proven approach to pathophysiology. Distilling need-to-know disease content in a clear, accessible format, Porth’s Essentials of Pathophysiology offers concise yet complete coverage of how the body works to help you establish the scientific foundation essential to success in your nursing career.
Catherine Gannon Tagher, EdD, MSN, RN, APRN; Lisa Marie Knapp, RN, MSN, MEd, CCRN
Immerse Yourself in the Role of a Pediatric Nurse
Develop the clinical judgment and critical thinking skills needed to excel in pediatric nursing with this innovative, case-based text. Pediatric Nursing: A Case-Based Approach brings the realities of practice to life and helps you master essential information on growth and development, body systems, and pharmacologic therapy as you apply your understanding to fictional scenarios based on real clinical cases throughout the pediatric nursing experience. Accompanying units leverage these patient stories to enrich your understanding of key concepts and reinforce their clinical relevance, giving you unparalleled preparation for the challenges you’ll face in your nursing career.
A concept-based approach to pediatric nursing that builds on foundational topics from concept to application
Confidently deliver the foundation student nurses need for sound nursing care of children and their families with Essentials of Pediatric Nursing, 4th Edition. A unique concept-based approach and nursing process focus helps students go from concept to application by building on prior knowledge, establishing an understanding of broad concepts before instilling the ability to solve problems in complex situations. Supported by Interactive Case Studies, Unfolding Case Studies, Clinical Reasoning Alerts and other active learning features, this accessible text emphasizes active, conceptual learning to help you make the most of your class time and foster essential critical thinking throughout your course.
Current, concise, and optimized for today’s nursing practice, Focus on Nursing Pharmacology makes challenging concepts more approachable to establish a foundation for effective drug therapy throughout your nursing career. This updated 8th edition builds on your knowledge of physiology, chemistry and nursing fundamentals to help you conceptualize need-to-know information about each group of drugs, while engaging learning features cultivate your clinical application, critical thinking and patient education capabilities.
A Practical Focus on the Skills and Concepts Essential to Your Success
With an accessible, clear and student-friendly approach, Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing clarifies challenging concepts and helps your students build a foundation for working successfully with clients experiencing mental health challenges regardless of care setting. The text explores the full spectrum of psychiatric nursing, helping you master specific nursing interventions, hone your therapeutic communication skills and learn to apply content effectively within the framework of the nursing process.
Mary Ann Boyd, PhD, DNS, RN, PMHCNS-BC; Rebecca Luebbert, PhD, RN, PMHCNS-BC
Ensure a Seamless Transition to Practice for the Beginning Psychiatric Nurse
Whether you’re teaching a dedicated psychiatric nursing course or integrating psychiatric nursing principles into an existing course, Essentials of Psychiatric Nursing helps you confidently equip students with the basic knowledge and skills for success in entry-level mental health nursing. This concise, engaging, evidence-based text delivers a unique focus on communication skills, mental health promotion and evidence-based, recovery-oriented nursing care of people with common mental health disorders. Its powerful real-world examples and explanations in easy-to-understand language prepare students for the challenges of clinical practice.