The goal of EBP in healthcare is to promote improved interventions, care, and patient outcomes.Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing and healthcare. Building on the strength of previous versions, the fourth edition is fully revised to include updated content based on more than a decade of the model's use, refinement in real-life settings, and feedback from nurses and other healthcare professionals around the world.Key features of the book include:* NEW strategies for dissemination, including guidance on submitting manuscripts for publication* EXPANDED focus on the importance of interprofessional collaboration and teamwork, particularly when addressing the complex care issues often tackled by EBP teams* EXPANDED synthesis and translation steps, including an expanded list of outcome measures to determine the success of an EBP project* 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
Mosby's Nursing Skills is an online skills and procedures reference system from Elsevier. The site features over 830 interactive skills from five reference texts. Skills are indexed alphabetically, as well as by specialty and category. Each skill features color illustrations, text, references and videos.
Build on your prior nursing experiences. Here are all the theories and concepts you need to progress from RN to BSN and beyond. From timely topics, such as JCAHO’s safety initiatives, to healthcare reform and global issues, this popular text helps you continue your education and reach the next level of professional practice. Explore the challenges and issues that are changing the field of nursing. Then apply them to the situations you encounter in practice today and to the challenges you’ll encounter tomorrow.
This fourth edition of a highly acclaimed text continues to provide a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for graduate and undergraduate nursing students in a wide variety of settings. It is a respected resource for clinical faculty that provides proven strategies to maximize clinical learning. This revised edition features expanded content on approaches to meet the clinical learning needs of graduate students, regulatory issues affecting distance education across state lines, and the use of social media.
Staff educators have many resources for measuring clinical competency, but there has never been an objective, validated tool to measure the competencies of staff development specialists... until now. Competencies for Staff Educators: Tools to Evaluate and Enhance Nursing Professional Development is the first book to give staff educators a downloadable tool to establish and demonstrate proficiency.
Nurse as Educator: Principles of Teaching and Learning for Nursing Practice, Fourth Edition prepares nurse educators, clinical nurse specialists, and nurse practitioners for their ever-increasing role in patient teaching, health education, health promotion, and nursing education. This text can be used in undergraduate or even graduate courses; one of the strengths of this text is that it is written in a style that enables students to easily understand new conceptsand readily apply them. Other strong features include coverage of the motivational and sociocultural differences that affect teaching and learning.