Nursing Resource Center

 

Education and management resources for nursing professionals to effectively train and lead staff members and employ evidence-based best practices. Covering challenges including developing leadership and management skills, building critical thinking, and becoming the voice of nursing.

Shared Governance: The Essentials for Building Competencies and Measuring Progress

 

At the heart of shared governance is a collective effort in achieving a greater good for the patient. This book provides the tools to help you build competencies and measure progress, processes, and outcomes for organizational shared governance with the goal of improved staff satisfaction, productivity, and patient care.

 

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Building Your Professional Portfolio: Essential Tools for Healthcare Providers

 

A master portfolio is a repository of YOU—your stories, artifacts, reflections, and progress through school and work. It is important to properly construct that story, especially when using it for your professional development. This book provides the guidance and framework to help you translate your education and work experience into the narrative that represents and defines you.

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Essential Skills for Nurse Managers

 

 

Novice and experienced nurse managers will find the proven strategies, tools, and resources they need to excel as nurse leaders. This book provides downloadable forms and tools on all the key topics that enable the manager to immediately incorporate the strategies and techniques in the book into practice.

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Nurse Residency Program Builder

 

 

This title provides a multitude of expert advice and resources to get you started and truly make the program work for your facility. Each chapter gives you the best-practice components needed to implement or enhance a successful NRP within your organization.

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Effective Preceptor Handbook for Nurses

 

In this invaluable and compact handbook, nurse preceptors in training will learn how to access adult learning styles, validate competencies, develop critical feedback and evaluation skills, and gain confidence to successfully onboard and launch their preceptees.

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Nursing and Therapy: A Collaborative Approach to Documentation, Quality, and Payment Reform

 

Most SNFs provide the care the resident needs at the appropriate time, but struggle with communicating and recording the care on the MDS. This resource highlights key areas of collaboration and communication that can ensure the full scope of resident care is documented and identified, letting the facility receive the payment it deserves.

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Ending Nurse-to-Nurse Hostility

 

 

 

The first and most respected book showing nurses, both new and experienced, how to build a better workplace by facing and overcoming horizontal hostility is now updated. With this new content, this book can continue to empower nurses to create positive change for themselves and their peers.

 

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Finance and Budgeting Made Simple: Essential Skills for Nurses

 

 

In this time of healthcare reform, nurse leaders are held accountable for the financial aspect of healthcare more than ever before. Ensure you understand the financial terminology, your budget statement, and how to successfully plan and budget for your department with the straightforward explanations found in this resource.

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Patient Status Training Toolkit for Medicare Utilization Review, Second Edition

In addition to an overview of regulatory requirements, the toolkit offers access to downloadable case studies and Medicare resources that will help guide committee members through real-world cases. Ensure correct patient status determinations in fast-paced environments.

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Preventing Catheter-Associated Urinary Tract Infections

 

 

This comprehensive book will help you implement a personalized prevention program that builds on your current procedures for monitoring catheter usage and CAUTI rates. Through evidence-based best practices and guidelines, you will be able to effectively track patients with catheters and the duration of each catheterization.

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Nurse Practitioner Fellowship: Program Planning and Curriculum Development

This resource can be used as a step-by-step guide for those interested in developing, implementing, evaluating and improving upon current NP fellowship programs. Each chapter also contains useful activities and answers to frequently asked questions when starting an NP fellowship program.

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