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Nursing/Allied Health Books
Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing Master the whys & hows of Medical-Surgical Nursing. Here's everything you need to know to care for adult medical-surgical patients and pass the NCLEX-PN#65533;. Easy-to-understand guidance helps you confidently grasp the principles, concepts, and skills essential for practice. Rely on the Study Guide for Understanding Medical-Surgical Nursing for even more practice! Each chapter corresponds to a chapter in the text. You'll find critical-thinking exercises * matching and true/false tests * word scrambles * crosswords puzzles * vocabulary review exercises * and NCLEX-PN#65533; style questions that will prepare you for classroom and professional success. Click here for a preview of the text and resources.
Call Number: RT41 .W576 2015
Safe Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Care LPN focused. Easy to read. Resource rich. Finally! A new OB/peds textbook that focuses on what LPNs must know. You'll find just the right depth and breadth of coverage with a focus on the knowledge and skills that LPNs need to know to practice safely. The text works together with a wealth of online tools and activities on DavisPlus to help you master materials. An access code inside new printed texts unlocks your DavisPlus Premium online resources, including your Davis Digital eBook, the complete text online, for study anytime, anywhere. See what instructors are saying... "The content is really geared for the LPN/LVN student. The layout of the text highlights many different areas. Safe Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Care helps to prioritize content for the student as well as helps to focus their learning. This text is well organized!" - Jan Didich, RN, BSN, MA, Assistant Professor at Clark State Community College
Call Number: RJ245 .L56 2017
Study Guide for Safe Maternity and Pediatric Nursing Care Here's the perfect companion to Safe Maternity & Pediatric Nursing Care. Each chapter in the Study Guide corresponds to a chapter in the text. Exercise by exercise, activity by activity, you'll develop your critical-thinking and problem-solving skills while mastering the principles, concepts, and procedures essential to success in the classroom and in practice.
Call Number: RJ245 .L56 2017 suppl.
Health Measurement Scales: a practical guide to their development and use Clinicians and those in health sciences are frequently called upon to measure subjective states such as attitudes, feelings, quality of life, educational achievement and aptitude, and learning style in their patients. This fifth edition of Health Measurement Scales enables these groups toboth develop scales to measure non-tangible health outcomes, and better evaluate and differentiate between existing tools. Health Measurement Scales is the ultimate guide to developing and validating measurement scales that are to be used in the health sciences. The book covers how the individual items are developed; various biases that can affect responses (e.g. social desirability, yea-saying, framing); variousresponse options; how to select the best items in the set; how to combine them into a scale; and finally how to determine the reliability and validity of the scale. It concludes with a discussion of ethical issues that may be encountered, and guidelines for reporting the results of the scaledevelopment process. Appendices include a comprehensive guide to finding existing scales, and a brief introduction to exploratory and confirmatory factor analysis, making this book a must-read for any practitioner dealing with this kind of data.
Call Number: RA408.5 .S77 2015
Ethical Competence in Nursing Practice: competencies, skills, decision-making This is a unique, innovative professional nursing ethics textbook designed specifically for all practicing nurses and to meet the educational needs of all nursing students, including RN to BSN and RN to MSN students. Written by experts in the field, it discusses ethical concepts relevant to the registered nurse who has practiced for several years but is learning higher level concepts and applications. This text addresses different areas of professional practice and is rich with case studies illustrating the need for ethical competence and decision making. The book fulfills the necessary criteria for the AACN Essentials for Baccalaureate Education and the QSEN and IOM competencies. It also integrates relevant provisions and statements from the revised Code for Nurses (ANA, 2015). Clear and concise, the text relates content to the nurse's current practice and introduces a framework for the development of ethical competence, from recognition of an ethical situation to implementation of a justifiable action. A decision-making model that includes elements of care and virtue ethics is also included. Essential communication and conflict skills are addressed, in addition to the role of the ethics committee and ethics consultation. The book discusses common ethical issues likely to be encountered, how to recognize and address moral distress, and ethical practice as it relates to research, quality, and safety. Case studies that incorporate evidence-informed research provide the opportunity to develop ethical skills and apply decisionmaking principles. Relevant QSEN competencies and provisions and statements from the ANA's revised Code for Nurses (2015) are featured in each chapter. Interactive exercises and questions and PowerPoints provide further opportunity for critical thinking. KEY FEATURES: Addresses the specific needs of practicing nurses and students in the RN to BSN and RN to MSN coursesFulfills AACN Essentials, IOM competencies, and QSEN KSAs Integrates relevant provisions and statements from the revised Code for Nurses (ANA, 2015)Builds upon previous practice experienceDiscusses ethical competence in a variety of practice environmentsIncludes case studies to apply ethical competencies
Call Number: RT85 .R63 2017
Nursing Key Topics Review: Maternity Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Maternity! This quick review and accompanying mobile web app focus on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from pregnancy, labor, and birth to postpartum and newborn nursing care. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Mobile web app audio summaries reinforce content when you are on the go. Best of all, it's easy to assess your understanding as you go along - because key maternity topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales. Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information helps you study and learn maternity nursing in the most time-efficient way possible. Quick-access format reflects what busy students want - quality content sprinkled with review questions. Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere. NCLEX#65533; exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material. Bulleted lists let you see key content at a glance, allowing for quick comprehension. Summary tables and illustrations make learning and review easier.
Call Number: RG951 .M3747 2017x
Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual: nursing certification review manual, continuing education resource, clinical practice resource Are you looking into how to advance your professional development through certification? Need a reliable and credible reference resource? No matter where you are in the process, make sure you have the most valuable review and resource tool at your disposal. The Nursing Knowledge Center's Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC's) Nurse Executive certification exam. Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you: Study and analyze comprehensive material and concepts written by nursing experts. Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam. Prepare for and familiarize yourself with nurse executive standards of practice. And much more ... Make the Nurse Executive Review and Resource Manual a key resource in your certification preparation. Book jacket.
Call Number: RT89 .R86 2016
Watson's Caring in the Digital World: a guide for caring when interacting teaching, and learning in cyberspace This innovative text, built on the foundations of Watson's Caring Science, demonstrates how nursing professionals can develop virtual relationships that encompass caring and understanding in professional, teaching/learning, and everyday cyber communications. It describes how caring and love can transcend distance, space, and time in our increasingly virtual world to preserve the basic fabric of humanity as we physically interact less and electronically interact more. Straightforward and concise, the text offers specific practices for teachers, students, and professionals to support caring in a digital world, along with practical examples that enable readers to envision ways to create their own caring online presence. The text provides examples of initiatives aimed at establishing ongoing intent to care on levels ranging from personal to global. Included are a variety of educational activities that rely on digital resources to facilitate interaction, collaboration, learning, and connection. Learning objectives and knowledge-check questions in each chapter reinforce information, and a corresponding MOOC and other free professional online trainings are available to readers to augment study. Key Features: Built on Watson's Caring Science and expanded through Sitzman's researchContains specific information and practical examples for faculty, students, and professionals who interact onlineProvides examples of online caring initiatives from personal to globalValidated by seven research studies and extensive online experience of the authors
Call Number: RT84.5 .S534 2017
NCLEX-RN 2016 Strategies, Practice and Review: with Practice Test Pass the NCLEX-RN or your money back--guaranteed! Passing the NCLEX-RN exam is not just about what you know--it's about how you think. With expert critical thinking strategies and targeted practice, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2016 Strategies, Practice & Review with Practice Test shows you how to leverage your content knowledge to think like a nurse. Features: * 10 critical thinking paths to break down what exam questions are asking * 8 end-of-chapter practice sets to help you put critical thinking principles into action * Streamlined content review, organized along the exam's "Client Needs" framework * Review of all question types, including alternate-format questions * Full-length practice test * Detailed rationales for all answer choices, correct and incorrect * Techniques for mastering the computer adaptive test With expert strategies and the most test-like questions anywhere, Kaplan's NCLEX-RN 2016 Strategies, Practice & Review with Practice Test will make you assured and confident on test day.
Call Number: RT55 .N42 2016x
NCLEX-RN® Excel : test success through unfolding case study review Promotes mastery of the more challenging 2016 exam This ultimate NCLEX-RN(r) review book that helps you think like a nurse has been fully updated to incorporate the 2016 test plan. Including more complex case studies to reflect the difficulty of the exam, this comprehensive review encourages active learning to master the content. Each evolving case study is broken down into realistic clinical problems that students can solve only by using the critical thinking skills necessary for the NCLEX-RN exam. Interspersed with over 700 interactive questions and rationales, audio-based questions, and electronic learning resources, the case studies mimic real-life nursing situations and provide models to help students problem-solve when taking the actual test. The review is presented in an enjoyable format without the drudgery of question after unrelated question or medical terminology flashcards. Multiple-choice questions, select all that apply, hot spots, matching, true and false, prioritizing, gaming, and calculations replicate the actual NCLEX-RN exam and keep students engaged throughout the review process. Each nursing specialty features a chapter on its specific pharmacology principles, culminating in a stand-alone chapter solely dedicated to reviewing pharmacological principles. Beyond its utility as an exam review, this resource is also a unique case study book designed to assist instructors in delivering content in an innovative format. New to the Second Edition: Fully updated to mirror the new 2016 test planReflects new changes in nursing, including prioritization, delegation, room assignment, The Joint Commission competencies, work-arounds, Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation (SBAR) reporting, and value-based careMore in-depth case studies to reflect greater exam complexity New chapters on gerontology nursing, men s health, and veterans healthNew question types, including audio-basedNew e-learning componentNew responses to questions are defined by test plan categories and difficulty levelAdds many new interactive questions and answers Key Features: Uses unfolding case study approach, integrating all patient care content areas with practice and professional rolesMirrors NCLEX test blueprintOffers an enjoyable study option distinct from traditional Q & A Provides over 700 questions and answers using varied NCLEX question stylesIncludes references at the end of chapters for self-remediation"
Call Number: RT55 .N35 2017
Health Assessment for Nursing Practice Today''s nursing students are busier and more pressed for time than ever. The good news is that Health Assessment for Nursing Practice, 6th Edition caters to your needs by focusing only on the information you need to master the core assessment skills and thrive in clinical practice. In addition to its focused content, you can look forward to straightforward and easy-to-understand language; vivid photos; clean page layouts; and of course the latest information on topical things like electronic documentation, QSEN competencies, and cultural considerations. Plus, with its abundance of engaging learning tools - like case studies, procedure videos, animations, and insightful call-outs - you''ll be able to maximize your learning AND study time! Straightforward, easy-to-understand coverage gives readers the knowledge and confidence to perform a complete physical examination. Clear differentiation between basic skills and advanced procedures or special-circumstance procedures helps readers pinpoint essential assessments. Two-column format creates a visual distinction between normal and abnormal findings and techniques. Vivid full-color photos walk readers step-by-step through key assessment techniques to better understand key abnormalities. UNIQUE! Concept Overview boxes present core concepts in the context of health assessment, with discussions of pain, oxygenation, perfusion, tissue integrity, motion, sensory perception, metabolism, and intracranial regulation. UNIQUE! Clinical Reasoning boxes explain the thought process of an experienced nurse making a clinical decision to help readers gain expert perspective on clinical judgment and the decision-making process in nursing practice. UNIQUE! Patients with Situational Variations sections address special circumstances or needs for patients in wheelchairs or other limitations and exam variations. Documenting Expected Findings sections demonstrate how to chart normal findings -- a perpetual area of struggle among nursing students. Review questions in the book help assess reader''s understanding of need-to-know content. UNIQUE! Case studies at the end of each chapter give readers practice in developing clinical reasoning skills in the context of health assessment and physical examination. UNIQUE! Adapting Health Assessment to the Hospitalized Patient chapter explains special techniques for performing a head-to-toe assessment of a patient in a hospital setting. Health Promotion for Evidence-Based Practice boxes apply the U.S. government''s Healthy People 2020 objectives and include thorough discussions of recommendations for health promotion and reducing risk. Ethnic, Cultural, and Spiritual Variations boxes help readers anticipate the unique needs of a multicultural patient population. Health Assessment Across the Life Span unit contains four separate chapters that cover all lifespan content, including older adults, pregnant patients, and infants, children, and adolescents. Synthesis and Application of Health Assessment unit details how to conduct, document, and adapt the head-to-toe examination. NEW! Refocused and streamlined content eliminates "content saturation" by drastically reducing the amount of advanced practice and examination procedures, techniques, and content that are applicable to nurse practitioner levels; thus keeping readers focused on the most common and important learnings and procedures. NEW! Student laboratory manual (sold separately) provides an invaluable resource for mastering physical examination. NEW! Improved page layout features a less cluttered and more reader-friendly look thanks to the removal of extraneous tables and illustrations. NEW! Improved text design includes updated fonts, photos, and illustrations to make the material more readable and the concepts easier-to-understand. NEW! Two new concept overviews incorporate the physiological principles of metabolism and nutrition into text material. NEW! Updated electronic documentation content ensures accuracy and congruency with the most current technology and best practices. NEW! Updated ethnic/cultural/spiritual variations content reflects the latest trends currently being seen in practice today.
Call Number: RT48 .W55 2017
Evidence-Based Nursing: the research-practice connection Evidence-Based Nursing: The Research–Practice Connection, Fourth Edition introduces students to research methods and evidence-based practice. The text helps students understand research methods, how to appraise and use research evidence in clinical decision-making, and how to fully understand and engage in evidence-based practice. By linking evidence-based practice to recent research in safety and quality programs, it provides timely information in both healthcare and nursing settings.
Call Number: RT81.5 .B82 2018
Nursing Key Topics Review Pediatrics Study efficiently with Nursing Key Topics Review: Pediatrics! This quick review and accompanying mobile web app focus on the most critical, practical, and relevant maternal nursing information to prepare you for success on course exams. Concise coverage includes topics from physical assessment and family-centered care to laboratory tests, nursing interventions, and care of the child with issues such as respiratory or cardiac problems. Summary tables and quick, bulleted lists make it easier to glance through and remember concepts. Mobile web app audio summaries reinforce content when you are on the go. Best of all, it’s easy to assess your understanding as you go along ― because key pediatric topics are always immediately followed by review questions with correct answers and rationales.•Emphasis on critical, practical, and relevant information helps you study and learn pediatric nursing in the most time-efficient way possible.
•Quick-access format reflects what busy students want ― quality content sprinkled with review questions.
•Audio summaries on a mobile web app make it easy to review anytime, anywhere.
•NCLEX® exam-style review questions include answers and rationales, allowing you to assess your understanding and retention of the material.
•Bulleted lists let you see key content at a glance, allowing for quick comprehension.
•Summary tables and illustrations make learning and review easier
Call Number: RJ245 .N87 2017x
Pain Management Nursing: scope and standards of practice Assessing and managing pain-the primary symptom for those seeking health care-is imperative in every RN's daily practice. Pain management nursing takes this further with its specific focus to alleviate pain, improve pain relief, optimize function, and maintain quality of life of patients across the life span and in every practice setting. The premier resource for today's pain management nurse, Pain Management Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition is informed by ongoing advances in nursing, patient care, and the understanding of pain in its many dimensions. It addresses what every RN in this evidence-based practice specialty needs to know, including practice roles, tenets and principles, essential knowledge and skills, ethical considerations, and trends in care, education, public policy, and technology. This new edition's 17 competency-based standards provide a framework for evaluating practice outcomes and goals and for delineating what is expected of all pain management nurses. Its scope of practice-which establishes the who, what, where, when, why, and how of their practice-is the context for applying these standards. Pain Management Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice, 2nd Edition is a must-have for practicing or aspiring pain management nurse, and a useful resource for interprofessional practitioners and stakeholders involved in
Call Number: RT87.P35 A447 2016
Management/Employee Development Books
Reinventing Organizations : a guide to creating organizations inspired by the next stage of human consciousness The way we manage organizations seems increasingly out of date. Survey after survey shows that a majority of employees feel disengaged from their companies. The epidemic of organizational disillusionment goes way beyond Corporate America-teachers, doctors, and nurses are leaving their professions in record numbers because the way we run schools and hospitals kills their vocation. Government agencies and nonprofits have a noble purpose, but working for these entities often feels soulless and lifeless just the same. All these organizations suffer from power games played at the top and powerlessness at lower levels, from infighting and bureaucracy, from endless meetings and a seemingly never-ending succession of change and cost-cutting programs.
Deep inside, we long for soulful workplaces, for authenticity, community, passion, and purpose. The solution, according to many progressive scholars, lies with more enlightened management. But reality shows that this is not enough. In most cases, the system beats the individual-when managers or leaders go through an inner transformation, they end up leaving their organizations because they no longer feel like putting up with a place that is inhospitable to the deeper longings of their soul.
We need more enlightened leaders, but we need something more: enlightened organizational structures and practices. But is there even such a thing? Can we conceive of enlightened organizations?
In this groundbreaking book, the author shows that every time humanity has shifted to a new stage of consciousness in the past, it has invented a whole new way to structure and run organizations, each time bringing extraordinary breakthroughs in collaboration. A new shift in consciousness is currently underway. Could it help us invent a radically more soulful and purposeful way to run our businesses and nonprofits, schools and hospitals?
The pioneering organizations researched for this book have already "cracked the code." Their founders have fundamentally questioned every aspect of management and have come up with entirely new organizational methods. Even though they operate in very different industries and geographies and did not know of each other's experiments, the structures and practices they have developed are remarkably similar. It's hard not to get excited about this finding: a new organizational model seems to be emerging, and it promises a soulful revolution in the workplace.
"Reinventing Organizations" describes in practical detail how organizations large and small can operate in this new paradigm. Leaders, founders, coaches, and consultants will find this work a joyful handbook, full of insights, examples, and inspiring stories.
Call Number: HD58.8 .L356 2014x
It's about Patient Care: transforming healthcare information technology the Cleveland Clinic Way A proven working model of healthcare IT as a transformative clinical and business engine--from one of the world's leading healthcare organizations Exciting new technology is revolutionizing healthcare in the twenty-first century. This visionary guide by Cleveland Clinic's esteemed CIO shows you how to design, implement, and maximize your organization's IT systems to deliver fully integrated, coordinated, high-quality care. You'll learn how to: * Collaborate with patients: Track and monitor patients' progress and communicate with them any time, anywhere. * Coordinate multiple caregivers and care teams: Build a network of communication among healthcare professionals across disciplines in different locations who are working on a single patient case; and integrate various IT systems into a fully functioning network. * Optimize electronic medical records: Quickly pull up and share patient histories, test results, and other essential data to provide timely care; and expand real-time access to clinical data and research. * Use IT for competitive advantage: Enable live chats, virtual visits, and online second opinions; create a content-rich, user-friendly website; build a social media strategy that engages patients and caregivers alike. Using the latest advancements in IT, you'll be able to access and apply a wide range of online tools and field-tested strategies to any organization. Go behind the scenes at Clinic Cleveland to see how caregivers executed their IT strategy in a working environment--and how patients benefitted as a result. You'll find simple but powerful ways to expand your IT network and provide personal, one-on-one care to all of your patients, anywhere in the world. By connecting your patients with caregivers--and caregivers with each other--you'll be better equipped to diagnose conditions, recommend treatments, and monitor patients in ways that weren't even possible 10 years ago. And you'll see a vision of where IT is headed in the Internet of Healthcare. This is the future of healthcare. It's on your computer, your phone, your tablet, your network, and the world wide web. It's the IT advantage that makes organizations like Cleveland Clinic so successful--and patients healthier and happier. It's about time. IT's About Patient Care.
Call Number: R855.3 .H37 2017
Fundamentals of Project Management Boasting sales of more than 200,000 copies, Fundamentals of Project Management has helped generations of project managers navigate the ins and outs of every aspect of this complex discipline. But much has changed in recent years. Fully updated in accordance with the latest version of theProject Management Body of Knowledge(PMBOK#65533;), the fifth edition of this classic text remains the perfect introduction to the subject, showing readers how to: Clarify project goals and objectives • Develop a work breakdown structure • Create a project risk plan • Produce a realistic schedule • Manage change requests • Control and evaluate progress at every stage • Lead the project team The book contains new information and expanded coverage on topics including estimating; stakeholder management; procurement management; creating a communication plan; project closure; requirements for PMP certification; and much more. Chock full of tools, techniques, examples, and instructive exercises, this up-to-the-minute guide will help you plan and execute projects on time, on budget—and with maximum efficiency.
Call Number: HD69.P75 L488 2016
Impossible to Ignore: creating memorable content to influence decisions A groundbreaking approach to creating memorable messages that are easy to process, hard to forget, and impossible to ignore―using the latest in brain science Audiences forget up to 90% of what you communicate. How can your employees and customers decide to act on your message if they only remember a tenth of it? How do you know which tenth they'll remember? How will you stay on their minds long enough to spark the action you need? Many experts have offered techniques on how to improve your own memory, but not how to influence other people's memory--and impact their decisions. Drawing on the latest research in neuroscience and cognitive psychology, Carmen Simon, PhD, reveals how to avoid the hazards of random recall and deliver just the right amount of content. No more redundant meetings, rambling e-mails, or anemic presentations. In Impossible to Ignore, she shows you how to execute a proven three-step plan for persuasion: 1. Create cues that attract attention and connect with your audience's needs 2. Use memory-influencing variables to control what your audience remembers 3. Turn today's intentions into tomorrow's actions This practical guide is filled with case studies, examples, and a checklist to help you put the power of cognitive science to work for your business. Whether you're giving a presentation, conducting a meeting, delivering training, making a sales pitch, or creating a marketing campaign, these field-tested techniques will help you develop content that speaks to people's hearts, stays in their heads, and influences their decisions. It's not just memorable--it's Impossible to Ignore.
Call Number: HF5718.22 .S556 2016
Marketing for Special and Academic Libraries Here s an easy-to-follow, practical, easily-implementable, 21st-Century marketing book for academic and special libraries. Written by two practicing librarians who are passionate about communicating with users, the book provides both the inspiration and drive to market your library and practical tips and suggestions on how to do that effectively. Topics covered include: .The process of planning a marketing campaign and how some time spent on planning at the outset can help keep you focused and help you determine your level of success. .The importance of using brands and brand identity to help you establish your library s brand and market that aggressively to your users and potential users. Brand consistency is stressed here. .Marketing tools: oDigital publications, oSocial media, oVisual and print marketing materials, oPersonal interactions oEvents you can use throughout the year. For each topic, we will talk about best practices, what works, what often doesn t, and we share best concise case studies from all types of academic and special libraries."
Call Number: Z716.3 .H54 2016
The Heart of Librarianship: attentive, postiive and purposeful change Adaptation to change that's based on thoughtful planning and grounded in the mission of libraries: it's a model that respected LIS thinker and educator Michael Stephens terms "hyperlinked librarianship." And the result, for librarians in leadership positions as well as those working on the front lines, is flexible librarianship that's able to stay closely aligned with the needs and wants of library users. In this collection of essays from his "Office Hours" columns in Library Journal, Stephens explores the issues and emerging trends that are transforming the profession. Among the topics he discusses are: the importance of accessible, welcoming, and responsive library environments that invite open and equitable participation, and which factors are preventing many libraries from ramping up community engagement and user-focused services; challenges, developments, and emerging opportunities in the field, including new ways to reach users and harness curiosity; considerations for prospective librarians, from knowing what you want out of the profession to learning how to aim for it; why LIS curriculum and teaching styles need to evolve; mentoring and collaboration; and the concept of the library as classroom, a participatory space to experiment with new professional roles, new technologies, and new ways of interacting with patrons. Bringing together ideas for practice, supporting evidence from recent research, and insights into what lies ahead, this book will inform and inspire librarians of all types.
Call Number: Z665 .S746 2016
Making Sense of Medicine: bridging the gap between doctor guidelines & patient preferences The more we know about medicine, the more we realize that many health questions have no one true answer. Realizing this, and thinking carefully about how medicine asks patients to treat their conditions, leads us to some questions. How reliable are the guidelines that might form the basis of doctors advice? Is it wrong, after all, to base an approach to medicine on patients preferences? And, given that there is often a distance between the treatment a doctor advises and what a patient would like to do, how do we bridge the gap especially in a health culture of inequality, technical proficiency, and increasing costs? In practical, engaging, narrative-driven chapters about common health conditions that millions of Americans are familiar with depression and high blood pressure, arthritis and diabetes Dr. Zackary Berger of Johns Hopkins demystifies the often bewildering disconnect between patients and doctors and asks us all to think more clearly about how best to protect and cure the human body."
Call Number: R727.3 .B468 2016
Wait a Hot Minute!: how to manage your life with the minutes you have When Did Perpetual Distraction and Multi-Tasking Become the New Normal?
My schedule is CRAZY right now...There just aren t enough hours in the day...I wish I could take a moment to catch my breath, but life won t slow down long enough.Chances are, you ve already said something like this today (probably while checking your phone for the fifth time in an hour).
Best-selling author Jackie Gaines wants you to finally get real about all the ways you re squandering your most precious resource. Wait a Hot Minute! offers 'respectful truth-telling' about the time robbers that are ruining your life and lays out some practical tips to help you refocus on the things that really matter.
Readers will learn:
Practical tips working parents can use to maximize their stretched-to-the-limit time (and even make room for joy)
Why you most likely need to detach from technology and some techniques to help you 'drop the I'
Sometimes saying no is the most respectful thing you can do, saving you and the requester valuable time
Tools and tactics to take charge of your time when you re in charge of everything
This is not another book about time management. It s a book about purposefully managing your life in the context of the time we all have...one 'hot minute' after another.
Call Number: HD69.T54 G35 2016x
That's Not How We Do It Here!: a story about how organizations rise and fall-and can rise again What's the worst thing you can hear when you have a good idea at work? "That's not how we do it here!" In their iconic bestseller Our Iceberg Is Melting, John Kotter and Holger Rathgeber used a simple fable about penguins to explain the process of leading people through major changes. Now, ten years later, they're back with another must-read story that will help any team or organization cope with their biggest challenges and turn them into exciting opportunities. Once upon a time a clan of meerkats lived in the Kalahari, a region in southern Africa. After years of steady growth, a drought has sharply reduced the clan's resources, and deadly vulture attacks have increased. As things keep getting worse, the harmony of the clan is shattered. The executive team quarrels about possible solutions, and suggestions from frontline workers face a soul-crushing response: "That's not how we do it here!" So Nadia, a bright and adventurous meerkat, hits the road in search of new ideas to help her troubled clan. She discovers a much smaller group that operates very differently, with much more teamwork and agility. These meerkats have developed innovative solutions to find food and evade the vultures. But not everything in this small clan is as perfect as it seems at first. Can Nadia figure out how to combine the best of both worlds--a large, disciplined, well-managed clan and a small, informal, inspiring clan--before it's too late? This book distills Kotter's decades of experience and award-winning research to reveal why organizations rise and fall, and how they can rise again in the face of adversity.
Call Number: HD58.8 .K6733 2016
Simply Brilliant: powerful techniques to unlock your creativity and spark new ideas What if you could brainstorm innovative solutions to your company’s challenges? What if you could dream up new businesses that capture markets? What if you could tap the creative genius driving Silicon Valley’s success stories? The truth is you can! Analytical thinkers, numbers people, non-artists—everyone can generate imaginative ideas. All it takes is letting go of the “I’m not creative” mindset and employing a proven process. Using his CreativityWorks framework, creativity and innovation expert Bernhard Schroeder explains how to break out of your mental box, reignite natural curiosity, and move step by step through a set of exercises that help individuals and teams: Fuel creativity through tight deadlines • Create more ideas in brainstorming sessions • Radically improve products • Find inspired solutions using IdeaGen, SCAMPER, Observation Lab, Tempero, the Phoenix List, and other tools. From surroundings that spur interaction to culture that promotes creativity, Simply Brilliantopens the door to imagination and limitless opportunity.
Call Number: HD53 .S37 2017
ATI Teas Study Manual: the official TEAS preparation material to prepare you for health care education success ATI TEAS Study Manual, Sixth Edition is the official TEAS preparation guide to prepare you for health care education success.The ATI TEAS Study Manual, Sixth Edition features:- Instructional material for each of the four content areas: Reading, Mathematics, Science, and English and Language Usage- Practice problems and examples with explanatory answer key- Key terms defined throughout the guide - Preparation strategies to pass the TEAS
Call Number: LB2353.7.T35 A85 2016x
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