Posted on May 31, 2013
The third edition of the AJN Book of the Year Award winner, Middle Range Theory for Nursing, comes out this month. Take a listen below as we talk to Dr. Smith and Dr. Liehr about how this book differs than other books on this subject, and about the two new theories (self-reliance theory and transitions theory) included in this edition.
Posted on May 30, 2013
Angela Clark, PhD student at the University of Cincinnati in the College of Nursing.
Posted on May 29, 2013
The most comprehensive review of the scholarly domestic violence research literature ever conducted concludes, among other things, that women perpetrate physical and emotional abuse, as well as engage in control behaviors, at comparable rates to men. The Partner Abuse State of Knowledge project, or PASK, whose final installment was just published in the journal Partner Abuse, is an unparalleled three-year research...
Posted on May 27, 2013
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements,...
Posted on May 24, 2013
Natural or man-made, disasters can be frightening, chaotic, and tragic events. In these events, nurses play a fundamental role in response and patient care. In our series, “Nursing...
Posted on May 23, 2013
May is National Trauma Awareness month, so designated 25 years ago as a campaign for promoting road safety. However, if we think about trauma more broadly, May 2013 is a perfect time to reflect on trauma and the effects of traumatic events. In the US alone, we have endured many collective traumatic events recently. With Hurricane Sandy barely behind us, tragedies like Sandy Hook Elementary School, the Boston Marathon, and the factory explosion in Texas come readily to mind. We hardly have...
Posted on May 22, 2013
In honor of Mental Health Awareness month, we caught up with a few Springer Publishing Company counseling authors and editors to discuss their books. See what they had to say below!
Posted on May 21, 2013
At the National Association of Clinical Nurse Specialists (NACNS) conference, we spoke with Melanie Duffy, MSN, RN, CCRN, CCNS, co-editor of Clinical Nurse Specialist Toolkit: A Guide for the New Clinical Nurse Specialist. Read our interview below:
Springer Publishing Company: To start off, could you talk a little...
Posted on May 20, 2013
In this weekly feature, the editors of SpringBoard highlight one career in the health care professions–including a basic description, educational requirements, core competencies/key...
Posted on May 18, 2013
National Nurses Week is the perfect time to recognize a nurse's dedication, humility and kindness. Every year from May 6-12, nurses from around the country are recognized for their selfless work and commitments made to their communities. The celebrations culminate on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale. This year during National Nurses Week, we asked our...