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Guidelines for Perioperative Practice 2017
Posted On: Thursday, April 6, 2017 - 00:11 by Beverly Murphy

Guidelines for Perioperative Practice 2017

Association of Perioperative Registered Nurses (AORN)

Previously titled Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices, AORN’s Guidelines for Perioperative Practice provide guidance in perioperative patient care and workplace safety. This collection of 32 evidence-based guidelines is intended for use by all perioperative professionals to promote safety and optimal patient outcomes.

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DUKE UNC Health Professions Education Collaborative
Posted On: Sunday, February 26, 2017 - 13:47 by Beverly Murphy

The Health Professions Education Collaborative, a new partnership with UNC and the Durham VA Medical Center, will kick off events in March and April to enable collaborations and improve health outcomes.

March 8, 2017
Topic: Interprofessional Collaboration and Networking
Location: UNC School of Nursing Rm 217 
Time: 4:30-6:30p 

April 18, 2017
Topic: Interprofessional Team Building in Action
Location: Center for Nursing Discovery, Duke SON
Time: 1:00-5:00p

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ClinicalKey for Nursing Has Replaced Nursing Consult
Posted On: Monday, January 4, 2016 - 00:27 by Beverly Murphy

ClinicalKey for Nursing has replaced Mosby's Nursing Consult effective Jan. 1, 2016.  Mosby’s content can now be accessed through ClinicalKey for Nursing.

ClinicalKey for Nursing offers evidence-based content adapted to a nurse’s workflow, schedule and needs, with features designed to support better decisions at the point of care. The Smart Search function recognizes relevant clinical concepts as you type, and offers shortcuts to critical answers by highlighting connections between medical concepts and pointing to related disease and drug content. If you need to further refine your search results, you can use ClinicalKey’s filters to sort by source type (e.g. clinical...

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Categories: Alerts, Databases

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Going Back to School? Working on a BSN or Other Degree?
Posted On: Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 15:07 by Patricia Thibodeau

Duke employees who are pursuing further education can tap into a wealth of resources to support their instruction.  While the institution offering the courses may provide resources, Duke employees can also use print and electronic books, journals, and databases available through the University. The Duke Libraries – Perkins & Bostock, Divinity, Law, Business, and our Medical Library – all provide online resources and most of them are easily accessible to all Duke users. (Note: Some specialized law and business resources are restricted.) 

You can borrow books from other Duke library collections, and journal articles that are available can be scanned and delivered to your desktop.  Use our...

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Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices
Posted On: Sunday, October 26, 2014 - 22:44 by Beverly Murphy

Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses

Online access to the 2014 edition of Perioperative Standards and Recommended Practices is available. Also known as the AORN Standards, Recommended Practices, and Guidelines, this resource is useful for perioperative managers, educators, registered nurses, and especially those who work in ambulatory settings.

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Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach
Posted On: Monday, May 26, 2014 - 16:20 by Beverly Murphy

Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach
Ramona Nelson PhD and Nancy Staggers

Get on the cutting edge of informatics with this first place Information Technology/Informatics category winner in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards. Covering a wide range of skills and systems, this unique title prepares you for work in today's technology-filled clinical field. Topics include clinical decision support, clinical documentation, provider order entry systems, system implementation, adoption issues, and more.

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New Title: Middle Range Theory for Nursing
Posted On: Thursday, May 15, 2014 - 13:55 by Beverly Murphy

Middle Range Theory for Nursing
Mary Jane Smith and Patricia R. Liehr

This third edition of a two-time AJN Book of the Year Award winner contains two new theories, including self-reliance theory and transitions theory. It revises and updates all other content and provides ladders of abstraction for each theory to guide students in their appropriate use. This highly accessible book integrates nursing theory with well-defined practice areas, and identifies purpose and basic concepts, foundational literature, relationships among concepts, and use in practice.

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New Title: Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques
Posted On: Monday, May 5, 2014 - 11:17 by Beverly Murphy

Clinical Nursing Skills and Techniques
Anne Griffin Perry, Patricia A. Potter, and Wendy R. Ostendorf

Known for its clear, comprehensive coverage of over 200 evidence-based skills, Clinical Nursing Skills & Techniques is a leading nursing skills reference. It features nearly 1,000 full-color photographs and drawings, a nursing process framework, step-by-step instructions with rationales, and a focus on critical thinking and evidence-based practice. This edition includes new coverage of patient-centered care and safety guidelines, and an emphasis on QSEN core competencies.

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Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, & Total Turmoil
Posted On: Thursday, April 24, 2014 - 13:32 by Beverly Murphy

Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, and Total Turmoil
Cheryl Dellasega and Rebecca L. Volpe

Nurse managers and nurse administrators at all levels are frequently confronted by the need to manage employee issues arising from interpersonal relationships. These may include conflict (relational aggression or covert bullying), cynicism (negative work attitudes), and calamity (drama and overt antagonism). As a much needed follow up to When Nurses Hurt Nurses (2011), this book offers numerous concrete strategies for common employee challenges that nurse supervisors face.

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New Title: Nursing Leadership from the Outside In
Posted On: Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:59 by Beverly Murphy

Nursing Leadership from the Outside In
Greer Glazer and Joyce Fitzpatrick

Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the History and Pubic Policy category, this innovative text moves beyond the often insular world of nurse leadership values to offer perspectives of leaders in other health care disciplines that interface with nurses. These professionals describe and analyze their interactions with nurse leaders regarding their role in quality health care delivery, patient safety, health care reform, and partnering outside the profession, along with suggested improvements.

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The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education
Posted On: Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 08:46 by Adrianne Leonardelli

A new report from the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), The U.S. Nursing Workforce: Trends in Supply and Education, presents data on the supply, distribution, and educational pipeline of nurses. This report analyzes data from a variety of sources to present recent trends and the current status of the registered nurse (RN) and licensed practical nurse (LPN) workforces.

Key findings:

  • Between 2008 and 2010, there were 2.8 million RNs and almost 700,000 LPNs working or seeking employment in the field of nursing.
  • In the past decade, the RN nursing workforce has increased by 24%.
  • Growth in the nursing workforce outpaced U.S. population growth. The number of RNs per 100,000 population (per capita) increased by 14%.
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DUMC History Retrospective: Nurses to the Front
Posted On: Wednesday, May 1, 2013 - 23:04 by Beverly Murphy

In April, the School of Nursing welcomed back its graduates for their annual alumni weekend. Nursing education has a long and rich history here at Duke. From its beginnings in 1931 to the present day, Duke has attracted the best faculty and produced top graduates. Among these graduates is a unique group that exemplified service: the Cadet Nurses.

On April 30, 1941, prior to U.S. involvement in World War II, the United States Public Health Service (USPHS) issued a call for schools of nursing to increase enrollment in order to train more nurses for military, health, and civilian service. Duke responded by admitting 84 students in October, 1941, a boost from 58 the previous year.

After the bombing of Pearl Harbor later that year, the...

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Free Delivery Service for the School of Nursing
Posted On: Friday, January 13, 2012 - 12:13 by Beverly Murphy

The Library began a free, expedited book and audiovisual delivery service for the School of Nursing on January 3, 2012. This service was previously made available for the Physician Assistant and Doctor of Physical Therapy educational programs.

Requests for delivery of books and audiovisuals can be easily initiated through the Duke Library Catalog (http://library.duke.edu/catalog...

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New Nursing Tools Guide
Posted On: Monday, August 15, 2011 - 10:16 by Adrianne Leonardelli

The Nursing Tools page has been updated to look more like the other Medical Center Library guides. Please visit the new Nursing Tools guide, and let us know what you think!

If you have questions about the new Nursing Tools Guide, or can’t find what you need, Ask a Librarian!

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