American Journal of Nursing names 2015 Book of the Year Awards

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Books covering long-term care and hospice and palliative care are among those honored by the American Journal of Nursing by being named to its 2015 Books of the Year Awards (PDF). The list covers 20 categories.

Some of the first-place winners on the list:

  • Gerontologic nursing: Nursing for Wellness in Older Adults by Carol A. Miller
  • Nursing education/continuing education: Nurse Coaching: Integrative Approaches for Health and Wellbeing by Barbara Montgomery Dossey, Susan Luck and Bonney Gulino Schaub
  • Nursing management and leadership: Policy and Politics in Nursing and Health Care by Diana J. Mason, Deborah B. Gardner, Freida Hopkins Outlaw and Eileen T. O'Grady
  • Palliative care and hospice: Four Seasons of Grieving: A Nurse's Healing Journey with Nature by A. Lynne Wagner

Some additional winners of interest:

  • Gerontologic nursing: Practice Considerations for Adult–Gerontology Acute Care Nurse Practitioners, Volumes 1 and 2 by Thomas W. Barkley Jr. and Charlene M. Myers
  • Gerontologic nursing: Gerontology Nursing Case Studies: 100+ Narratives for Learning by Donna J. Bowles.
  • Nursing management and leadership: Health Literacy in Nursing: Providing Person-Centered Care by Terri Ann Parnell
  • Palliative care and hospice: Compassionate Person-Centered Care for the Dying: An Evidence-Based Palliative Care Guide for Nurses by Bonnie Freeman
  • Palliative care and hospice: The VNAA Manual of Hospice and Palliative Care, edited by Margaret Hadley and Margaret Terry

The complete list of winners is available online at the link in the first paragraph.

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