• Against Medical Advice: Addressing Treatment Refusal

    Against Medical Advice details many medical, social, cultural, and religious factors associated with treatment refusals and prepares healthcare providers to assess and understand beliefs, cultures, and philosophical perspectives.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-646480-50-0 | Release Date: 2021

  • The Nurse Manager's Guide to Budgeting & Finance, 3rd edition

    Nurses focus on the art and science of caregiving, but nurse managers are faced with the economic reality of patient-staffing ratios, budgets, reports, and accounting. Acronyms such as FTEs and ADCs can feel like a foreign language, but thankfully, help is available. Updated to include details about key legislation that affects budgeting, The Nurse Manager’s Guide to Budgeting and Finance, 3rd edition, provides practical tools, tips, and strategies for running a unit that were not taught in nursing school.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-646480-15-9 | Release Date: 2021

  • Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals, 4th edition

    Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing and healthcare. Building on the strength of previous versions, the fourth edition is fully revised to include updated content based on more than a decade of the model’s use, refinement in real-life settings, and feedback from nurses and other healthcare professionals around the world.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-948057-87-5 | Release Date: 2021

  • Improving Nurse Retention & Healthcare Outcomes: Innovating With the IMPACT Model

    Improving Nurse Retention & Healthcare Outcomes will help clinical nurses understand how to elevate their practice as frontline care providers and give executives a new, strategic approach to nurse retention. Authors Judy Thomas and Mellisa Renter outline the IMPACT Model they created to stimulate empowerment and professional growth. In addition to explaining the program, how it works, and what it has achieved, this book provides an implementation path to make an immediate impact on nurse empowerment, engagement, and retention.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-646480-46-3 | Release Date: 2021

  • Delivering Quality Healthcare for People With Disability

    Disability is a universal aspect of the human experience. It will affect all of us, either directly or indirectly, at some point in our lives. Healthcare professionals frequently provide care for and communicate with people who have disability. Many care providers have acknowledged that additional education would help them deliver optimal evidence-based care. The educational gap has broad implications and repercussions for the care of this population.

    Delivering Quality Healthcare for People With Disability provides a road map for nurses, nursing students, and other healthcare professionals to deliver quality healthcare for individuals with disability. From social determinants of health to disability models to an understanding of different types of disability, author Suzanne Smeltzer helps nurses take the lead in redefining education and addressing the needs of people with disability.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-948057-45-5 | Release Date: 2021

  • Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses, Fourth Edition

    If you need to make the leap from single sentences to a published manuscript, you will find valuable help and resources in this fully updated fourth edition of Anatomy of Writing for Publication for Nurses. In this practical and useful guide, lead author and editor Cynthia Saver removes the fear and confusion surrounding the writing and publishing process. Along the way, 28 of nursing’s top writing experts and decision-makers share important insights to help you craft a quality manuscript and get it accepted for publication.

    Price: US $54.95 | ISBN: 9781-948057-91-2 | Release Date: 2021

  • The PEACE Model Evidence-Based Practice Guide for Clinical Nurses

    New York-Presbyterian Hospital, one of the nation’s most comprehensive academic healthcare delivery systems, uses the evidence-based practice PEACE model to prepare all its nurses and position them as essential to improving patient and family-centered care. Not surprisingly, the healthcare network has continuously delivered high quality care and improved patient outcomes. Now, nurses everywhere can replicate this highly successful model.


    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781646480104 | Release Date: 2021

  • High Reliability Organizations: A Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety and Quality, Second Edition

    This fully revised edition of High Reliability Organizations: A Healthcare Handbook for Patient Safety & Quality presents practical examples of HRO principles in order to establish a system that detects and prevents errors from happening, even in the most difficult, high-risk conditions. Authors Cynthia Oster and Jane Braaten provide healthcare professionals with tools and best practices that will improve and enhance patient safety and quality outcomes. In this book, you will find an overview of HRO science as an organizing framework for quality and patient safety, practical applications of HRO science, and tools that can be applied to current quality and safety practices.

    Download a free sample chapter, instructor's guide, and student workbook from the Sigma Repository.

    Price: US $64.95 | ISBN: 9781948057776 | Release Date: 2020

  • Toxic Nursing: Managing Bullying, Bad Attitudes, and Total Turmoil, Second Edition

    Nursing has a not-so-secret problem.

    The profession is prone to—some would say thrives on—workplace conflict, incivility, bullying, and meanness. And while nurses observe and experience this conflict daily, too few have been trained in its resolution. Toxic Nursing aims to change that with strategies, tools, and techniques to help nurse leaders, managers, and administrators defuse conflict, turn around toxic situations, and create positive, healthy work environments. 

    Download a free sample chapter from the Sigma Repository.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781948057592 | Release Date: 2020

  • Mastering Simulation: A Handbook for Success, Second Edition

    Simulation is an essential link between healthcare professionals and improved patient outcomes, and between academic and clinical settings. Understanding simulation scenarios and environments is essential when designing and implementing effective programs for interdisciplinary learners.

    In this fully revised second edition of Mastering Simulation, nationally known experts Janice Palaganas, Beth Ulrich, and Beth Mancini guide students and practitioners in developing clinical competencies and provide a solid foundation for improving patient outcomes. 

    Download a free sample chapter from the Sigma Repository.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781948057332 | Release Date: 2020

  • Etiquette and Communication Strategies for Nurses, Third Edition

    Professional etiquette and communication strategies can be tricky for professionals to navigate, especially for those working in healthcare. From handling business meetings to using smart devices to cultivating a career—professional etiquette is critical for personal and professional success at any career stage.

    This highly anticipated, fully revised, and expanded third edition of Etiquette and Communication Strategies for Nurses will prepare nurses to handle awkward and challenging situations, increase their confidence, enhance their reputation, and focus on their career aspirations. Using a conversational Q&A format, author Kathleen D. Pagana provides readers with the tools they need to become a polished, confident, professional.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781948057639 | Release Date: 2019

  • INSPIREd Healthcare

    In today’s environment where healthcare costs are outpacing the economy, healthcare systems are shifting from fee-for-service to value-based payment to deliver high-quality care while reducing costs. This shift presents nurses with the opportunity to take the lead in transforming care delivery and achieve the Triple Aim goals: improving patient experience of care, improving health of populations, and reducing per capita healthcare costs.

    INSPIREd Healthcare follows author Billie Lynn Allard and her team of nurses as they successfully implement an accountable community of health in pursuit of the Triple Aim. The INSPIRE Model they follow provides an evidence-based blueprint for other healthcare systems hoping to solve the complicated problems surrounding care transitions and health promotion.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781948057295 | Release Date: 2019

  • Critical Conversations in Healthcare, Second Edition

    Whether you are a new nurse or a healthcare facility CEO, you'll benefit from this fully revised second edition's practical approach to handling sensitive subjects such as gossip, harassment, and other tough topics. Chapters feature do's and don'ts, useful tools, scripts, and scenarios to facilitate better, more effective communication in healthcare settings.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781945157905 | Release Date: 2018

  • Transforming Nursing Through Knowledge: Best Practice for Guideline Development, Implementation Science, and Evaluation

    Transforming Nursing Through Knowledge enables readers to learn from the evolution of a successful large-scale global program focused on advancing evidence to practice, evidence to work environments, and evidence to policy to bring about deep organizational and health system changes.

    Authors Doris Grinspun and Irmajean Bajnok designed this text to be a practical, go-to book for healthcare organizations, nurse executives, and professionals learning to create world-class evidence-based cultures.

    Price: US $69.95 | ISBN: 9781945157639 | Release Date: 2018

  • Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Action

    This companion workbook to Evidence-Based Practice in Action: Comprehensive Strategies, Tools, and Tips From the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics contains resources to facilitate adoption of EBP practices. This workbook is applicable to any EBP change or model.

    Price: US $24.95 | ISBN: 9781945157516 | Release Date: 2017

  • The Nurse Manager's Survival Guide, Fourth Edition

    This conversational and accessible text provides an overview of a nurse manager’s major roles and responsibilities. From tips on building the right team to time-management tools, it supplies the resources nurse managers need to excel in day-to-day operations.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781945157417 | Release Date: 2017

  • The Road to Leadership

    This small, full-color book packs big wisdom from award-winning author and international nurse leader, Carol Huston. She shares nine valuable leadership lessons to help you break free of professional limits and define your own effective leadership skills.

    Price: US $24.95 | ISBN: 9781945157608 | Release Date: 2017

  • Redefining Retirement for Nurses: Finding Meaning in Retirement

    Through the shared stories of 26 retired nurses from around the world, you'll discover that the skills and achievements you have gained in nursing can form the foundation for a meaningful transition into retired life. Whether you are considering a second career, volunteer opportunities, travel, or spending time with family and friends, this book provides the advice and tools you'll need to create the retired life you envision.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781945157332 | Release Date: 2017

  • Evidence-Based Practice in Action

    This easy-to-use guide from the evidence-based practice (EBP) experts at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics is packed with tools, examples, and applications. It includes a detailed plan for preparing, implementing, and evaluating EBP. Don't miss the companion workbook, Workbook for Evidence-Based Practice in Action.

    Price: US $89.95 | ISBN: 9781940446936 | Release Date: 2017

  • Business Basics for Nurses

    Written by successful nurse entrepreneur Suzanne Waddill-Goad, this practical guide establishes that the behind-the-scenes business of healthcare is just as important as clinical care. It's filled with tips, exercises, and real-world case studies that will give nurses a shortcut to understanding business processes. Start building your business acumen!

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781940446189 | Release Date: 2017

  • Essentials of Clinical Reasoning

    Clinical reasoning is a skill vital to nursing practice and split-second decisions. In this new book, the authors present and explain the Outcome-Present State-Test (OPT) Model of Clinical Reasoning. OPT emphasizes reflection, outcome specification, testing, and the development of clinical judgment given the context of a client's or patient's story, all of which contribute to successful clinical reasoning and positive patient outcomes.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781945157097 | Release Date: 2017

  • Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence

    Whether you’re a bedside nurse or an executive, this new book provides a road map to building and using the Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model in your workplace! Packed with exemplars, self-assessment guides, planning tools, and lessons learned, you too can create an environment where professional nursing practice flourishes in your hospital, clinic, or practice.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781938835308 | Release Date: 2017

  • Caritas Coaching

    Nurses have historically been the heart of healing, but today’s care providers are often ill-prepared for the toll of their heavy workload. This new book presents the Caritas Coach Education Program, based on the moral, ethical, philosophical, and practice principles of Caring Science. Caritas Coaching provides nurses and other caregivers a deep, intimate look at how to infuse their practice with Caring Science, a scientific and philosophical context to explore, describe, and research human healing.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781945157295 | Release Date: 2017

  • Home Care Nursing: Surviving in an Ever-Changing Care Environment

    Did you know that a greater proportion of the world's population is reaching 60 years of age or more? Keeping older adults healthier longer includes keeping them in their homes, creating a growing demand for nurses to deliver home-based care. In this practical and comprehensive guidebook, one of the top names in home care nursing, Tina M. Marrelli, MSN, MA, RN, FAAN, informs and challenges the reader through questions and discussion topics. The result is a definitive resource for understanding the challenges and complexities of healthcare at home.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781940446714 | Release Date: 2016

  • Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2

    Medical errors now rank as the third leading cause of death in the United States, according to a recent study by Johns Hopkins Medicine. 

    Anatomy of Medical Errors: The Patient in Room 2 is one nurse's personal story of survival and fact-finding as a victim of preventable medical errors. As this mesmerizing story recounts the author's struggles, it teaches nurses and other healthcare providers how to avoid potentially dangerous situations, recognize warning signs, and work collaboratively to provide transparent patient care. 

    Price: US $29.95 | ISBN: 9781940446844 | Release Date: 2016

  • Healthy Places, Healthy People, Third Edition

    Today's nurses are at the forefront of leading change and promoting social justice in healthcare. The newest edition of this popular book provides everything current and future nurses need to create a public health strategy in the communities where they practice. 

    This third edition includes practical material to help nurses assess Joint Commission preparedness and apply concepts that lead to health equity and a healthier future for their communities

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-94044666-0 | Release Date: 2016

  • Emergency Nursing: The Profession, the Pathway, the Practice

    Emergency Nursing provides students, new nurses, and existing emergency nurses the tools and information they need to pursue and sustain a successful career in emergency healthcare. Filled with facts, notes, and practical advice, this book is a fantastic resource for a student or nurse eager to learn more about emergency care.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446462 | Release Date: 2016

  • A Practical Guide to Forensic Nursing: Incorporating Forensic Principles Into Nursing Practice

    Written by two of the top names in forensic nursing, this practical, evidence-based guide helps nurses understand and apply forensic nursing science in their practices. The authors highlight sociocultural diversity and relevant legal, ethical, societal, and policy issues while including challenges and potential solutions in the practice area.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446349 | Release Date: 2015

  • Mastering Patient and Family Education: A Healthcare Handbook for Success

    Mastering Patient and Family Education presents a model that makes teaching patients and their families a central part of the healthcare system. This model provides nurses and healthcare professionals the tools they need to inform and educate patients so they can actively participate in their own treatment, improve outcomes, help identify errors before they occur, and reduce length of stay.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446301 | Release Date: 2015

  • Cultural Sensibility in Healthcare: A Personal & Professional Guidebook

    In this highly informative handbook, Sally Ellis Fletcher offers healthcare providers a process that encourages them to consider their own attitudes, biases, beliefs, and prejudices when interacting with patients and co-workers. It challenges them to explore culture as it affects their professional roles, enabling more culturally aware and sensitive healthcare encounters.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554958 | Release Date: 2015

  • Fostering a Research-Intensive Organization: An Interdisciplinary Approach for Nurses from Massachusetts General Hospital

    Fostering a Research Intensive Organization details the ways a strong nursing research agenda can positively impact patient care and influence the redesign of services necessary to nimbly respond in an ever-changing healthcare environment. Authors, and Massachusetts General Hospital nurse leaders, Jeanette Ives Erickson, Marianne Ditomassi, and Dorothy A. Jones provide a comprehensive review to support the practice environment as an important place to advance nursing science through research.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-940446004 | Release Date: 2015

  • Reflective Organizations: On the Front Lines of QSEN and Reflective Practice Implementation

    The evolving world of healthcare requires educators and practitioners to be nimble, flexible, and responsive to change. Gwen Sherwood and Sara Horton-Deutsch focus on reflective learning as a catalyst for transforming traditional organizations and environments, promoting changes that support nurses and educators in learning from past experiences to craft future change.

    Price: US $49.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835582 | Release Date: 2015

  • Fostering Clinical Success: Using Clinical Narratives for Interprofessional Team Partnerships from Massachusetts General

    In Fostering Clinical Success, Massachusetts General Hospital nurse leaders share their model for creating, embedding, and fostering a narrative culture. Massachusetts General Hospital uses storytelling to significantly improve patient care and increase patient, family, and staff satisfaction while reducing costs.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835803 | Release Date: 2015

  • Mastering Informatics: A Healthcare Handbook for Success

    Mastering Informatics provides informatics nurses, physicians, pharmacists, dentists, dieticians, and other clinical professionals
    with a solid foundation of knowledge of each system development lifecycle phase, positioning them for success within any clinical system. Coverage includes essential tools for project management, patient safety and engagement, security and privacy concepts, and so much more.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835667 | Release Date: 2015

  • Mastering Pharmacogenomics: A Handbook for Success

    This text provides nursing professionals with a foundational knowledge of human genetics and genomics that can be applied in optimizing drug therapy and patient care delivery. Coverage includes essential pharmacogenomics competencies for registered nurses, critical properties of drug response and disposition, and ethics and patient care.

    Price: US $59.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835704 | Release Date: 2015

  • Business Administration for Clinical Trials: Managing Research Strategy, Finance, Regulation, and Quality

    This unique resource provides a road map to managing responsibilities, fostering productive environments, managing finance and regulations, and more. Starting with a multidisciplinary approach to health care research administration, the authors share their tools, techniques, and tactics to create an effective research infrastructure.

    Price: US $44.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835551 | Release Date: 2014

  • To Comfort Always, Second Edition

    This award-winning handbook for nurses details how to care for patients at the end of life. Fully revised and updated, this is a practical guide to understanding the needs of both patients and families and the important roles nurses play in addressing those needs.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835506 | Release Date: 2014

  • Person and Family Centered Care

    Written by the top thought leaders in nursing today, Person and Family Centered Care offers a new approach that begins with the person, embraces the family, and encompasses all care delivery locations. At the forefront of this movement are the authors who present a clinical reference covering a vast array of patient care scenarios.

    Price: US $69.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835070 | Release Date: 2014

  • Transforming Interprofessional Partnerships: A New Framework for Nursing and Partnership-Based Health Care

    The framework provided in this book gives nurses and other healthcare professionals tools to reexamine the current state of interdisciplinary partnerships and build a more effective, caring, and sustainable healthcare system.

    Price: US $54.95 | ISBN: 9781-938835261 | Release Date: 2014

  • Whole Person Caring: An Interprofessional Model for Healing and Wellness

    While holistic and alternative therapies and medicines have been around for centuries and proven to be useful tools for healing, there is still resistance when it comes to implementing them into hospitals and healthcare settings. Whole Person Caring provides a practical guide that will improve the health and well-being of employees which ultimately will improve patient care. Author Lucia Thornton supplies an interdisciplinary approach for hospitals and other healthcare organizations to transform their workplace into healing and healthy environments.

    Price: US $39.95 | ISBN: 9781-937554996 | Release Date: 2013

  • Fostering Nurse-Led Care: Professional Practice for the Bedside Leader from Massachusetts General Hospital

    This book details how to create a professional practice model and an environment in which initiatives can flourish and advance quality healthcare. It also delivers a nurse-patient relationship model based on mutual trust, respect, hope, and sensitivity to others while incorporating recommendations from “The Future of Nursing” report.

    Price: US $44.95 | ISBN: 9781-935476-306 | Release Date: 2012

  • The Nurse's Grant Writing Advantage

    Whether you need a small local gift or a major sponsor, this book can show you how to get started in pursuing grants. Learn where to find grants, how to make an effective request, and why timelines, budgets, and evaluation are important.

    Price: US $24.95 | ISBN: 9781935476733 | Release Date: 2012

  • Implementing Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses

    Evidence–based practice (EBP) has emerged as an important healthcare movement of the 21st century, but the challenge for many is converting the theory of EBP into action. In this book, real clinicians share their experiences with paradigm shifts to EBP, implementation of the EBP process to change practice and improve patient outcomes, personal experiences with evidence–based care, and transforming systems to an EBP culture.

    Price: US $34.95 | ISBN: 9781-93547668-9 | Release Date: 2011

  • Evidence-Based Design for Healthcare Facilities

    Spurred by the healthcare building boom, Evidence-Based Design for Healthcare Facilities is an important and growing trend in creating safe and nurturing patient-care environments. Hospital administrators are continually searching for proven, cost-effective strategies to do everything from enhancing patient safety and staff efficiency to improving the budget and bottom line.

    Price: US $19.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538771 | Release Date: 2009

  • Being Present: A Nurse's Resource for End-of-Life Communication

    In Being Present: A Nurse’s Resource for End-of-Life Communication, authors Marjorie Schaffer and Linda Norlander offer strategies to help nurses talk with patients and families about their needs, hopes, and wishes as they face their own death or that of a loved one. The strategies are based on research by nurses in the United States and Norway.


    Price: US $14.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538825 | Release Date: 2009

  • Synergy: The Unique Relationship Between Nurses and Patients

    It is within nurse-patient relationships that nurses most meaningful contributions are experienced. Author Martha Curley, RN, PhD, FAAN, one of the originators and the foremost expert on the Synergy Model, believes fully realizing and expressing those contributions may be the best way to keep nursing strong at the bedside and in the boardroom.

    Price: US $19.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538511 | Release Date: 2007

  • When Parents Say No: Religious and Cultural Influences on Pediatric Healthcare Treatment

    Pediatric healthcare professionals are sometimes faced with an ethical, emotionally charged dilemma when treatment, even life-saving treatment, goes against the religious or cultural beliefs of a pediatric patient's family. The impact of these situations is quite profound. Healthcare professionals want to treat the child using all known technology and interventions, yet the child's parents may refuse to consent to all or part of the needed care.

    This book offers healthcare and social services professionals the information they need to create favorable outcomes when faced with parental refusal situations, including how to anticipate religious or cultural healthcare conflicts, how to work with the family and clergy to favorably resolve the conflict, and when and how to initiate legal action to save the child's life. Included are useful tools and checklists that should be posted in every emergency room and pediatric care unit.

    Price: US $7.99 | ISBN: 9781-930538306 | Release Date: 2006