F.A. Davis Nursing Titles Honored as AJN Book-of-the-Year Award Winners

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LPN Skills Videos and Essentials of e-Learning for Nurse Educators recognized as the most valuable publications of the year.

Two titles published by F.A. Davis Company, LPN Skills Videos and Essentials of e-Learning for Nurse Educators, recognized as 2011 Book of the Year Award winners by AJN.

F.A. Davis Company has been recognized by the American Journal of Nursing as the publisher of two of the 2011 Book-of-the-Year Award winners in two different categories, Electronic Media and Nursing Education.

These awards recognize the most valuable publications of the year, as chosen by AJN’s panel of judges. Peer-reviewed and evidence-based, AJN is considered the profession’s premier journal and has been identifying its selections of the year’s best work since 1969.

“We are honored that AJN has recognized the contributions of these authors to the education of the next generation of nurses and to the development of the field,” said Jean Rodenberger, Editor-in-Chief, Nursing. “These two titles reflect the interactive, technology-based models of learning that are changing how nursing is taught and how students are learning in today’s interconnected environments. We congratulate each of the authors on her accomplishments and thank them for their dedication to sharing their knowledge and experience with nursing students, educators, and clinicians.”

Category: Electronic Media
LPN Skills Videos to Accompany Fundamentals of Nursing Care
By Marti A. Burton, RN, BS and Linda J. May Ludwig, RN, BS, MEd
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2289-0
70 skills on 2 DVDs
$49.95 (US) $53.95 (CAN)

“Allows students to immerse themselves in basic clinical skills. Presents skills in movie form (useful for visual learners) or in an auditory format in which voice-overs explain necessary clinical skills.”—AJN

70 real skills performed by real nurses prepare LPN students for class and clinical while helping them to evaluate their progress. Each skill is presented in two ways, in a visual version and an auditory version. Students can choose the approach that works best for them. Or, they can mix-and-match to make sure they understand every step.

Category: Nursing Education
Essentials of e-Learning for Nurse Educators
By Timothy J. Bristol PhD, RN, CNE and JoAnn Zerwekh EdD, RN
Soft cover book.
ISBN-13: 978-0-8036-2173-2
$55.95 (US) $60.50 (CAN)
(Also available as an e-Edition. Visit http://www.FADavis.com for details.)

“The authors address how to create an optimal learning environment for interactive education, not only for didactic content but to enhance clinical learning for students and practicing nurses. This book will help you incorporate technology into your teaching and take advantage of your students’ technological savvy.”—AJN

Few resources are available today to help nursing educators meet the growing demand for more interactive, self-paced, educational opportunities. Essentials of e-Learning for Nurse Educators not only explains the instructional design and learning theory behind effective e-learning, but also shows readers how to create optimal learning environments. Educators will find the practical, easy-to-apply techniques they need to teach web-supported courses, use technology in the curriculum, and develop and manage clinical simulations.

These titles are available at bookstores or directly from F.A. Davis Company.
For more information call 800-323-3555 (US) 800-665-1148 (Canada) or visit http://www.fadavis.com.

About F.A. Davis Company
F.A. Davis Company, an independent publisher since 1879, has been publishing titles to meet the needs of generations of health care providers. Today, F.A. Davis carries on that tradition through its catalog of books, electronic, and online products for students, educators, and clinicians in Nursing, Medicine, and the Health Sciences. Its flagship titles, Taber’s Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary and Davis’s Drug Guide for Nurses, are among the most trusted names in health care publishing.

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