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About ANA Books

The Health Sciences Library receives all new ANA books (in print format) as they are published.

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The Library has access to electronic versions of many recent ANA publications. See list below in ANA Electronic Books box.

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Recent ANA Books in the Health Sciences Library

Electronic versions of these print books may also be available in ANA Electronic Books box below.

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Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements - American Nurses Association
Call Number: WY 85 A512c 2015
ISBN: 9781558105997
Completely updated Code of Ethics for Nurses. This book is the definitive framework for ethical analysis and decision-making for RNs across all practice levels, roles and settings.

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Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice - American Nurses Association
Call Number: WY 26.5 N9739 2015
ISBN: 9781558105799
2nd edition
Covers the full scope of nursing informatics and outlines the competency level of nursing practice and professional performance expected from all informatics nurses and nurse specialists. In addition, it details the nursing informatics competencies needed by any RN, spans all nursing careers and roles, and reflects the impact of informatics in any health care practice environment. This is a must-read for nurses, as informatics touches on every RN’s practice.

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Self-Care and You: Caring for the Caregiver - Kim Richards, et al
Call Number: WY 87 R516 2014
ISBN: 9781558105515
(ANA's You Series) Given the emotional stress and strains inherent in the nursing profession, it is important that nurses make self-care a priority. Self-care means choosing behaviors to counter emotional and physical stress, from exercise and nutritious eating to practicing self-centering activities. This handy guide applies an integrated approach to self-care. It is organized in six self-care pathways and loaded with detailed examples, guidelines, tips, techniques, and insights to help you assess and guide your life long journey to self-care!

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Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice - American Nurses Association & American Psychiatric Nurses Association
Call Number: WY 160 P974 2014
ISBN: 9781558105553
2nd edition
The definitive book covering the essentials of psychiatric–mental health (PMH) nursing applicable at all practice levels and settings. It articulates what is expected of all psychiatric–mental health nurses, specifying the who, what, where, when, why and how of their practice. It presents the underlying assumptions and characteristics, addresses matters of environments and settings as well as education and training requirements, and covers key issues and trends and the ethical and conceptual bases of the specialty. Moreover, it specifies the competencies for nursing practice and professional performance of all PMH registered nurses.

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Palliative Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice - American Nurses Association & Palliative Nurses Association
Call Number: WY 152.3 P167 2014
ISBN: 9781558105393

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Communication, Collaboration, and You: Tools, Tips, and Techniques for Nursing Practice - Meaghan O'Keefe & Cynthia Saver
Call Number: WY 105 O41 2014
ISBN: 9781558105348
ANA book aimed at RNs who would like to improve communication skills needed to be an interprofessional team player. Covers assessing & understanding communication styles; resolving difficult conversations & situations; using standard communication tools such as SBAR, checklists, & mindful communication, etc.

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Care Coordination: The Game Changer - How Nursing is Revolutionizing Quality Care - American Nurses Association; Gerri Lamb, editor
Call Number: WY 100.1 C271 2014
Care coordination has always been a primary duty of nursing. This book offers comprehensive insights, case studies and strategies to advance nursing's role in care coordination and healthcare transformation. In this essential text, editor Gerri Lamb and 23 of the brightest minds examine care coordination from all sides, including: historical perspective on nursing and quality care; models and tools for improving quality and safety; effective care coordination models. etc.

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Mindfulness and You: Being Present in Nursing Practice - Dawn Bazarko
Call Number: WY 87 B362 2014
ISBN: 9781558105638
American Nurses Association book.
Mindfulness is a powerful approach to self-care. Mindfulness means to purposefully pay attention in the present moment with a sense of acceptance and nonjudgment. Mindfulness and You shows you how to integrate mindfulness into your life at work and at home. It also addresses the impact of stress on health and well-being and explains the meaning and thought behind mindfulness in the health care context.

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Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice - American Nurses Association
Call Number: WY 115 A512h 2014
ISBN: 9781558105591
Provides comprehensive guidance on the full scope of home health nursing practice and its 16 competencies-based standards. New edition covers topics such as ethical considerations in decision-making; finances and reimbursement; informatics and related technologies; practice environments and settings; and research into critical clinical and administrative arenas.

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Five Easy Steps to Prevent Falls: The Comprehensive Guide to Keeping Patients of All Ages Safe - Deanna Gray-Miceli
Call Number: WA 288 G778 2014
ISBN: 1558105670
ANA's new comprehensive, user-friendly guide for all practicing nurses working in hospitals, long-term care or other health care organizations. Divided into five easy-to-read chapters, this guide breaks down how to elicit those critical elements necessary to reduce and/or prevent patient falls across the care continuum. Full of evidence-based practice suggestions related to the primary and secondary prevention of falls.

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Addictions Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice - American Nurses Association/International Nurses Society on Addictions
Call Number: WY 160 A512a 2013
ISBN: 9781558105263
This go-to guide contains the most up-to-date information on this practice specialty. The 16 standards are those by which all RNs in addictions nursing are held accountable for in their practice. Much of the addictions nurse’s job involves teaching patients about the dangers of substance abuse and possible treatment options. Since addiction is both a mental and physical disease, these nurses are trained in both general medicine and mental health.


ANA Electronic Books

Cardiovascular Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Code of Ethics for Nurses with Interpretive Statements  
Faith Community Nursing: Developing a Quality Practice 
Faith Community Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice  
Forensic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice  
Genetics and Ethics in Health Care: New Questions in the Age of Genomic Health  
Guide to the Code of Ethics for Nurses: Interpretation and Application 
Holistic Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Home Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Hospice and Palliative Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice
Magnet Hospitals Revisited: Attraction and Retention of Professional Nurses  
Nursing Administration: Scope and Standards of Practice
Nursing and Health Care Ethics: A Legacy and Vision 
Nursing Informatics: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Nursing Professional Development: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Nursing's Social Policy Statement 
Pediatric Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
School Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice 
Specialization and Credentialing in Nursing Revisited: Understanding Issues 
Sustained Improvement in Nursing Quality: Hospital Performance on NDNQI Indicators 
Transforming Nursing Data into Quality Care: Profiles of Quality Improvement... 
Transformational Eldercare from the Inside Out: Strengths Based Strategies for Caring 
Transplant Nursing: Scope and Standards of Practice

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