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Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach: A Practical Approach

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Author: Heavey, Elizabeth

Brand: Jones & Bartlett Learning

Edition: 3

Binding: Paperback

Number Of Pages: 302

Release Date: 27-02-2018

Details: Product Description Each new print copy includes Navigate 2 Advantage Access that unlocks a comprehensive and interactive eBook, student practice activities and assessments, a full suite of instructor resources, and learning analytics reporting tools. Statistics for Nursing: A Practical Approach, Third Edition is designed in accordance with the Conversation Theory of Gordon Pask and presents the complicated topic of statistics in an understandable manner for entry level nurses. The underlying principle of this design is to give students the opportunity to practice statistics while they learn statistics. The text accomplishes this through the inclusion of relevant clinical examples followed by end of chapter application exercises. The Third Edition has been updated with practice activities which enable students to apply the content they have learned. In addition, the authors have included new research articles to develop and reinforce literature critiquing skills. These new features provide more opportunities for students to apply the concepts learned while the explanations are beneficial to clinical experts interested in further developing evidence-based skills. This text meets the needs of both undergraduate nursing research students who need to learn how to critically analyze literature as well as graduate DNP students who must also be familiar with statistics for nursing in accordance with the rigor of the DNP program. New to the Third Edition: • Additional review questions • New and updated graphs and figures • Updated lesson content for computer application exercises About the Author Elizabeth Heavey completed her Bachelor's Degree in Economics while simultaneously completing her Bachelor's Degree in Nursing.She earned the College of Nursing award and completed both degrees Summa Cum Laude. She began her nursing career working with high risk obstetrics patients in Miami Florida and moved back to Rochester to work at Strong Memorial Hospital and pursue her Master's Degree from the University of Rochester.She graduated, earning the Eleanor Hall Outstanding Master's Student Award while working in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit and High Risk Labor and Delivery. She also functioned as the HIV outreach testing coordinator for the obstetrics service and received high accolades from the state for the program she developed which improved compliance and follow-up tremendously in high risk populations. She worked as a Nurse-Midwife at the Family Birth Place at Parkridge hospital where she loved “catching babies” and taking care of her patients for five years. She also continued her education during this time and completed her Ph.D. in Epidemiology, with high honors, at the University of Buffalo. She accepted a position as an assistant professor of nursing at the State University of New York College at Brockport in 2004 and began teaching community health nursing and statistics for nurses.In 2008, she completed a post-doc fellowship in adolescent medicine at the University of Rochester. Her research interests focus on adolescent reproductive issues and public health. In her spare time, Beth is an avid reader, runner and gardener. She is frequently found advocating for public health issues within her community and running around the playground with her family.She hopes this book will convince undergraduate nurses they each have a tremendous capacity to contribute to their patients and their professional field through the delivery and evaluation of compassionate nursing care.

Package Dimensions: 9.2 x 7.3 x 1.9 inches

Languages: English