ADULT PRIMARY CARE
Chosen by Laurie Anne Ferguson, DNP, APRN, FNP-C, FAANP, associate professor and interim director, Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing, New Orleans, LA.
1. Medical Imaging for the Health Care Provider: Practical Radiograph Interpretation
By Theresa M. Campo. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
2. Lehne's Pharmacotherapeutics for Advanced Practice Providers
By Laura D. Rosenthal and Jacqueline Rosenjack Burchum. St. Louis, Elsevier.
3. Family Practice and Adult-Gerontology Primary Care Nurse Practitioner Certification Examination: Review Questions and Strategies
By Jill E. Winland-Brown and Lynne M. Dunphy. 5th edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.
ADVANCED PRACTICE NURSING
Chosen by Audrey Weymiller, PhD, APRN, associate professor, Eleanor Mann School of Nursing, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville.
1. Family Practice Guidelines
Edited by Jill C. Cash and Cheryl A. Glass. 4th edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
2. Nurse Practitioner's Business Practice and Legal Guide
By Carolyn Buppert. 6th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
3. Guidelines for Nurse Practitioners in Ambulatory Obstetric Settings
By Nancy J. Cibulka and Mary Lee Barron. 2nd edition. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
Chosen by Bonnie Gance-Cleveland, PhD, RN, PNP-BC, FAAN, Loretta C. Ford Endowed Chair, University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora.
1. Wong's Essentials of Pediatric Nursing
By Marilyn J. Hockenberry, David Wilson, and Cheryl C. Rodgers. 10th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
2. The APRN's Complete Guide to Prescribing Pediatric Drug Therapy 2018
By Mari J. Wirfs. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
3. Nursing Care of the Pediatric Neurosurgery Patient
Edited by Cathy C. Cartwright and Donna C. Wallace. 3rd edition. Cham, Switzerland, Springer International Publishing AG..
COMMUNITY/PUBLIC HEALTH/HOME HEALTH
Chosen by Natalie L. Farrar, MSN, RN, CHPN, LNC, CDP, chief clinical officer, Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association Center for Exceptional Care, Ridgefield, CT.
1. Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care
By Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson. 3rd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
2. Home Care Nursing: Surviving in an Ever-Changing Care Environment
By Tina M. Marrelli. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.
3. Telehealth Nursing: Tools and Strategies for Optimal Patient Care
By Dawna Martich. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
Chosen by Anne Katz, PhD, RN, FAAN, clinical nurse specialist, CancerCare Manitoba, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada.
1. Invitation to Holistic Health: A Guide to Living a Balanced Life
By Charlotte Eliopoulos. 4th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
2. Joy at the End of the Rainbow: A Guide to Pregnancy After a Loss
By Amanda Ross-White. Self-published.
3. A Guide for Caregiving: What's Next? Planning for Safety, Quality, and Compassionate Care for Your Loved One and Yourself!
By Tina M. Marrelli. Venice, FL, Innovative Caregiving Solutions, LLC.
Chosen by Amanda Anderson, MPA, MSN, RN, CCRN, assistant director of nursing, Mount Sinai Health System, New York City.
1. Catching Homelessness: A Nurse's Story of Falling Through the Safety Net
By Josephine Ensign. Berkeley, CA, She Writes Press.
CRITICAL CARE–EMERGENCY NURSING
Chosen by Linda Cassidy, EdM, MSN, RN, CCNS, CCRN-K, clinical practice specialist, American Association of Critical-Care Nurses, Aliso Viejo, CA.
1. Nurse Anesthesia Pocket Guide: A Resource for Students and Clinicians
By Lynn Fitzgerald Macksey. 3rd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
2. ACLS Study Guide
By Barbara Aehlert. 5th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
3. Advanced Critical Care Nursing
By Vicki S. Good and Peggy L. Kirkwood. 2nd edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
Chosen by Karen DuBois, MSN, RN, manager electronic learning, Wolters Kluwer Health Medical Research, New York City.
1. Davis Advantage + Davis Edge. Online Personalized Learning for Medical–Surgical Nursing: Making Connections to Practice
By Janice Hoffman and Nancy Sullivan. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.
Chosen by Barbara J. Polivka, PhD, RN, FAAN, professor and Shirley B. Powers Endowed Chair in Nursing, University of Louisville School of Nursing, Louisville, KY.
1. Environmental Health in Nursing
Edited by Jeanne Leffers, Claudia M. Smith, Katie Huffling, Ruth McDermott-Levy, and Barbara Sattler. Mount Rainier, MD, Alliance of Nurses for Healthy Environments.
Chosen by Catherine P. Emmett, PhD, ARNP, ACHPN, clinical practice specialist, Empath Health, St. Petersburg, FL.
1. Gerontological Nursing: Competencies for Care
Edited by Kristen Mauk. 4th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
2. Gerontological Nursing
By Charlotte Eliopoulos. 9th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.
3. Teaching with ACES: A Faculty Guide
Edited by M. Elaine Tagliareni. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.
HISTORY AND PUBLIC POLICY
Chosen by Patricia A. Connor-Ballard, PhD, MSN, RN, ACNS-BC, assistant clinical professor, School of Nursing, The Catholic University of America, Washington, DC.
1. Using Nursing Research to Shape Health Policy
Edited by Patricia A. Grady and Ada Sue Hinshaw. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
2. Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence
By Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde, and Jeannette Suflita. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.
3. Public Health Nursing: Practicing Population-Based Care
By Marie Truglio-Londrigan and Sandra B. Lewenson. 3rd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
Chosen by Kate J. Morse, PhD, MSN, RN, associate director, educational leadership and international programs, Center for Medical Simulation, Harvard Medical School, Boston.
1. Simulation Champions: Fostering Courage, Caring, and Connection
By Colette Foisy-Doll and Kim Leighton. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.
2. Health Informatics: An Interprofessional Approach
By Ramona Nelson and Nancy Staggers. 2nd edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
3. Gerontechnology: Research, Practice, and Principles in the Field of Technology and Aging
Edited by Sunkyo Kwon. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
Chosen by Patricia McCartney, PhD, RNC-OB, FAAN, director of nursing research, MedStar Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC.
1. Freestanding Birth Centers: Innovation, Evidence, Optimal Outcomes
Edited by Linda J. Cole and Melissa D. Avery. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
2. The CenteringPregnancy Model: The Power of Group Health Care
By Sharon Schindler Rising and Charlotte Houde Quimby. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
Chosen by Margaret R. Silberger, MSN, BSN, RN, CS.
1. Medical–Surgical Nursing: Assessment and Management of Clinical Problems
By Sharon L. Lewis, Linda Bucher, Margaret McLean Heitkemper, Mariann M. Harding, Jeffrey Kwong, and Dottie Roberts. 10th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
2. Calculating Drug Dosages: A Patient-Safe Approach to Nursing and Math
By Sandra Luz Martinez de Castillo and Maryanne Werner-McCullough. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.
3. Davis's Comprehensive Handbook of Laboratory and Diagnostic Tests with Nursing Implications
By Anne M. Van Leeuwen and Mickey Lynn Bladh. 7th edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.
NURSING EDUCATION/CONTINUING EDUCATION/PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Chosen by Kenya V. Beard, EdD, AGACNP-BC, NP-C, CNE, ANEF, associate professor, City University of New York School of Professional Studies, New York City.
1. Quality and Safety in Nursing: A Competency Approach to Improving Outcomes
Edited by Gwen Sherwood and Jane Barnsteiner. 2nd edition. Hoboken, NJ, John Wiley and Sons, Inc.
2. Interprofessional Education and Collaborative Practice: Creating a Blueprint for Nurse Educators
Edited by Elizabeth Speakman. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.
3. The Mindful Nurse: Using the Power of Mindfulness and Compassion to Help You Thrive in Your Work
By Carmel Sheridan. Buffalo, NY, Rivertime Press.
NURSING MANAGEMENT AND LEADERSHIP
Chosen by Cheryl Hoying, PhD, RN, NEA-BC, FACHE, FAAN, senior vice president, patient services, Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
1. Financial Management for Nurse Managers: Merging the Heart with the Dollar
Edited by J. Michael Leger and Janne Dunham-Taylor. 4th edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
2. Leadership Roles and Management Functions in Nursing: Theory and Application
By Bessie L. Marquis and Carol J. Huston. 9th edition. Philadelphia, Wolters Kluwer.
3. The Nurse Manager's Guide to Innovative Staffing
By Jennifer Mensik. 2nd edition. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.
Chosen by Karen Roush, PhD, RN, assistant professor of nursing, College of Nursing, University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth.
1. Burns and Grove's The Practice of Nursing Research: Appraisal, Synthesis, and Generation of Evidence
By Jennifer R. Gray, Susan K. Grove, and Suzanne Sutherland. 8th edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
2. Reading, Understanding, and Applying Nursing Research
By James A. Fain. 5th edition. Philadelphia, F.A. Davis Company.
3. Research Design: Quantitative, Qualitative, Mixed Methods, Arts-Based, and Community-Based Participatory Research Approaches
By Patricia Leavy. New York City, The Guilford Press.
PALLIATIVE CARE AND HOSPICE
Chosen by Kathi Lindstrom, PhD, FNP-BC, ACHPN, HSMI, assistant professor, Palliative Care Specialty Courses, Vanderbilt University School of Nursing, Nashville, TN.
1. LGBTQ-Inclusive Hospice and Palliative Care: A Practical Guide to Transforming Professional Practice
By Kimberly D. Acquaviva. New York City, Harrington Park Press.
2. Integration of Palliative Care in Chronic Conditions: An Interdisciplinary Approach
Edited by Kim Kuebler. Pittsburgh, PA, Oncology Nursing Society.
3. Transitions in Dying and Bereavement: A Psychosocial Guide for Hospice and Palliative Care
By Victoria Hospice, Marney Thompson, and Wendy Wainwright. 2nd edition. Baltimore, MD, Health Professions Press.
Chosen by Christopher A. VanFosson, PhD, MSN/MHA, RN, Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army, nurse scientist and task area manager at the U.S. Army Institute of Surgical Research, Joint Base San Antonio, San Antonio, TX. The views of the author are his own and do not reflect the official opinion or endorsement of the United States Army or the Department of Defense.
1. Building a Culture of Ownership in Healthcare: The Invisible Architecture of Core Values, Attitude, and Self-Empowerment
By Joe Tye and Bob Dent. Indianapolis, IN, Sigma Theta Tau International.
2. Fast Facts on Combating Nurse Bullying, Incivility, and Workplace Violence: What Nurses Need to Know in a Nutshell
By Maggie Ciocco. New York City, Springer Publishing Company.
3. Issues and Trends in Nursing: Practice, Policy, and Leadership
By Gayle Roux and Judith A. Halstead. 2nd edition. Burlington, MA, Jones and Bartlett Learning.
PSYCHIATRIC AND MENTAL HEALTH NURSING
Chosen by Geraldine S. Pearson, PhD, PMH-CNS, FAAN, associate professor in child and adolescent psychiatry, University of Connecticut School of Medicine, Farmington, CT.
1. Therapeutic Communication in Mental Health Nursing: Aesthetic and Metaphoric Processes in the Engagement with Challenging Patients
By Shira Birnbaum. Abingdon, Oxon, UK, Routledge.
2. Routledge Handbook of Global Mental Health Nursing: Evidence, Practice and Empowerment
Edited by Edilma L. Yearwood and Vicki P. Hines-Martin. Abingdon, Oxon, UK, Routledge.
3. Essentials of Psychiatric Mental Health Nursing: A Communication Approach to Evidence-Based Care
By Elizabeth M. Varcarolis. 3rd edition. St. Louis, Elsevier.
To read the judges’ descriptions of these books, go to: https://links.lww.com/AJN/A98.