Monday, October 8, 2012

New Library Books - September 2012

The following books have recently been added to the JCU Library collection. Each title is also listed in full in the Library Catalogue – Tropicat.  Holds may be placed on titles using Tropicat.

Call the midwife: a true story of the East End in the 1950s (Worth, 2008).

Clinical guide to skin & wound care (Hess, 2013, 7th ed.).

Compact clinical guide to acute pain management: an evidence-based approach for nurses (D'Arcy, 2011).

Comprehensive systematic review for advanced nursing practice (Holly et al., 2012).

Creative approaches in dementia care (Lee & Adams, 2011).

Disaster nursing and emergency preparedness for chemical, biological, and radiological terrorism and other hazards (Veenema, 2013, 3rd ed.).

eHealth applications: promising strategies for health behavior change (Noar & Harrington, 2012).

Essential nursing skills: clinical skills for caring (Nicol et al., 2012, 4th ed.).

Evaluation of health care quality in advanced practice nursing (Hickey & Brosnan, 2012).

Excellence in compassionate nursing care: leading the change (Chambers & Ryder, 2012).

Fast facts for dementia care: what nurses need to know in a nutshell (Miller, 2012).

Fundamentals of nursing (Potter et al., 2013, 8th ed).

Health and human behaviour (Jones & Creedy, 2012, 5th ed.).

Human simulation for nursing and health professions (Wilson & Rockstraw, 2012).

Intervention research: designing, conducting, analyzing, and funding (Melnyk & Morrison-Beedy, 2012).

Intravenous medications: a handbook for nurses and health professionals (Gahart & Nazareno, 2013, 29th ed.).

Mosby's drug guide for nursing students (Skidmore-Roth, 2013, 10th ed.).

Nursing care planning made incredibly easy! (Lippincott Williams &Wilkins, 2013, 2nd ed.).

Nursing the acutely ill adult: priorities in assessment and management (Clarke & Ketchell, 2011).

Pierson and Fairchild's principles & techniques of patient care (Fairchild, 2013, 5th ed.).

Psychiatric-mental health nursing: an interpersonal approach (Jones et al., 2012).

Self-care science, nursing theory, and evidence-based practice (Taylor, 2011).

Values, ethics and health care (Duncan, 2010).

When chicken soup isn't enough: stories of nurses standing up for themselves, their patients, and their profession (Gordon, 2011).

Sunday, October 7, 2012

SFS now open - win an iPad 3

SFS now open - win an iPad 3. Have your say to help improve students’ experience of subjects at JCU. Logon to Students Online at

SFS is a confidential web-based questionnaire that cons
ists of a core of 19 questions concerning the quality of students' learning experiences; organisation, structure and delivery of subjects; and assessment. There is also space for written comments.

Your voice is important to JCU. Student feedback for SP2 subjects close 18th November.

Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Masonic Care Queensland Nursing Bursary 2013

If you have a specific interest in a career within the Aged Care Industry, then why not apply?

$3,000 bursary available to nursing students enrolled full-time in Year 3 of the Bachelor of Nursing Science in 2013.

The bursary provides financial assistance for educational purposes to a full-time domestic nursing student undertaking the third year of the BNSc (Pre-Registration) program at JCU. Payments are made in two instalments of $1500 each – the first at the commencement of Study Period 1, and the second at the commencement of Study Period 2 of the year of receipt of the bursary.

Applications for the 2013 Bursary close on 21 December 2012.

Full details and eligibility criteria for the bursary are available at

Application form can be downloaded at

Contact Pauline Taylor, School of Nursing, Midwifery & Nutrition for further information. Email or phone (07) 4781 4261.