AccessAPN is a comprehensive online resource dedicated to the education of advanced practice nursing students, from McGraw Hill in partnership with Sigma Theta Tau.
AccessAPN features a wide range of content that aligns perfectly with the curricula of Advanced Practice Nursing programs, including those for Nursing Practitioners, Clinical Nurse Specialists, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists, Certified Nurse Midwives, and Doctors of Nursing Practice.
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Note: You may need to connect to your institution's subscription for access to the resources in this LibGuide.
To engage with AccessAPN and its content and resources, users need to create a free MyAccess profile (upper-right sign in dropdown menu) in AccessAPN. Users are encouraged to login each time they use the site. Download the PDF flyer below to learn more about creating a MyAccess profile.
Instructors can link to content in AccessAPN through their LMS using the durable URLs found in the browser of all text and chapter content, multimedia, cases, study tools, and clerkship content. For a tutorial on how to link to content in AccessAPN via durable URLs, please view the brief video below.
In the Books tab in AccessAPN, you will find some of the leading current, authoritative text resources. Textbooks, chapters, and chapter sections are durable URL-enabled and can be linked to in coursework, e.g., LMS, lecture slides, etc. Check out the library at these links:
Check out these new and noteworthy texts in AccessAPN:
Johns Hopkins Evidence-Based Practice for Nurses and Healthcare Professionals has proven to be one of the most foundational books on EBP in nursing and healthcare. Building on the strength of previous versions, the fourth edition is fully revised to include updated content based on more than a decade of the model’s use, refinement in real-life settings, and feedback from nurses and other healthcare professionals around the world.
Key features of the book include:
Succinct, complete guidance on how to safely and competently care for adult, critically ill patients and their families – written by top clinical experts.
Endorsed by the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), this acclaimed textbook sets the standard for critical care nursing education. Recognizing the learner’s need to assimilate foundational knowledge before attempting to master more complex critical care nursing concepts, the book features a practical building-block organization that starts with the basics and logically progresses to advanced topics.
Bolstered by helpful tables and essential content cases, AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing is an essential tool for clinicians at the point of care, and those preparing for CCRN® certification in critical care nursing.
AACN Essentials of Critical Care Nursing, Fourth Edition is presented in four sections:
Learning aids include Knowledge Competencies that can be used to gauge progress, Priniciples of Management to summarize key concepts and “Essential Content” case studies with questions and answers to further reinforce the learners’ knowledge.
Do you have a work culture that fosters collaboration, stimulates innovation, and empowers nurses to achieve success in exceptional ways? In Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence, authors Deborah Dang, Judith Rohde, and Jeannette Suflita present a model proven to inspire professional nurses to deliver exceptional care and outcomes. Whether you’re a bedside nurse or an executive, you’ll learn how to adapt the Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model to your work setting. Packed with exemplars, self-assessment guides, planning tools, and lessons learned, this manual guides you in creating and sustaining an environment where professional nursing practices flourish. Learn strategies to:
With a focus on achievement, caring, empowerment, and influence, Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model can help reshape the future of nursing. Are you ready to get started?
2nd Place 2017 AJN Book of the Year: Johns Hopkins Nursing Professional Practice Model: Strategies to Advance Nursing Excellence awarded second place in the 2017 AJN Book of the year award in the History and Public Policy category.
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AccessAPN features a variety of content concerning diversity in nursing, education, and practice as part of McGraw Hill's commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion. DEI references on AccessAPN include but are not limited to:
(NOTE: Other titles in AccessAPN may also include chapterized DEI content)
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Cases in AccessAPN provide materials for short, targeted case-based learning. They vary slightly, but for each case you get a patient history and systems review, short answer questions, clinical pearls, and references. Cases are durable URL-enabled and can be linked to in coursework, e.g., LMS, lecture slides, etc. The results of the quizzes can be emailed and collected for a grade, e.g., student to instructor.
Cases can be generated from these resources in AccessAPN:
The Review Questions tab in AccessAPN provides thousands of Q&A for board exam preparation:
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