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Author(s): Patricia A Fowler, Sarah Jimenez
Foundations of Nursing Practice: Essential Concepts instills an appreciation of what a “good” nurse means. Being an effective, efficient, competent nurse requires practitioners to have an extensive awareness of the expectations of a professional nurse, the uniqueness of every individual, and a comprehensive understanding of health and the health care delivery system.
Author(s): Gary Hoban, Daniel T Cunniff, Dina Castillo Pacis, Clifford Tyler
This text, Ethics for Visionary School Leaders—Setting Your Ethical Compass (third edition), is designed for those students preparing to become school administrators and those interested in the topic. It combines classical and more contemporary ethical philosophy with current everyday ethical matters today’s school administrators face. The text also includes educational ethical dilemmas based on current, real life situations that students and their instructors can jointly discuss and resolve.
Author(s): M. Nia Madison
New Edition Now Available!
We are constantly surrounded by ubiquitous, living organisms too small to be observed by the naked eye. Some of them are beneficial to us. They may serve us as part of our normal microflora competing with and inhibiting the growth of pathogenic microorganisms. Pathogenic and opportunistic microorganisms can cause sickness and diseases in humans, animals and plants. Microbiological techniques enable us to view and study these fascinating creatures.
Author(s): Rani Vajravelu
Ethnobotany: A Modern Perspective focuses on the indigenous plants and their impact on modern society. It discusses more than 260 plants that originated in different parts of the world and how they relate to human lives every day. This comprehensive text is built on the indigenous plants used around the world as food, beverage, medicine, narcotics, shelter, and clothing, along with their applications elsewhere. It refers to each plant by its common name, scientific name, and the family to which it belongs.
Author(s): Gabriel Colella
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Author(s): Tina M Penhollow
Points to Health is the latest textbook in health promotion and health education. It highlights the current practices of health and the future of health science. It is written at a level for upper undergraduate or graduate courses. The textbook is divided into five sections. The first part covers the history, goals, settings and responsibilities of the profession; as well as the agencies and professional organizations associated with health education. Parts two-four details intrapersonal models, interpersonal models, and community models of health behavior.
Author(s): Nora Ambrosio
New Ninth Edition Now Available!
Learning about Dance: Dance as an Art Form and Entertainment introduces students to the exciting, daring, ever-changing, and dynamic world of dance.
Author(s): Perry Goldstein
Rudiments of Music covers the basics of Western classical tonal music theory, though it is applicable to a broad range of other music as well. Written for the beginner, experienced musicians who want to learn the fundamentals of tonal theory will also find it useful. The book covers basic notation of pitch and rhythm, major and minor keys, intervals, chords, harmony, and other concepts essential to a fundamental understanding of tonal music. Students are guided in the composition of melodies and melodies with chordal accompaniment.