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Nursing Novellas Review: Journal for Nurses in Sta...

Susan L. Bindon, MS, RN-BC has published a favorable review of the Nursing Novellas series in the May/June 2010 Edition of the Journal for Nurses in Staff Development. She describes Nursing Novellas as a “fresh approach” to continuing education and a “welcome change” for staff nurses and nursing educators looking for new ways to teach about interpersonal issues in health care like lateral violence...
CityView Magazine: Nursing Novellas take a new approach to nursing education

CityView Magazine: Nursing Novellas take a new app...

Amy Glenn Vega and the Nursing Novellas series are featured in the June/July Edition of CityView Magazine. To read the article, please click on the image or the link below. (The article starts on page 21.) http://www.epageflip.net/issue/11662/20
Lions and Tigers and Nurses: A Librarian’s Review

Lions and Tigers and Nurses: A Librarian’s R...

Are we rude? Are we critical of any one starting out?  Have many of us forgotten that we were the novice at one time?  Amy Glenn Vega, in her book Lions and Tigers and Nurses, makes me recall that I was at one time the beginner. I did not know the ropes. I was afraid to say anything. I am a Medical Librarian and reading Amy’s book makes me think about how I treat my patrons.  I will never forget my first medical...
Community College Faculty Review: Nursing Novellas

Community College Faculty Review: Nursing Novellas...

As a Registered Nurse for 28 years, I have learned to keep reading to make sure I am current in the profession. This involves using not only educational resources related to my teaching duties at a Community College, but also keeping current with my own continuing education requirements for licensure. I had seen an advertisement for Nursing Novellas: books that promised to not only give educational credit, but provide...
Nursing Novellas Review: Mary Holtschneider

Nursing Novellas Review: Mary Holtschneider...

by Mary E. Holtschneider, RN, BSN, BC, MPA, NREMT-P Amy Glenn Vega’s two nursing novellas, “Lions and Tiger and Nurses” and “Broken Heart”, take us through the lives of nurses at the fictional North Carolina Dogwood Regional Medical Center, Med Surg South nursing unit.  Each of the nurses is at a different point in his or her career, which Vega so aptly captures as the stories unfold. Donna, the nurse manager,...
The Nursing Site Blog: Nursing Novellas Offer Unique Teaching Tool

The Nursing Site Blog: Nursing Novellas Offer Uniq...

by Kathy Quan, RN BSN PHN Two issues that are major players in the nursing world are loss and grief and lateral violence (aka nurses eat their young). For new nurses, these can be problems that make or break a career. For those who are burned out and having trouble coping with caring for others, it can be a major turning point as well and not always for the best. Author Amy Glenn Vega has provided two terrific nursing...
Nighttimenursing: Lions and Tigers and Nurses … a review

Nighttimenursing: Lions and Tigers and Nurses R...

by Tracey T. Awhile back I did a post on Amy Glenn Vega’s Nursing Novella titled Lions and Tigers and Nurses. You can find that post here. If you remember (or just read) I was a bit skeptical when first asked to be involved with these nursing novellas on my blog but then opened the press release and figured I’d give them a try. I’m glad I did. I received a copy of this first novella and was excited to...