New - Nursing Professional Development Review and Resource Manual, 4th Edition

  • ISBN: 978-1-935213-40-6
  • PUB# 9781935213406

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Are you looking into how to advance your professional development through certification? Need a reliable and credible reference resource? No matter where you are in the process, make sure you have the most valuable review and resource tool at your disposal.

The Nursing Knowledge Center's Nursing Professional Development Review and Resource Manual is a must-have tool for nurses planning to take the American Nurses Credentialing Center's (ANCC) Nursing Professional Development certification exam.

Based on the official ANCC certification exam test content outline, this review and resource manual will help you:

  • Study and analyze comprehensive material and concepts written by nursing experts.
  • Develop a recommended seven-step plan to equip you for the exam and map out what to do on the day of the exam.
  • Prepare for, and familiarize yourself with Nursing Professional Development standards of practice.
  • And much more ...

Make the Nursing Professional Development Review and Resource Manual a key resource in your certification preparation.


Authors Bio

Beth Hawkes, MSN, RN-BC is a Nursing Professional Development Specialist with a broad background in acute care. She is published in the Association of Nurses in Professional Development (ANPD) journal and past editor of MEDSURG Matters, a publication of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN). She is a subject matter expert for several large nursing organizations, including the American Nurses Association (ANA). Hawkes is a nationally known career counselor and columnist with an award-winning nursing blog,, and the author of Your Last Nursing Class: How to Land Your First Nursing Job… and You’re Next!

Dr. Laura Hendricks-Jackson, DNP, RN-BC, OCN has an array of nursing knowledge and experience in the acute care, academic, and community settings. Earlier in her career she served as the deputy director at an organization that supports vulnerable populations. Having left the community setting and before joining Sibley Memorial Hospital/ Johns Hopkins Health System, Dr. Hendricks-Jackson spent thirteen years at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and served in oncology, education, and nursing administration there. Dr. Hendricks-Jackson serves as a University Faculty for graduate and doctoral students and enjoys facilitating the transformation of learning. She is an exam item writer and subject matter expert for the American Nurses Association (ANA) and a Nurse Residency Program on site surveyor for the Commission on Collegiate Nursing (CCNE). Dr. Hendricks- Jackson is also a member of the Johns Hopkins Nursing Evidence-Based Practice Steering Committee. She received her doctorate degree in nursing (DNP) from Drexel University with a concentration in Executive Leadership and holds a Master’s Degree in Nursing Education as well.

About the Book
240 pp., softcover

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Table of Contents | Sample Chapter

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