Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Books Receive AJN's Book of the Year Award

Lippincott Williams & Wilkins Nursing Books Receive AJN's Book of the Year Award

The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) awarded its prestigious AJN Book of the Year award to three nursing textbooks published by Lippincott Williams & Wilkins(LWW). LWW is part of Wolters Kluwer Health, a leading global provider of information, business intelligence and point-of-care solutions for the healthcare industry. LWW publications were honored in the categories of information technology and informatics, critical care emergency nursing, and community public health.

"We are honored that AJN's judges recognized our efforts to provide superior learning tools for nursing students, nurse educators, and practicing nurses," said Julie Stegman, Vice President and Publisher, Nursing Education. "Congratulations to our authors, who clearly understand what students, educators and nurses need to know, and present authoritative, current and accurate content in the way our customers want to learn."

AJN is the nation's oldest and largest circulating nursing journal and one of the most highly respected in its field. For more than 40 years, AJN's Book of the Year Award competition draws annually hundreds of submissions by authors from various fields in the nursing profession. A distinguished panel of judges selects those considered the most valuable texts in a range of categories each year.

AJN named the following LWW products Book of the Year for 2012:

Information Technology and Informatics Book of the Year
Informatics and Nursing: Opportunities and Challenges, by Jeanne Sewell and Linda Q. Thede
This comprehensive text reviews the concepts and applications of nursing informatics, from computer basics to data usage skills and techniques.

Critical CareEmergency Nursing Book of the Year (2nd place)
Simulation Simplified: Student Lab Manual for Critical Care Nursing by Sandra Goldsworthy and Leslie Graham
The Student Lab Manual supports students in the completion of electronic patient case simulations, and works in concert with electronic resources and the instructor manual. The lab manual provides step by step guidance for complex, open-ended simulations, and takes the mystery, guess work and the difficulty out of completing patient simulations.