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Quick Look Nursing: Growth and Development Through the Lifespan, Second Edition

Author(s): Kathleen M. Thies, PhD, RN, Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts
John F. Travers, EdD, Department of Counseling, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763756499
  • Paperback    402 pages      © 2009
Price: International Sales $80.95 US List
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Quick Look Nursing : Growth and Development Through the Lifespan includes chapters in biological, psychological and social information that includes information on genetics, fetal development, cognition and information processing, roles of families, peers, school and society and many other chapters. The Second Edition includes all the new key learning features such a Closer Look, Warnings, Questions to Ask, key terms, and an updated glossary and references. 

 

About the series:

Quick Look Nursing presents information from the nursing core curriculum in a unique format that sets it apart from anything else available! These essential texts are helpful as course supplements and study aids for course examinations. Organized into short chapters accompanied by comprehensive illustrations of the subject matter, the texts allow readers to grasp a large amount of information quickly, maximizing their study time.

Kathleen M. Thies, PhD, RN-Graduate School of Nursing, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Massachusetts

Kathleen Mongan Thies, PhD, RN received a bachelor's degree in nursing from Cornell University-New York Hospital School of Nursing, a master's degree in psychiatric/mental health nursing from Adelphi University, and a PhD in developmental psychology from Boston College. She has taught in academic departments of psychology and nursing, and was formerly a chair of a department of nursing. She is currently directing the Graduate Entry pathway for non-nurses at the Graduate School of Nursing at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. She has written on developmental issues related to children with chronic illness, and on issues facing nursing education.

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John F. Travers, EdD-Department of Counseling, Developmental Psychology and Research Methods, Lynch School of Education, Boston College, Chestnut Hill, Massachusetts

John Travers EdD has been a professor at Boston College for many years where he has taught a variety of courses in developmental psychology. He has received numerous awards for his teaching, including Teacher of the Year. Among the many books he has authored or co-authored are Human Development Across the Lifespan; Educational Psychology: Effective Teaching, Effective Learning; and Quick Look Nursing: Growth and Development through the Lifespan.