Ana Unveils Customized Version Of “Mosby’S Nursing Consult” Providing Evidence-Based Clinical Resources To Members

Silver Spring, MD – March 11, 2010 The American Nurses Association (ANA), the largest nursing organization in the U.S., today launched a comprehensive new online tool available exclusively to ANA members. The customized ANA Edition of Mosby’s Nursing Consult, developed jointly with Elsevier – the world leader in nursing information – delivers robust clinical information to ANA members like never before, in an organized, easy-to-use format.

“ANA is thrilled to offer this valuable new benefit to our members,” stated Marla J. Weston, PhD, RN, and ANA chief executive officer. “We have worked diligently with Elsevier to create a customized, single-source tool that ANA nurses can utilize to enhance and improve patient care in countless aspects of their day-to-day practice. As our member community knows, evidence-based nursing continues to grow in both scope and application. The ANA Edition of Mosby’s Nursing Consult puts a tremendous clinical resource in nurses’ hands – keeping our nurses at the forefront of this essential aspect of practice. We encourage every ANA member to utilize this member benefit to its fullest.”

The ANA Edition of Mosby’s Nursing Consult delivers – all in one integrated, user-friendly online application – a compendium of monographs, practice guidelines, and peer-reviewed clinical updates representing the best, most current work of nursing experts and thought leaders throughout the profession. The compilation includes the following:

  • 50 evidence-based nursing monographs containing a concise review of the current evidence available on common clinical problems (including current practice and synopses of current literature), and presenting specific recommendations for nursing care.
  • Practice guidelines to help locate best-practice recommendations for more than 400 common health care diagnoses, conditions, and procedures – including both current safety alerts (if any) and any official organizational position statements relating to the topic.
  • Nearly 80 clinical updates – original, peer-reviewed, best-practice clinical articles, written by nurse experts, focusing on specific areas of patient care.

“As evidence-based practice evolves as a core value of nursing practice, ANA members will now have access to an unparalleled set of evidence-based nursing content,” said Eileen S. Robinson, MSN, RN, director of Nursing Continuing Education for Elsevier. “Whether at the bedside, in staff development and education, setting policies and procedures, or leading their organizations, ANA members will have access to Mosby’s Nursing Consult, which will provide them with the clinical content they need to make the best practice decisions.”

For more information concerning the ANA Edition of Mosby’s Nursing Consult, visit the members-only section of Nursing World.

About Elsevier
Elsevier is a world-leading provider of information solutions that enhance the performance of science, health, and technology professionals, empowering them to make better decisions, deliver better care, and sometimes make groundbreaking discoveries that advance the boundaries of knowledge and human progress. Elsevier provides web-based, digital solutions — among them ScienceDirect, Scopus, Research Intelligence and ClinicalKey— and publishes over 2,500 journals, including The Lancet and Cell, and more than 35,000 book titles, including a number of iconic reference works. Elsevier is part of RELX Group, a world-leading provider of information and analytics for professional and business customers across industries.