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Four ONS publications receive AJN Book of the Year Awards.

Kudos to several ONS members honored with 2006 American Journal of Nursing (AJN) Book of the Year Awards. AJN distributes the awards to highlight the best in nursing publications, with a panel of judges with expertise in each category's topic area selecting the recipients.

In the Advanced Practice Nursing category, Clinical Manual for the Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse (2nd ed.), edited by Dawn Camp-Sorell, MSN, FNP, AOCN[R], and Rebecca A. Hawkins, MSN, ANP, AOCN[R], was awarded first place.


In the Electronic Media category, the Radiation Oncology Nurses Enhancing Excellence CD-ROM series, edited by Marilyn L. Haas, PhD, RN, CNS, ANP-C, was awarded first place.


In the Gerontologic Nursing category, An Evidence-Base Approach to the Treatment and Care of the Older Adult With Cancer, edited by Diane G. Cope, PhD, ARNP, BC, AOCNP, and Anne M. Reb, MSN, NP, was awarded second place.


In the Psychiatric-Mental Health Nursing category, Psychosocial Nursing Care Along the Cancer Continuum (2nd ed.), edited by Rose Mary Carroll-Johnson, RN, MN, Linda M. Gorman, RN, MN, APRN, BC, OCN[R], CHPN, and Nancy Jo Bush, RN, MN, MA, AOCN[R], was awarded first place.

"The AJN Book of the Year Awards are a prestigious recognition that all authors and publishers strive for," said Barbara A. Sigler, RN, MNEd, director of Commercial Publishing at ONS. "Congratulations to the editors and authors of the four publications for their work."

The AJN Book of the Year program is a prestigious competition that garners the attention of its 342,000 readers, as well as librarians and faculty who are not subscribers. The most valuable texts of each year are chosen by AJN's panel of judges. View all of the winners online at


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Date:Jan 1, 2007
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