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Neuroscience Nursing Certification Bibliography

Note: All references are important but bolded references were chosen by members of the Neuroscience Nursing Examination Committee as “key references” for nurses preparing for the neuroscience nursing certification exam.


American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. (2004). Core curriculum for neuroscience nursing (4th ed.). Chicago: American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.

American Association of Neuroscience Nurses. (1998). The clinical guideline series. Chicago: American Association of Neuroscience Nurses.

American Educational Research Association, American Psychological Association, & the National Council on Measurement in Education. (1999). Standards for educational and psychological testing. Washington, DC: Author

Arnold, E., & Boggs, K. U. (Eds.). (2010). Interpersonal relationships: Professional communication skills for nurses (6th ed.). Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders.

Bader, M. K., & Littlejohns, L. R. (2008). AANN core curriculum for neuroscience nursing (5th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Saunders.

Barker, E. (2008). Neuroscience nursing (3rd ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby Yearbook, Inc.

Bloom, B. (1956). Taxonomy of educational objectives handbook I: The cognitive domain. New York: David McKay Company Inc.

Brown, F. (1983). Principles of educational and psychological testing (3rd ed.). New York: Holt, Rinehart and Winston.

Canadian Nurses Association. (2008). Code of ethics for registered nurses. Ottawa: Author.

Canadian Pharmacists Association. (2014). Compendium of pharmaceuticals and specialties.Ottawa: Author.

Canadian Psychological Association. (1996). Guidelines for educational and psychological testing. Old Chelsea, QC: Author.

Deglin, J. H., & Vallerand, A. H. (2012). Davisdrug guide for nurses (13th ed.). Philadelphia: F. A. Davis Company.

Hickey, J. V. (2013). The clinical practice of neurological & neurosurgical nursing (7th ed.). Philadelphia: Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins.

Hockenberry, M. J., & Wilson, D. (2011). Wong’s nursing care of infants and children (9th ed.). St. Louis, MO: Mosby.

Jarvis, C. (2011). Physical examination & health assessment. (1st Canadian ed.). Toronto: Elsevier Canada.

Lindsay, K., & Bone, I. (2010). Neurology and neurosurgery illustrated (5th ed.). London, UK: Churchill Livingstone.

Tymiasnski, D., Sarro, A., & Green, T. (Eds). (2012). Navigating Neuroscience Nursing: A Canadian Perspective. Pembroke, Ontario: Pappin Communications.

May 2014