The Helper’s Journey, Second Edition, was awarded Third Place in the Book of the Year Award’s category of Palliative Care and Hospice sponsored by the American Journal of Nursing (AJN) for 2020.
Upon receiving this prestigious award, author and researcher, Dale Larson stated, “It is a great honor to receive this Book of the Year Award from the American Journal of Nursing, the profession’s premier journal. It is my deepest hope that The Helper’s Journey: Empathy, Compassion, and the Challenge of Caring will serve as a valuable resource for the dedicated and inspiring professionals who provide compassionate person-centered care to patients and families in these challenging times.”
Other winners in the Palliative Care and Hospice category includes first place recipient Handbook of Perinatal and Neonatal Palliative Care: A Guide for Nurses, Physicians, and Other Health Professionals by Rana Limbo, Charlotte Wool, and Brian S. Carter. Second place was awarded to Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (CHPN) Exam Review: A Study Guide with Review Questions by Patricia Moyle Wright.
The American Journal of Nursing (AJN) is the oldest and most honored broad-based nursing journal in the world. Peer reviewed and evidence-based, it is considered the profession’s premier journal. AJN adheres to journalistic standards that require transparency of real and potential conflicts of interests that authors, editors and reviewers may have. It follows publishing standards set by the International Committee of Medical Journal Editors.
AJN’s mission is to promote excellence in nursing and health care through the dissemination of evidence-based, peer-reviewed clinical information, as well as original research, discussion of relevant and controversial professional issues, adherence to the standards of journalistic integrity and excellence, and promotion of nursing perspectives.
For additional information about author Dr. Dale G. Larson, visit his author page.