Becoming a nurse

a career survival guide
  • 85 Pages
  • 3.87 MB
  • English
Mosby , London
StatementMike Lowry ; Kate Taylor drew the pictures.
The Physical Object
Paginationvii, 85p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22443585M
ISBN 100723419264

The ideal guide to finding out everything a potential candidate needs to know, Becoming a Nurse provides a thorough, up-to-date overview on the nursing profession, with sections on: The variety of nursing positions available and their typical workplaces/working conditions Career outlook, benefits, and earnings potential The pros and cons of the nursing field How to know if nursing 5/5(3).

This book discusses about how to realistically live as a nurse, both at home and at the bedside - with a little humor and some shenanigans along the way. Topics include nursing school survival, time management, talking to physicians, dealing with mistakes, and how to survive your first code without coding yourself/5().

Nursing is a great field to go into in this economy. How to Become a Nurse will show you exactly what the title says. It gives you the best information and tells you exactly what you need to do if you're looking to become a nurse. Get this book if you were still on the fence about nursing and it will change your mind.

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By Jeremiah Filmdude5/5(1). Author: Carol Gino, RN, MA. Carol’s book follows a nurse throughout their career highlighting the emotionally and physically draining aspects of being a nurse. Her book’s focus is on the reality of nursing and assists the reader in understanding the professional risk of Compassion Fatigue.

This book can help Becoming a nurse book nurses go from where they are to getting the education it takes to become a higher level nurse with better wages and a more satisfying career.

Everyone wanting to expand their knowledge of the various pathways to nursing so you can be the kind of nurse you have always wanted to become/5(2). The essays here are heartfelt, compelling, and full of the kind of detail that really takes the reader into the experience of becoming a nurse.

I am using this book in a composition course, that is directed to a RN-to-BSN program, and the students really are engaged and have learned about writing with honesty and focus from this little book/5(). But what that means is that Gutkind’s anthology on “becoming a nurse” is all the more important a contribution to the growing field of narrative medicine/nursing/health care.

The book serves as a platform for a total of 21 nurses from around the world to tell their stories about what it means to become a nurse. Intensive Care: The Story of a Nurse by Echo Heron This book was originally published in the ’s but still holds amazing relevance for nurses today. Through her description of both her experiences as a nurse and her reflections on the work she did, she still helps nurses today.

This book is for the new grad and the seasoned nurse alike. A great resource to help any staff nurse better understand the wants, needs and expectations of what being a nurse requires.

Filled with real-life stories, suggestions on interpersonal and professional networking, as well as how to properly deal with expect those Becoming a nurse book days.’. Becoming a registered nurse (RN) takes study and practical experience. The work of an RN can be incredibly rewarding, but also labor-intensive.

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Let's take a look at what it takes to become a registered nurse. There are three main ways to become an RN. You can earn a bachelor's degree, an associate degree or a diploma in nursing.

5 Great Books for Nursing Students The ancient arts of healing the ill and comforting the dying have always been recognized as society’s noblest pursuits. Primary-care physicians and surgeons may attract most of the publicity, but nurses are the drill sergeants of the armies of health care: the indispensable experts who hold everything together.

Steps to Becoming a Nurse. When you learn how to become a nurse you’ll find the first step is getting a solid education, whether you hope to be an LPN, RN, or administrator. Every state and the District of Columbia require students to graduate from an accredited nursing program in order to become licensed.

The Student’s Guide to Becoming a Nurse is an essential guide for all student nurses who want to become competent practitioners. It explores the knowledge, skills and attitudes that all. When Nurses Hurt Nurses: Recognizing and Overcoming the Cycle of Bullying by Cheryl Dellasega.

Being a nurse, you must be known to the fact about the disputes and conflicts among co-workers who work in close quarters for a long period of time. This book has a detailed discussion of it. This book has been specifically designed to address the main skills you need to meet NMC requirements.

Becoming a Nurse will demystify what you need to know while preparing you to meet NMC standards and become a confident, practicing professional. This book is ideal for both pre-registration and practicing nurses/5(5). Being a nurse means you have a versatile career that offers many avenues for advancement.

One such path is becoming a nurse practitioner. Because it’s an Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) position, working as a nurse practitioner means a higher salary, more responsibility, and additional education requirements.

Teaching and Learning in Nursing. We hope that this book can be used as a resource to increase the body of knowledge in teaching and learning in nursing, thereby enhancing the role and contribution of health care professionals to clinical main aim of teaching and learning in nursing, at all levels, is to enhance the nurses' contribution to assist the.

Nurses enjoy a high level of job satisfaction, performing well-compensated work that can make a difference in people's lives. While no nursing diploma can guarantee employment, this guide can help launch you toward a nursing career, answering common questions about how to become a registered nurse, along with licensing requirements and salary prospects.

This title was first published in Presenting revealing insights into the structure and functioning of the Project courses, this book examines the original, creative and evolutionary research processes which led to the identification of student nurses’ unique and common experiences, and portrays the learning milieu in which students developed a self-concept of being a by: 5.

I would like to become an advanced practice nurse, such as a nurse practitioner, clinical nurse specialist, nurse midwife or nurse anesthetist. Demand for qualified nurses is soaring. A study published in Health Affairs projects a shortage of betweenand 1 million nurses by – greater than any nursing shortage experienced in the.

I wrote this book out of huge concern with how difficult & confusing the process of becoming a nurse was. I had a difficult time choosing a program that was right for me, gaining acceptance into a nursing program & then passing the extremely difficult nursing.

There are nurses who bought this book to share with their kids, too. Also Read: 22 Best Adult Coloring Books for Nurses (They’re a lot of FUN!) 5. More Rants, Raves, and Crazy Days of an ER Nurse: Funny, True Life Stories of Medical Humor from the Emergency Room. The Emergency Room is one of the busiest areas of the hospital.

This particular book is a collection of stories written by nurses. They tell how they came to be in the medical field, share their memories, both good and bad, and speak to what it really takes to be a good nurse. Although they are forced to hide their emotions much of the time, they are human and cannot help /5.

"How to Become a Registered Nurse" is an honest and informative book written by a registered nurse with 11 years of practical experience. In this book you will discover: Whether you have the personality to become a good nurse;/5(14).

The process of becoming a registered nurse may look simple on a piece of paper — or web browser. You go to and graduate from nursing school. You pass the NCLEX. You find your first nursing job. Bing boom bang you’re a nurse. The scariest step in many careers would be that finding-a-nursing-job part, but given the increasing demand for nurses, securing work.

Becoming Nursey: From Code Blues to Code Browns, How to Care for Your Patients and Yourself This book is my one-stop reference guide to help YOU become a safe and efficient nurse as fast as possible.

It is comprised of my progression from nursing school to critical care with some tips, tricks, and shenanigans along the way.

Igo over time management skills for both floor nursing. Nurse Nora at Nineteen Nora Casper Four Sticks Janice Dvorak Messiah, Not Otherwise Specified Janet Gool All Alone and Afraid: Becoming a Person through Nursing Anna German Individually Identifiable Pamela Baker Approaching Death Kimberly A.

Condon The Nurses Whispered Patricia A. Nugent Becoming /5(11). The Student s Guide to Becoming a Nurse is an essential guide for all student nurses who want to become competent practitioners.

It explores the knowledge, skills and attitudes that all pre-registration nursing students must acquire by the end of their programme of study, enabling them to become confident, successful nurses/5(21).

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Books shelved as nurse-fiction: The Nightingale Girls by Donna Douglas, A Nightingale Christmas Carol by Donna Douglas, The Nurses of Steeple Street by D. Becoming a nurse is one of the most selfless acts a person can undertake. In a society of so many different races, cultures, customs, and beliefs, nurses are a universal gift to all, and the dedicated work that they do and kindness they deliver on a daily basis should serve as a reminder of the fundamental humanity inside us : Ariel Jacoby.

Business Insider spoke with two nurses, Nancy Whitt and Liz Watkins, to find out what it's really like to be a nurse. Whitt is a gastrointestinal nurse in California with 45 years of : Lyndsey Reid. “The reason I love being a nurse is because it is so rewarding to make a difference in someone’s life.

It’s beautiful when you look into a patient’s eyes and see the window to their soul–when just a caring touch or word can make a connection.How much becoming a registered nurse should cost.

Prices paid and comments from CostHelper's team of professional journalists and community of users. Tuition, fees, books and supplies for an associate degree in nursing (ADN) can cost $6,$40, or more at a public college and $30,$, or more at a private school, depending on location, the length .