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The Student s Guide to Becoming a Nurse

The Student s Guide to Becoming a Nurse Author Ian Peate
ISBN-10 9780470672709
Release 2012-07-23
Pages 472
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Rev. ed. of: Becoming a nurse in the 21st century / Ian Peate. c2006.



The Student Nurse Guide to Decision Making in Practice

The Student Nurse Guide to Decision Making in Practice Author Liz Aston
ISBN-10 9780335239061
Release 2010-08-01
Pages 159
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Being full of scenarios, exercises, examples and links between practice issues, this student-friendly text promises to be an engaging book for nurse students on all branches.



New Nurse s Survival Guide

New Nurse s Survival Guide Author Genevieve Chandler
ISBN-10 9780071713955
Release 2009-12-18
Pages 186
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Your transition from nursing student to practicing nurse begins here! Packed with real-life examples and indispensable advice from novice nurses and staff development experts, New Nurse’s Survival Guide is the single best book available on how to get the job you want and become the nurse you aspire to be after you graduate from nursing school. You’ll learn exactly what you must know and do in order to stand out from all the other new graduates and make yourself irresistible to employers -- in even the most challenging job market. And you’ll find out what it really takes to thrive, not just survive, during your first year on the job. Land a great job in any economy by learning: What you can do to gain on-the-job experience while you are still in school How to prepare for your job search, interview, and orientation What hospitals are looking for and what you need to bring to the table How you can demonstrate that you are a nurse that takes the initiative How to demonstrate leadership to potential employers



The Student Nurse Handbook

The Student Nurse Handbook Author Bethann Siviter
ISBN-10 9780702054310
Release 2013-03-19
Pages 320
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This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements



Getting the Most From Nursing School A Guide to Becoming a Nurse

Getting the Most From Nursing School  A Guide to Becoming a Nurse Author Robert Atkins
ISBN-10 1449630855
Release 2009-09-22
Pages 256
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Find Success in Nursing School! Getting The Most From Nursing School presents a roadmap to guide talented men and women along their journey from considering nursing as a profession to their first position as a registered nurse. This exceptional resource provides the necessary guidance to ensure that students get the most from their education and become excellent care providers, policymakers, educators, and researchers and achieve their goal of improving the health and well-being of others. Getting The Most From Nursing School is written by a doctorally prepared nurse, researcher, and professor and can be distinguished by its evidence-based information, its anecdotes, and its empirically grounded recommendations from nurses who have decades of experience in both clinical practice and as educators. Sample chapters include: Why become a nurse? Nursing school is tough...getting through the classes Surviving and succeeding in clinical Preparing for success on the NCLEX



The Essential Guide to Becoming a Staff Nurse

The Essential Guide to Becoming a Staff Nurse Author Ian Peate
ISBN-10 9781118812297
Release 2016-03-21
Pages 208
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Written specifically for graduating students and newly registered nurses, this essential handbook will help you navigate the transition from student to registered practitioner. Providing you with the key knowledge to help consolidate your degree course, The Essential Guide to Becoming a Staff Nurse will enable you to become an autonomous and accountable practitioner. Covering everything the newly registered nurse needs to know, this handy book explores: How to get the job you want The role and function of the staff nurse Accountability and delegation Working with patients and their families Becoming a manager Continuing professional and personal development With activities, practical hints and tips throughout, this accessible aide-memoire will provide indispensable support for newly registered nurses in all fields.



RN Bound

RN Bound Author Yalanda Comeaux
ISBN-10 0692752633
Release 2016-08-02
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Nursing is an attractive career choice, with its romanticized portrayal on television and enviable benefits. This has drawn to nursing school many aspiring students, seeking to earn a place in this growing profession. In RN Bound: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Nurse, clinical nurse Yalanda Comeaux seeks to help aspiring nurses evaluate their career choice, to be certain it's the right move. As a nurse educator, Comeaux has seen many students enroll in nursing school only to become overwhelmed at the reality of the profession -- and drop out. In this book, she opens up nursing to the examination of would-be students to help them succeed in their chosen career.In this book, learn: *The difference between nursing fantasy and nursing reality*What it takes to be a successful nurse in today's environment*What place critical thinking has in nursing*The physical demands of nursing*Salary expectations for nursing*Challenges of nursing school*Opportunities and career paths available to nurses*MoreNo longer must you rely on Hollywood's portrayal of nursing or the nudging of family members to determine if this is the right career for you. In RN Bound: A Guide to Becoming a Successful Nurse, finally get the reliable information to make an informed decision about whether nursing is for you.



Becoming a Nurse

Becoming a Nurse Author Mary E. Muscari
ISBN-10 1576856925
Release 2009-01-01
Pages 223
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Provides an overview of the nursing profession, with sections on career outlook, benefits, earning potential, the pros and cons of the field, and types of education needed.



Becoming a Nurse in the 21st Century

Becoming a Nurse in the 21st Century Author Ian Peate
ISBN-10 9780470030134
Release 2006-07-11
Pages 522
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This is an accessible guide aimed at student nurses, introducing them, and guiding them through the Nursing and Midwifery Council's approved programmes of education for Registered Nurse status. Every programme of study that prepares a student to become a proficient registered nurse must be approved by the NMC and adhere to its standards and guidelines. The book is broken in to four sections based on the four proficiencies stated by the NMC: Professional and Ethical Practice; Care Delivery; Care Management and Personal and Professional Development. It presents these proficiencies in an easy to understand and implement way, making it easily accessible for both students, and registered nurses who will find it a useful reference for their work and development.



The Nursing Student s Guide to Clinical Success

The Nursing Student   s Guide to Clinical Success Author Lorene Payne
ISBN-10 0763776149
Release 2010-10-25
Pages 196
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The Nursing Student’s Guide to Clinical Success is the perfect resource for undergraduate nursing students entering the clinical side of their education. This text helps students better understand their role as a health care provider by preparing them for what they will encounter on the clinical floor in hospital or other health care setting. The first text of its kind, this shows students how to get the most out of a clinical experience.



A Man s Guide to a Nursing Career

A Man s Guide to a Nursing Career Author Chad O'Lynn, RN, PhD
ISBN-10 9780826106865
Release 2012-10-23
Pages 232
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Named a 2013 PROSE Award Honorable Mention in Nursing and Allied Health Sciences Winner of the Dr. Gene Tranbarger Writing Award from the American Assembly for Men in Nursing "Though O'Lynn emphasizes a male perspective on becoming a nurse, this book should be required reading for anyone thinking about entering the nursing profession....The section on nursing education from the perspective of both students and instructors is worth the price of the book....Highly recommended."--Choice: Current Reviews for Academic Libraries “I love this book. It has inspired and motivated me to continue to do something for men in nursing at the college where I teach as well as for men in our delivery rooms and postpartum units. We need to move beyond women and children and include men as fathers to truly promote wellness for families.” --Janet Ierardi, MSN, RNC, CNE Assistant Professor Family Focused Nursing Lawrence Memorial/Regis College Nursing Program This is a nuts and bolts guide to a career in nursing--from the earliest consideration of a nursing career through education and clinical practice--designed specifically for men. Written by the author of Men in Nursing: History, Challenges and Opportunities, it was created at the request of numerous colleagues for a book that addressed the practical needs and concerns of men throughout their nursing career journey. The text presents the numerous career paths available in nursing along with a consideration of their financial benefits, job security, personal fulfillment, and the need for nurses who are adept at information management and high tech-skills. The history of nursing is discussed through biographies of nine remarkable male nurses, offering much needed historical role models. The guide discusses strategies for dealing with a rigorous nursing curriculum compounded by the challenges of anti-male sentiment that is sometimes present. It takes the reader from day one of nursing school through the licensing exam and also addresses the specific needs of second-degree and accelerated program students. The book discusses the obstacles that may result from cross-gender nursing communication and relationships with a focus on teamwork. Also covered are professional development and leadership concerns in light of criticism from some women that men advance for self-serving reasons or “on the backs” of women colleagues. Key Features: Discusses how to navigate the rigors of nursing school along with strategies for success Explains how cope with anti-male sentiment Describes how to create an application that stands out from the pack Helps male students to boost caring skills and touch patients in ways that reflect professionalism, empathy, and skill Includes helpful advice for landing a first job



Becoming a Nurse Educator Dialogue for an Engaging Career

Becoming a Nurse Educator  Dialogue for an Engaging Career Author CeCelia R. Zorn
ISBN-10 9781449657864
Release 2010-11-15
Pages 168
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Becoming a Nurse Educator: Dialogue for an Engaging Career is a practical guide developed to help new and emerging nurse educators in their career development. Written in a straight-forward manner, it presents teaching experiences mixed with theoretical discussion and specific teaching strategies to assist new nursing educators in finding meaning in their career. This essential guide contains popular and professional literature, nurse educator experiences, stories, quotes, and discussion questions. Becoming a Nurse Educator: Dialogue for an Engaging Career is a must-have resource for any nursing educator and nursing education students.



Pocket Guide to the Operating Room

Pocket Guide to the Operating Room Author Maxine A Goldman
ISBN-10 9780803620513
Release 2007-12-05
Pages 1252
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This pocket guide presents more than 500 surgical procedures! State-of-the-art revisions familiarize the reader with new standards of excellence for care of the surgical patient in the perioperative environment. For each procedure, you’ll find a definition • discussion • description of the surgery • preparation of the patient • skin preparation • draping technique • instrumentation • supplies • and special notes pertinent to that surgery.



Becoming A Nurse

Becoming A Nurse Author Maria Fedoruk
ISBN-10 0195569296
Release 2012-05-03
Pages 318
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Becoming a Nurse has been written to help student nurses and student midwives at third year make the transition to the registered nurse or midwife role. It can be used by student nurses or midwives throughout their undergraduate program, as it introduces them to the theoretical and practical dimensions of nursing and health care practice.



The Newly Qualified Nurse s Survival Guide

The Newly Qualified Nurse s Survival Guide Author Jackie Hole
ISBN-10 1857758765
Release 2005
Pages 136
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Introduction; Pre-qualification; Post-qualification the next few weeks; Drug safety; The next 2-6 weeks; The 6 month tears; Your first year; The future; Common clinical problems; Checklist; Blank pages for your notes



Becoming Nursey

Becoming Nursey Author Kati Kleber, R. N.
ISBN-10 0692430644
Release 2015-04-14
Pages 162
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Nursing isn't a career; it's a calling. Learning how to be a great nurse at the bedside while maintaining your sanity at home is no easy task. This book talks 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. Comprised of both stories from the bedside and practical and honest advice, this book will provide you the tools you need to become a safe, caring, and efficient nurse as fast as possible. Based off of the popular nursing blog, Nurse Eye Roll, this ebook aims to ease the challenging transition from overwhelmed graduate nurse to successful bedside nurse. Get ready guys, it's about to get real, real nursey.



Student Nurses Guide to Professional Practice and Development

Student Nurses  Guide to Professional Practice and Development Author Clare Christian
ISBN-10 9781444114805
Release 2012-02-03
Pages 168
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Student Nurses Guide to Professional Practice and Development is an essential guide for those considering or already embarked on a career in nursing. This new handbook provides a professional perspective of all the branches of nursing and gives comprehensive advice on how to gain entry to nursing courses and on all the key aspects of preparing for the role of registered nurse. Career opportunities and professional development requirements are clearly described within the context of the Nursing and Midwifery Council Code of Professional Conduct (2002). The text also provides professional portfolio and current educational requirements, detailed information about support networks for student nurses, career opportunities and current professional requirements for registered nurses. With information and guidance about all aspects of a nursing career, from entering adult nursing, children's nursing, mental health and learning disability nursing, to the professional requirements necessary for qualification as a registered nurse, this is an essential career guide for all student and registered nurses in the UK.