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Nursing Career Books

201 careers in nursing
by Fitzpatrick, Joyce J; Ea, Emerson E

9780826133823Joyce J. Fitzpatrick; Emerson E. Ea201 Careers in NursingFew professions have evolved as much as nursing has, or offer as much variety, opportunity for growth, and potential for great personal and professional satisfaction. 201 Careers in Nursing , the new edition significantly expanding, updating and revising 101 Careers in Nursing , is your guide to careers in nursing practice, education, research, and so much more. Comprehensive in scope and for nurses at all levels, each career description includes educational requirements, core competencies, and required skills. Interviews with nurses working in a variety of roles and settings bring to life the breadth of opportunities available to nurses today. Important tips within the book will help when making your career choices, along with compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career. 201 Careers in Nursing is an essential resource for nurses entering the profession, nurses considering a career change, and counselors facilitating career choices. Key Features: Includes 201 careers, each with career description, educational requirements, core competencies, and requisite skills Reformatted for ease of use Provides compensation range per degree, certification requirements, and earning potential for each career Features interviews with nurses in different careers in academia and practice settings Useful for students and nurses at all levels Sample Careers: Addictions Counselor Military Nurse Childbirth Educator Clinical Research Nurse Family Nurse Practitioner Medical-Surgical Nurse Telehealth Nurse Consultant Cruise Ship/Resort Nurse Disaster/Bioterrorism Nurse Fraud and Abuse Investigator Genetics Counselor Health Policy Analyst/Lobbyist Media Consultant - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - RT82 .F58 2012 Glendale CC North Library - GENERAL - RT82 .F58 2012
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Building your nursing career: a guide for students
by Waddell, Janice; Donner, Gail J; Wheeler, Mary M

9781897422151Janice Waddell; Gail J. Donner; Mary M. WheelerBuilding Your Nursing Career: A Guide for StudentsThe only career planning book available in Canada developed specifically for nursing students! This specialized workbook has been written specifically for nursing students as a tool to assist them in the process of planning their future career. Following the Donner-Wheeler "Career Planning and Development Model", the book aims to provide students with practical advice on how to get the most from their education, and subsequently, their careers. Students will learn how to: Develop a clinical learning plan Appropriately select courses Determine a foci for course assignments Balance extracurricular activities Establish a sense of control and direction over their academic career Develop a plan for future success Building on the success of the previous two editions, the fully-updated Third Edition of Building Your Nursing Career will serve as a valuable aid to any nursing student, no matter if they are just entering school or are close to graduating. . Enhanced discussion of "Visioning" - a fundamental step in the Donner-Wheeler Career Planning and Development Model . Broader focus on learning styles and the importance of determining one's own style as a part of the Self-Assessment process . Practical advice on how to market yourself and be aware of your own projected image, including a discussion on social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, etc.) and their new role in the hiring process . New content on e-portfolios and electronic resumes, and the importance of utilizing them as a tool in the career planning and development process . Updated discussion on mentors and their role in a student's academic career . Plenty of student examples and further resources - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC Library - CARCOLL - RT82 W32 2008
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The nursing career planning guide
by Turner, Susan Odegaard

9780763739539Susan Odegaard TurnerThe Nursing Career Planning GuideThe Nursing Career Planning Guide presents working nurses with tips for beginning a nursing career, moving out of bedside clinical roles, and acquiring general supervision and career development skills. This book introduces strategies for coping with workplace transitions such as job reentry, layoff, termination, resignation, and compassion fatigue. This guide also covers the following topics: nursing as a career, the nursing shortage, men in nursing, financing your nursing education, and life as a new nurse. Author Susan Odegaard Turner offers unique self assessment tools (Turner Self Assessment Tools) that nurses and nursing students can use routinely over the course of their career. - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC North Library - GENERAL - RT82 .T89 2007
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A man's guide to a nursing career
by O'Lynn, Chad E.

9780826106858Chad E. O'LynnA Man's Guide to a Nursing Career 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 - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC North Library - GENERAL - RT83 .O59 2013
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A career in nursing: is it right for me?
by Katz, Janet R.

9780323046336Janet R. KatzA Career in Nursing: Is It Right for Me?For anyone considering a career in nursing, this book is a must-read resource providing a unique look at the nursing profession. Personal accounts from men and women at all stages and in all specialties of nursing provide practical advice and realistic, often humorous perspectives on what it's really like to be a nurse. Simple, proven, common-sense tips, tactics and survival strategies cover every stage, from deciding to be a nurse, to choosing and being admitted to nursing school, succeeding academically, getting the first job, and thriving in a nursing career. Anecdotes and interviews with practicing nurses highlight the human side of nursing. The direct, conversational, and humorous writing style makes it easy to read. Dispels the myths, misconceptions, and stereotypes of the nursing profession. Includes the most recent data and statistics regarding the nursing shortage, job trends, health care systems, policy development and more. Explores the many aspects of college life. Advice helps you establish and achieve personal goals for success. Appendices direct you to print and online resources for educational information, ways to pay for college, and nursing-related organizations. - Description from Syndetics
Glendale CC North Library - GENERAL - RT82 .K38 2007
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