How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Nursing School (3rd Revised edition)

How to Survive and Maybe Even Love Nursing School (3rd Revised edition)

By: Kelli S. Dunham (author)Paperback

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This light-hearted, fun, fresh, and easy-to-read guide for nursing students by nursing students is full of practical information to help them cope with - and get the most out of - nursing school.It features a new section, "staff nurses speak," with quotes from staff nurses currently advising nursing students. It covers the use of podcasts, voice recorders, and CD-burning technology for recording and preserving lectures. It offers new, illustrative quotes from current nursing students and faculty members. It advises on respecting patient autonomy and dealing with end of life issues. It includes a new section on the nurse and media advocacy. It highlights financial aid and alternative ways to pay for education. It offers updated NCLEX coverage, including changing pass rates and tips for foreign students. It provides strategies to deal with the competitive nursing school admission process, including alternative ways to get an RN degree. It includes discussions of the nursing shortage and its impact on students' career choices and workplace environments. It shows how to compare job offers, evaluate sign-on bonuses, and make wise decisions after graduation.

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Contents

Yes, You Can Avoid...; 1. Confusion, Acute, Related to Multiple Choices; 2. Powerlessness Related to Excessive Stress; 3. Role Confusion Related to Juggling Multiple Tasks; 4. Impaired Memory Related to Information Overload; 5. Anxiety Related to a Life Built Around Multiple-Choice Tests; 6. Fatigue Related to Being Perceived as "Different"; 7. Fear Related to the Start of Clinical Rotations; 8. Anxiety, Severe, Related to the Upcoming NCLEX; 9. Confusion, Chronic, Related to Changing Issues and Trends in Nursing; 10. Sleep Pattern Disturbance Related to Occupational Worries; Appendix A: Humor for Healing.

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/03/2008
  • ISBN13: 9780803618299
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780803618299
  • weight: 376
  • ISBN10: 0803618298
  • edition: 3rd Revised edition

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