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Do you enjoy helping people feel better? If so, then you won't want to miss this book. Inside, you'll learn all about careers in nursing, from jobs you know to jobs you might never have thought of. You'll meet the people who help others to heal, and learn about the ups and downs of their work. If you care about other people and want to help make their lives better, you might make a terrific nurse. This book will tell you about nursing careers in hospitals, with families, as counselors, in teaching, in ...
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Overview

Do you enjoy helping people feel better? If so, then you won't want to miss this book. Inside, you'll learn all about careers in nursing, from jobs you know to jobs you might never have thought of. You'll meet the people who help others to heal, and learn about the ups and downs of their work. If you care about other people and want to help make their lives better, you might make a terrific nurse. This book will tell you about nursing careers in hospitals, with families, as counselors, in teaching, in administration, and on the go around the country and around the world -- any one of which could be the perfect career for you!
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780844243696
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Companies, The
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Vgm Career Portraits Series
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 96
  • Age range: 12 - 17 Years
  • Product dimensions: 6.28 (w) x 9.31 (h) x 0.47 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Careers in Hospitals 1
Let's Meet Heidi Rubin, Cardiac Rehabilitation Nurse 6
A Bittersweet Moment for Heidi 8
Let's Meet Bertha Lovelace, Nurse Anesthetist 9
A Typical Day for Bertha Lovelace 11
Success Stories: Florence Nightingale 12
Find Out More 13
Careers with Families 15
Let's Meet Stephie Morin, Nurse Midwife 20
Stephie's First Delivery 22
Let's Meet Brad Potts, Nurse Practitioner 23
It's Not Always a Man's World 25
Success Stories: Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Margaret Sanger 26
Find Out More 27
Careers as Counselors 29
Let's Meet Regina Renteria, Counselor 34
A Day with Christie Brinkley 36
Let's Meet Rob Verner, Psychiatric Nurse 37
A Memorable Patient 39
Success Stories: Anna Freud and Jean Piaget 40
Find Out More 41
Careers in Education 43
Let's Meet Betty Clay, Nurse Educator 48
A Surprise Meeting for Betty 50
Let's Meet Jill Winland-Brown, Associate Professor of Nursing 51
Because I Care: A Poem 53
Success Stories: Helen Keller 54
Find Out More 55
Careers in Administration 57
Let's Meet Edie Quinn, Nurse Manager 62
Edie's First Day on the Job 64
Let's Meet Julie Benthal, Vice President of Nursing 65
A Pyramid of Nurses 67
Success Stories: The Mayo Clinic and the Nobel Prize 68
Find Out More 69
Nurses on the Go 71
Let's Meet Bobbie Campbell, Sports Medicine Nurse 76
A Day at the Races 78
Let's Meet Shirley Panasuk, Foreign Service Nurse 79
A Simple Act of Kindness 81
Success Stories: The Red Cross and Blood Banks 82
Find Out More 83
Index 85
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