So You Want to Be a Nurse?

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So You Want to Be a Nurse? is a book that will educate nurses and aspiring nurses alike on how to excel in the healthcare system. It reveals everything that no one wants to tell you about the nursing profession. It tells how to avoid the agony on-the-job trial-and-error training and gives you a head start in using experienced strategies in order to succeed. Readers will learn how to find the best nursing position for their personality and ability, and how to deal with administrators, physicians, colleagues, ...
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Overview


So You Want to Be a Nurse? is a book that will educate nurses and aspiring nurses alike on how to excel in the healthcare system. It reveals everything that no one wants to tell you about the nursing profession. It tells how to avoid the agony on-the-job trial-and-error training and gives you a head start in using experienced strategies in order to succeed. Readers will learn how to find the best nursing position for their personality and ability, and how to deal with administrators, physicians, colleagues, patients, and their families. It also tells you how to survive in a hospital once you get a nursing position. The “ten commandments” of nursing include don’t put your own beliefs ahead of the patient’s and choose your work friends cautiously, and offers tips on fundamental issues that nurses face today.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780883911198
  • Publisher: Frederick Fell Publishers, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/1/2004
  • Series: Fell's Official Know-It-All Guides
  • Pages: 176
  • Sales rank: 790,641
  • Product dimensions: 6.25 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

Meet the Author


Marianne Pilgrim Calabrese earned her master’s degree in reading from Adelphi University and her bachelor’s degree from Queens College in education and psychology. She is a multipublished author, teacher, and renowned artist. She has extensive teaching experience and received the Presidents Club Award from the International Reading Association for her work. Marianne has participated in educational councils and comprehensive teaching in both public and private schools. She also volunteered and has done extensive research for her writing. At present she is a teacher, writer, and artist working and living in Wellington, Florida. With this knowledge and experience, she has accumulated helpful information for her readers.
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