Stressed Out About Your First Year of Nursing is a survival guide for new graduate nurses that steers you through the transition from student nurse to competent RN. Get the whole truth on what they didn't teach you in school and find out what to expect during your first year. Easy-to-read and full of sound advice, the book helps new graduates navigate through the first year on the job, from orientation and preceptors to communication and collaboration, including all the tips and tools you need to succeed.
Patricia A. Duclos-Miller, MS, RN, CNA, BC, is a full-time associate professor in nursing at Capital Community College in Hartford, CT. During her 32 years in nursing, Duclos-Miller has served in a variety of roles, including staff nurse in the specialties of medical/surgical nursing, obstetrical nursing, and neonatal intensive care. She is a recognized speaker on contemporary nursing topics such as quality, team building, and documentation issues.