The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

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by Genevieve Chandler
     
 

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[title]

The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

[author]

Genevieve E. Chandler, RN, PhD

[headline]

Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there!

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(Job: Chandler: The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Nursing School back cover copy 0071477802; 9780071477802)

[title]

The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

[author]

Genevieve E. Chandler, RN, PhD

[headline]

Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there!

If getting into the right nursing school-and making your mark-is your goal, following the strategies in The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School will definitely put you ahead of the pack. This fun, information-packed guide covers all the essentials of the nursing school experience, from picking the right school to what to expect and how to rise to the head of the class once you are accepted into a program.

Features:

  • Insider advice and anecdotes from professors, nurses, and students who tell you what it's really like to go through the application process and succeed in nursing school
  • Sure-fire steps for turning a nursing application into a winning application
  • Self-assessment chapter that helps you determine whether nursing is right for you
  • A detailed overview of the application process
  • Everything you need to know to do well in school, including exam preparation, papers, and presentations, and the basic clinical information with which you'll need to be familiar
  • Advice from students, nurses, and professors on how to smoothly adjust to the culture and expectations of being a nurse
  • Chapter on post-nursing-school options, including acquiring an advanced degree, obtaining certification, and becoming a manager

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Reviewer: Mary Allen Carey, PhD (University of Oklahoma College of Nursing)
Description: This information-packed, 208-page book covers the essentials of entering nursing school.
Purpose: It offers guidance to prospective nursing students on selecting the right school, completing an effective application for admission, obtaining advice from knowledgeable resources, maximizing the probability that success will follow acceptance, and making a good start on the nursing career path. The author meets these worthy objectives.
Audience: Although students contemplating nursing school are the intended audience, the book also may be useful as a discussion stimulator for academic advisors.
Features: The book advises students on exam preparation, writing papers, effective presentations, and basic clinical information. Students, practicing nurses, and professors address how to adjust to the culture of nursing and the expectations of being a nurse.
Assessment: This will be a valuable resource for the prospective nursing student.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780071593830
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Education
Publication date:
10/22/2007
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
208
Sales rank:
1,304,259
File size:
1 MB

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