Stressed Out About Your Nursing Career
Jill Duncan, RN, MS, MPH; Kathleen L. Garrison, MSN, RN
You’ve just set sail on your nursing voyage. Don’t get lost—or stressed—as you search for the perfect career destination.
Get insider information to help you succeed on your journey with Stressed Out About Your Nursing Career. This book will help you choose the nursing career path that’s right for you and show you how to handle the unexpected bumps and detours along the way. From finding that first job and fitting in to becoming a preceptor, a charge nurse, a manager, or a professor, Stressed Out About Your Nursing Career will serve as your trusty guidebook. You’ll learn how to:
- Find the facility that’s right for you
- Shine in the specialty of your choice
- Take on new roles within your organization
- Maximize your potential through higher education
- Avoid burnout and keep your passion for nursing alive
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About the Author
Kathleen L. Garrison, MSN, RN, isthe clinical educator in the training and development department at Prince William Hospital in Manassas, VA. Throughout her career at Prince William, she has progressively “climbed the ladder” of responsibility from staff RN, to charge nurse, to clinical nurse leader, and functioned in a variety of management roles. Since beginning her nursing career 28 years ago, Garrison has gained expertise and functioned in various roles in many specialties including burns, critical care, home health, and emergency nursing. Jill Duncan, RN, MS, MPH, is the director for the Institute for Healthcare Improvement Open School for Health Professions in Cambridge, MA and the clinical advisor to the Rival Interactive Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Critical Decision Simulation project. Jill has more than 15 years of clinical nursing and education experience in a variety of acute care settings, and most recently served as clinical nurse specialist in the NICU at the Inova Fairfax Hospital for Children in Falls Church, VA. Duncan is coauthor of Pediatric High-Alert Medications: Evidence-Based Safe Practices for Nursing Professionals, published by HCPro, Inc.About the contributor
Richard Freedberg, RN, MSN, MPA, is a professor of mental health nursing at Lansing Community College in Lansing, MI. His clinical experience includes staff nursing and management roles in medical-surgical and mental health acute care settings, home care nursing, and medical intermediate care.