Stressed Out About Your Nursing Career

Stressed Out About Your Nursing Career

by Kathy Garrison, Jill Duncan



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781601462794
Publisher: HCPro, Inc
Publication date: 10/01/2008
Pages: 176
Product dimensions: 7.50(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.40(d)

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.

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