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How to Survive, & Maybe Even Love Nursing School

A Guide for Students by Students

By Kelli S. Dunham


Paperback: 251 Pages

Publisher: F. A. Davis Company

Language: English

ISBN: 978-0803618299



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This light-hearted, fun, fresh, and easy-to-read guide for nursing students by nursing students is full of practical information to help them cope with - and get the most out of - nursing school. It features a new section, "staff nurses speak," with quotes from staff nurses currently advising nursing students. It covers the use of podcasts, voice recorders, and CD-burning technology for recording and preserving lectures. It offers new, illustrative quotes from current nursing students and faculty members. It advises on respecting patient autonomy and dealing with end of life issues. It includes a new section on the nurse and media advocacy. It highlights financial aid and alternative ways to pay for education. It offers updated NCLEX coverage, including changing pass rates and tips for foreign students. It provides strategies to deal with the competitive nursing school admission process, including alternative ways to get an RN degree. It includes discussions of the nursing shortage and its impact on students' career choices and workplace environments. It shows how to compare job offers, evaluate sign-on bonuses, and make wise decisions after graduation.

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