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The Path to Building a Successful Nursing Career

Author : Jennifer M. Manning
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This textbook provides a one-stop reference resource and guide for nurses interested in advancing their careers. It addresses self-assessment, goal setting and self-discipline, as well as academic paths and non-academic career paths, and includes two chapters on strategic path development, covering internal motivation, risk taking, work—life balance, work environment, networking, professional membership and mentorship. Lastly, the book discusses professional growth topics such as civility, burnout, professional development and “keeping informed,” and explores specific professionalism topics like professional behavior, ethics, social media and executive presence. Intended for nurses at any level, this textbook examines topics relevant to today’s nursing professionals and offers guidance on building a successful nursing career. It also helps student nurses create a path for their career and professional growth, both during their training program and beyond.

Nursing Opportunities Worldwide Building A Successful Career Downloads

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Fast Facts for Career Success in Nursing

Author : Connie Vance, EdD, RN, FAAN
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"This is a very practical and easy to read book that could be very useful for nurses starting out in their careers. As the foreword states, it could be a resource for formal mentoring programs, residency programs, and nursing educational programs. The information and advice in this book may also keep new nurses from leaving the field if they are able to develop successful mentoring relationships. It is a bargain at $25.00."--Choice "For those looking for a mentor, this book provides invaluable advice on what attracts mentors and makes them believe in you and be willing to support your development...This book is an excellent resource for mentors and protÈgÈs."--Nurse Educator "Dr. Vance's pioneering work on mentorship has provided us with the language, understanding, and strategies for building these essential professional support relationships. This book extends her work in practical and useful ways that will help us build the new generation of excellent clinical experts, advocates, and nurse leaders." From the Foreword by Diana J. Mason, PhD, RN, FAAN Editor-in-Chief Emeritus, The American Journal of Nursing This newest addition to the Fast Facts series provides insight for protÈgÈs and mentors on using mentoring to build new generations of successful nurses. It covers a quick history of why mentoring is important, how a protÈgÈ can identify and mentor, and how to develop and maintain a healthy mentor-protÈgÈ relationship. It also contains the necessary tools to help novice nurses benefit from mentor support through difficult and sometimes frightening and confusing times. Written by Connie Vance, an innovator in nursing mentorship research, this book presents new nurses with tools to identify the perfect "mentor match" and cultivate the mentor relationship in ways that result in valuable career-building insight. It includes guidelines to ensure a truly valuable and influential mentor relationship, contributing to career success in nursing. Key Features: Contains guidelines for creating a personal mentor action plan, complete with a chart for use in mentoring practice Provides 10 tips on raising mentor intelligence and how to use it as a source for career success Highlights resources for networking and collective mentoring to assist in career development

Advanced Nursing Research

Author : Ruth M. Tappen
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Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice, Third Edition is the ideal graduate-level text for learning how to conduct nursing research, from development of an idea to the completion of the study. It focuses on the conduct of research with an emphasis on the connection to evidence-based practice, quality improvement, and the use of aggregate data. Despite its wide scope, this text is concise with little repetition. The outstanding feature is its reality-based approach to the actual conduct of research. Difficult, complex topics are addressed in a readable manner while the author uses her own experience and stories about conducting a wide range of research studies to engage students. Advanced Nursing Research: From Theory to Practice, Third Edition reflects modern practice and current thinking about research and integrates qualitative and quantitative methods, including emerging mixed methods.

Canadian Nursing E Book

Author : Janet C. Ross-Kerr
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This text examines the issues and trends impacting Canadian nursing. The five parts of the text cover everything from the development of the profession of nursing in Canada, to discussions of nursing knowledge, nursing research, and the theoretical foundations of modern nursing. The authors also examine issues in the delivery of nursing care as well as nursing education, credentialing, standards of care, and entry to practice. Additional chapters address collaboration, the increasingly flexible delivery in nursing education, and health informatics. The book concludes with a look at Canadian nurses’ growing role in international nursing and Canadian projects that have been implemented around the globe. Detailed references at the end of each chapter Two-colour design draws attention to each section heading Dedicated Evolve website enhances the teaching and learning experience New student-friendly features include Canadian Research Focus boxes that highlight current and relevant research, and Reflective Thinking boxes that provide focused opportunities for reflection and discussion WebLinks provide information for relevant nursing and health care organizations Chapter Objectives, End-of-chapter Critical Thinking Questions, and Web Resources have been added to engage students in their own learning With additional images that highlight key individuals and events in Canadian nursing, the text is more visually appealing than ever! Chapters combined and reorganized to reflect reviewer feedback and change in Canadian teaching focus

Fast Facts for Making the Most of Your Career in Nursing

Author : Rhoda R. Redulla, DNP, RN-BC
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Note to Readers: Publisher does not guarantee quality or access to any included digital components if book is purchased through a third-party seller. Optimize your career potential and inspire your career narrative! This how-to resource is brimming with practical strategies and guidance to help nurses advance in all stages of their professional journey. Written for professionals at all levels of education and experience, this book features a wide range of “Success Stories” from nurses who have experienced the challenges of role development firsthand. This book will be helpful to healthcare organizations in pursuing the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program® and Pathway to Excellence®. It will provide insight on how healthcare organizations can best support nurses in developing professionally. This Fast Facts book addresses the importance of the Quadruple Aim throughout health care and its effects on individual nurses. It provides specific advice on confidently navigating opportunities and obstacles through networking, research, scholarly presentation, and certification. Special topics include self-care, nursing as a second career, and the transition of nurse immigrants into a career in the US. Key Features: Offers helpful advice to nurses who are “stuck” in their professional nursing journey Candid and moving examples from knowledgeable, diverse nurses Addresses the importance of working in Magnet Recognition and Pathway to Excellence Programs Explains how to develop networks, competencies, and interpersonal skills

Successful Collaboration in Healthcare

Author : Colleen M. Stukenberg
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This critically acclaimed work makes the case for collaboration and shows that it can be greatly enhanced with conscious understanding and systematic effort. As a healthcare specialist who has worn many hats from direct care giver to case manager to documentation specialist, Colleen Stukenberg is able to – Show how to build trust and communication and demonstrates specific opportunities where collaboration can make all the difference Identify ways that quality of care and financial factors overlap and the advantages that can be garnered through an understanding of this Explain how those in different roles view information through different types of knowledge and how an understanding of each perspective makes it easier to find the best source for important answers Discuss the education and ever-increasing role of the clinical documentation specialist who is often involved in all facets of a patient’s progress, from intake and admission right up through discharge. As the author points out, good healthcare is dependent on the right person performing the right role, which promotes excellent collaboration. And when people are allowed to function in their proper roles, job satisfaction increases, which in itself leads to better attitudes, which then leads to even deeper levels of collaboration and with it, the successful promotion of safe, quality care.

The Nursing Companion

Author : Peter Birchenall
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Are you thinking about studying nursing? Do you have an upcoming interview? Or have you just been accepted on a course? Do you need a guide? Then this book is for you. The number of students applying for nursing is increasing every year, making each place more competitive and more precious. This book will give you the edge in your application, knowledge for your interview, and support throughout your course. This trusty companion will answer your queries and settle your concerns, giving you an insight into the world of nursing. The experienced team of authors: - Introduce the different branches of nursing - Define the key concepts you will study on your course - Give you an insight into specialist study skills - Help you to understand research - Offer advice on professional development and life after university. Using case studies, activities and incorporating four end-of-part glossaries, this one-stop resource will prepare you for the experience of being a student nurse and equip you for the challenges of the profession.

Nursing Resume A Job Guide for Nurses

Author : S.L. Page
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Nursing Resume: A Job Guide for nurses is a complete book package to help nurses find a job. This book is short and to the point, and the entire package includes 10 premium resume templates (see inside book for a preview), 10 premium cover letter templates (they match the resume templates), a few basic traditional resume templates, and a sample resignation (or two weeks’ notice) template. All templates are in .docx format and are best edited in the Microsoft Word software. If you do not have Microsoft Word, you can usually download a free trial. Google Docs may also work; however, formatting errors may occur if you use other programs other than Microsoft Word. These templates must be downloaded online using information at the end of this book. Why Do You Need a Custom Resume Template? Your resume is the very first step in getting a job. When you begin searching for a job, you’ll ultimately be uploading or submitting resumes to various employers. If you turn in a poorly constructed resume—it could get tossed in the trash. You want a resume that will stand out and grab the hiring manager’s attention. That’s why I contracted a graphic designer to create 10 professionally designed resumes—all with nursing/healthcare themes. These resumes include all of the major sections. All you have to do is fill in your own information. They are completely customizable, and you can edit the text, add sections, or change them any way you want. You also get the 10 beautifully designed cover letters that match the resumes. You also receive a resignation template—for occasions when you need to leave your current job for a better opportunity. One resume template alone would be worth the price. However, you’re going to receive all 10 professionally designed resume covers, along with cover letters and this short job guide. About the Book This book was designed to give you the information you need to strategically find a job. You’ll get information on compiling your resume, tips on how and where to submit your resume, tips when sitting for an interview, tips on leaving your old job, and tips on advancing your career. This is not just a book—this is a job tune-up. The guide is short and to the point, and focuses on the information you need to start finding a job immediately. The author, S.L. Page, shares her insights into getting a job. She combines her personal experiences along with the advice of nurse managers she’s spoken with through the years. What This Book Package Includes: -10 beautifully designed resume templates -10 matching cover letter templates -A resignation/two weeks’ notice template -The paperback book (to help you find a job). Template Requirements Templates are in .docx format. It is best to use Microsoft Word to edit them. Google Docs, a free alternative, may work okay—but some minor formatting errors may occur. For absolute best results, we recommend using Microsoft Word to edit the templates. Template Licensing Terms The templates may be used an unlimited number of times for your own personal use. You may not resell, redistribute, or give away for free any of the templates included with this package.

Emergency Nursing The Profession The Pathway The Practice

Author : Jeff Solheim
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With over 136.3 million patient visits to the Emergency Department, emergency nurses are not only in high demand but a continuously growing segment of the nursing profession. Emergency nurses find themselves in high-risk, faced-paced, physically and emotionally demanding, and difficult situations on a constant bases, which many nurses will describe as both stressful and surprisingly, extremely fulfilling. But there are so many variables, moving pieces, and different roles when it comes to emergency nurses. How do you begin to understand or know if this is the right career for you when there is so much to know? Emergency Nurse: The Profession, the Pathway, and the Practice provides students, new nurses, and existing emergency nurses the tools and information they need to pursue and sustain a successful career in emergency healthcare. Author Jeff Solheim informs readers about the career opportunities that exist within emergency nursing, introduces nurses to the emergency department and how it differs from other healthcare settings, and explains the challenges and patient populations that emergency nurses will face on a regular basis. Filled with fun facts, notes, and practical advice, this book is a fantastic resource for a nurse eager to learn more about emergency care.