Nurses "are guided by an ethical & humanitarian philosophy in which every human being deserves respect, regardless of racial, social, cultural, sexual, economic, religious, or other factors." (Mosby, Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, & Health Professions)
Each nursing career comes with descriptions, educational requirements, & requisite skills; For each career, information is provided about certification & salaries; this book features interviews with nurses in academia & practice work settings.
Your new career -- Supervisors, getting help -- Patients, families, & doctors -- Staying connected -- Challenges -- The good stuff -- Taking your career to the next level -- Stereotypes, annoyances, & myths -- Professional practice issues -- Trends & opportunities -- More...
This guide discusses strategies for dealing with a rigorous nursing curriculum compounded by the challenges of anti-male sentiment that is sometimes present. It takes the reader from day one of nursing school through the licensing exam and also addresses the specific needs of second-degree and accelerated program students.
Professional organizations serve many meaningful purposes:
Providing professional development
Providing a professional network
Listing job opportunities
Providing professional support and advocacy
Informing on current trends and issues in the field _____________________________________________________
NURSE.ORGClick here for anextensive listof Professional Nursing Organizations