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This Nursing guide is designed to provide quick access to the following information pertinent to nursing students: using library resources, careers, professional organizations, APA style, textbooks, nursing theorists, conducting research & more

Paul Meek Library

Paul Meek Library

Professional Organizations

Group of professionals engaged in networkingProfessional 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

an image of the website address: with a flower

Image of a flower and the acronym NSNA with name spelled out at the bottom, National Student Nurses' Association

Books on Nursing Careers

This is a nursing book: 201 Careers in Nursing by Joyce J. Fitzpatrick and Emerson

201 Careers in Nursing

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.

This is a nursing book:  Your first year as a nurse : making the transition from total novice to successful professional, 2nd ed. by Donna Wilk Cordillo

Your first year as a nurse: making the transition from total novice to successful professional

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 is a nursing book: A man's guide to a nursing career by Chad O'Lynn

A Man's Guide to a Nursing Career

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.