Keys to Nursing Success

Keys to Nursing Success

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A core text for Freshman/Sophomore-level courses in College Success; and a supplementary text for pre-Nursing electives or Requirements. This innovative text/workbook is designed to help entry-level students understand the various aspects and opportunities of the profession of nursing, and to develop both personal management and academic skills necessary to succeed in a nursing school program. It covers a full range of topics--from exploring the opportunities of the nursing profession; to discovering personal learning styles, values, and goals; to learning how to manage one's time, relationships, and money; to developing skills in reading, studying, critical thinking, note-taking and writing, listening, memory, test-taking, and lab work.show more

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  • Paperback | 348 pages
  • 205.74 x 271.78 x 17.78mm | 680.39g
  • Pearson Education Limited
  • Prentice-Hall
  • Harlow, United Kingdom
  • 0130195758
  • 9780130195753

Table of contents

1. Researching Your Nursing Education: Collecting the Basic Data. 2. Discovering Nursing: Exploring Your Options. 3. Self-Awareness: Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn. 4. Goal Setting and Time Management: Mapping Your Course. 5. Scientific Inquiry: Critical and Creative Thinking in Nursing. 6. Reading and Studying: Maximizing Written Resources. 7. Note-Taking and Writing: Harnessing the Power of Words and Ideas. 8. Listening, Memory, and Test Taking: Taking In, Retaining, and Demonstrating Knowledge. 9. Working in the Laboratory: Safe Nursing in Action. 10. Relating to Others: Appreciating Your Diverse World. 11. Managing Career and Money: Reality Resources. 12. Moving Ahead: Building a Smart Future. Appendix. Endnotes. Index.show more

About Carol J. Carter

JANET R. KATZ is a cardiac rehabilitation nurse, an adjunct instructor at Gonzaga University, and an author of the book Majoring in Nursing as well as various articles on nursing and medicine. She is a contributor to the Keys to Success in College modules on scientific research and health science careers. Katz is active in advancing the professional of nursing and its mission of preventing disease, promoting health, and advocating the health care of individuals, families, and communities both locally and globally. After several careers, including family planning counselor in central Massachusetts, research assistant at the University of Washington in Seattle, horseshoer in Palouse, Washington, and stage technician at Washington State University, Katz became a registered nurse. Katz lives in Spokane, Washington with her husband, who teaches biology, and their two dogs.show more

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