Getting the Most from Nursing School A Guide to Becoming a Nurse

ISBN-10: 0763755818

ISBN-13: 9780763755812

Edition: 2009

Authors: Robert Atkins
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Book details

List price: $50.95
Copyright year: 2009
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Learning, LLC
Publication date: 7/8/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Preface
Acknowledgments
I've Thought About Nursing, But
I Don't Like Blood or Any Other Bodily Fluids (or Solids) That Are Not Mine
Everyone Tells Me I Am Smart Enough to Go to Medical School
I Don't Want Physicians Ordering Me Around
Physicians Make More Than Nurses
Nursing Is a Female Profession
I Would Never Make It Through Nursing School
References
Who Is a Nurse, and How Does One Become a Nurse?
Pathways into Nursing
Which Pathway into Nursing Is the Best?
References
What You Should Know About Nursing Faculty and the Structure of Nursing Programs
Priorities of Nursing Schools
The Faculty in Nursing Programs
The Tenure Process
Administration
References
Getting into Nursing School
What Are Nursing Schools Looking for in Applicants?
The Application Process
How to Handle Being Denied Admission to Nursing School
References
Sample Admission Essay with Critique
Sample Admission Letter with Critique
The Nursing School Courses
Clinical Theory Courses
Science Courses
Other Courses
You and Your Professor
Classroom Etiquette
Communicating with Your Professor
References
Getting the Most from Your Time in Class
Getting the Most from Your Classes Starts with Your Theory of Intelligence
Going to Class
Reading in Nursing School
Taking Notes in Class and Lecture
Learn to Speak the Language
Class Participation
References
Active Reading with SQ3R
Steps
Excerpt from "Review of the Aging of Physiological Systems"
The Cornell Note-Taking System
Participating in an Online Course
Advantages of Online Courses
Disadvantages of Online Courses
Recommendations
References
How to Make a Presentation in Nursing School
Preparing a Presentation
Delivering a Presentation
References
How to Write a Paper in Nursing School
Writing in Nursing School
Preparing to Write Your Paper
Writing Your Paper
Formatting Your Paper
Conclusion
References
Sample Paper with Critique
A Short Chapter on Academic Dishonesty
Cheating
Fabrication
Facilitating Academic Dishonesty
Plagiarism
Interfering with the Access of Others to Information or Material
Conclusion
Web-Based Information on Plagiarism and Academic Dishonesty
References
Getting the Most Out of Clinical Coursework
Brief History of Clinical Experience
What to Expect During Clinical Experience
Nursing Clinicals and Stress
Handling the Stress of the Clinical Experience
References
Managing Your Time During Nursing School
Make a List of the Things That You Have to Do Each Day
Time Attitude
Organize Work Habits
References
Time Management Exercise
How to Take a Test in Nursing School
Preparation
Recitation
Consolidating Your Notes
Studying
Other Study Tips
Group Study Tips
Multiple Choice Exams
General Test-Taking Tips
References
Additional Recommendations and Anecdotes
Getting the Most Out of Clinical
Men in Nursing
Assuming the Professional Role
Index
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