A Career in Nursing: Is it right for me?

Paperback | February 12, 2007

byJanet KatzEditorJanet Katz

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For anyone considering a career in nursing, this book is a must-read resource providing a unique look at the nursing profession. Personal accounts from men and women at all stages and in all specialties of nursing provide practical advice and realistic, often humorous perspectives on what it's really like to be a nurse.

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For anyone considering a career in nursing, this book is a must-read resource providing a unique look at the nursing profession. Personal accounts from men and women at all stages and in all specialties of nursing provide practical advice and realistic, often humorous perspectives on what it's really like to be a nurse.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:160 pages, 9 × 6 × 0.68 inPublished:February 12, 2007Publisher:Elsevier CanadaLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0323046339

ISBN - 13:9780323046336

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Table of Contents

1. You Don t Have to Like Blood to Be a Nurse

2. Tell Someone Who Cares

3. Making a Career Decision Is Enough to Make Anyone Sick

4. How to Get Where You Want to Go

5. The 5 R s: Choosing the Right School

6. Invasive Procedures: Getting into School

7. Going to School

8. Need a Brain Transplant? Try Graduate School

9. The Insider's Scoop on Job Opportunities

10. Working for a Living

11. Survival in the Workplace

Appendix A: Resources

Appendix B: Nursing Organizations

Editorial Reviews

"In 'A Career in Nursing: Is It Right for Me, ' Janet R. Katz PhD RN provides an honest, inside look at the nursing profession. She offers practical advice to anyone considering a career in nursing to help them decide whether nursing is the right choice or not and why. Her humorous approach to this subject makes it very easy to read, and serves as a comfortable vehicle for the reader." - Kathy Quan, RSN BSN PHN, About.com Guide to Nursing