9780130195753

Keys to Nursing Success

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  • ISBN13:

    9780130195753

  • ISBN10:

    0130195758

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2001
  • Publisher: Prentice Hall
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Summary

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.Students and Faculty alike are encouraged tovisit the central website forall Keys franchise materials, www.carterkeys.com , where you cancorrespond with the author team,view theirspeaking calendar, benefit from current articles, andmore!

Table of Contents

Preface xiii
About the Authors xix
Researching Your Nursing Education
1(30)
Collecting the Basic Data
Discovering Nursing
31(24)
Exploring Your Options
Self-Awareness
55(32)
Knowing Who You Are and How You Learn
Goal Setting and Time Management
87(26)
Mapping Your Course
Scientific Inquiry
113(30)
Critical and Creative Thinking in Nursing
Reading and Studying
143(30)
Maximizing Written Resources
Note-Taking and Writing
173(32)
Harnessing the Power of Words and Ideas
Listening, Memory, and Test Taking
205(28)
Taking In, Retaining, and Demonstrating Knowledge
Working in the Laboratory
233(18)
Safe Nursing in Action
Relating to Others
251(30)
Appreciating Your Diverse World
Managing Career and Money
281(28)
Reality Resources
Moving Ahead
309(26)
Building a Smart Future
Endnotes 335(6)
Index 341

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