9780131135581

Keys to Nursing Success

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    9780131135581

  • ISBN10:

    0131135589

  • Edition: 2nd
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 1/1/2004
  • Publisher: Pearson College Div
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Summary

For courses in College Success, pre-Nursing and intro-nursing.This innovative text/workbook is designed to help entry-level students understand the various aspects and opportunities of the profession of nursing while allowing them 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. It teaches how to manage one's time, relationships, and money; and allows students to develop critical skills in reading, studying, thinking, note-taking and writing, listening, 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!

Author Biography

Janet R. Katz is a cardiac rehabilitation nurse and an adjunct professor at Gonzaga University, where she earned her Ph.D. in Education

Table of Contents

Prefacep. x
Acknowledgementsp. xiv
About the Authorsp. xvi
Researching Your Nursing Education: Collecting the Basic Datap. 2
Discovering Nursing: Exploring Your Optionsp. 42
Self-Awareness: Knowing How You Learnp. 70
Goal Setting and Time Management: Using Values to Map Your Coursep. 98
Scientific Inquiry: Critical Thinking in Nursingp. 132
Reading and Studying: Focusing on Contentp. 172
Listening, Memory, Note Taking, and Test Taking: Taking In, Recording, and Retaining Informationp. 210
Research and Writing: Gathering and Communicating Ideasp. 268
Wellness and Stress Management: Taking Care of Yourselfp. 312
Relating to Others: Communicating in a Changing Worldp. 346
Managing Money and Career: Reality Resourcesp. 388
Moving Ahead: Building a Flexible Futurep. 426
Indexp. 453
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