With long hours, huge responsibilities, and average pay, nursing is often as challenging as it is rewarding. By teaching new nurses what to expect, how to get what they want, and how to succeed in today's medical environment, this book is the one-dose treatment to prevent burnout. Written in an easy-to-read, direct, and honest way, this helpful handbook will teach new nurses what they didn't learn in nursing school. Veteran R.N. Kathy Quan offers readers information on how to: balance a hectic new schedule (for work, sleep, and life) deal with doctors avoid illness themselves continue education while working cope with death of patients (the first time, and after) and more With this book, nurses get real-life advice on how to cope, perform, and excel in their field--one shift at a time!
"Admission Possible "doesn't just describe college admissions--it shows exactly what to say and do every step along the way from freshman through senior year of high school, using fully illustrated examples and checklists.
Whether you are in the middle of your nursing career or just getting started, Take Charge of Your Nursing Career is a book for nurses at all stages. If you're considering a move to management, a higher degree, or entrepreneurship, this book provides practical information that takes you step-by-step along the path to success -- from cover.
From her childhood in China to the moment she won her first National Book Award, literary icon Katherine Paterson shares the personal stories that inspired her children’s books. Told with her trademark humor and heart, Paterson's tales reveal details about her life from her childhood with missionary parents, to living as a single woman in Japan, to raising four children in suburban Maryland with her minister husband. Read about the origins of such familiar characters as Leslie Burke and Janice Avery from Bridge to Terabithia, and go behind the scenes to the moments Katherine found out she won her many awards. Filled with personal photos and letters, this funny, heartwarming history from a legendary writer lets fans in on the making of literary classics.
This book is designed to help you meet the application requirements for federal positions. These requirements may consist of submitting an on-line application (via USAJOBS.gov or another application system), submitting a paper résumé, or using an application form such as the OF-612. There is not one single method of applying for a federal job, and it has been that way since the 1980s. Individual agencies can and do specify the manner in which they want candidates to apply for a job. The most popular method of application (required by many agencies) is the on-line application.
Focusing on Every Single Lab Value Totally Sucks! This book provides you an inexpensive solution to focus on what lab values truly matter to ultimately pass the NCLEX. I understand that the fear of failure is always there and students just like yourself are overwhelmed with the amount of content you must store in your brain. Honestly, I just want this book to take some of the pain away and give you some of your time back. I have also provided an additional *free book inside* to help you pass the NCLEX. This free ebook is titled, NCLEX SUCCESS: What You Need To Easily Crush The NCLEX On The First Try! You Will LOVE This Free Bonus Ebook Because... 1. I have found exactly how to approach each question and saved you 100's of hours. 2. You can ALSO use this Free Bonus Ebook in harmony to slice each question to the core so that you are more than ready for the big exam day! 3. You now have access to the fastest formula out there to dominate the exam! You will be able to connect the skills you need to Easily Crush The NCLEX on The First Try as well as a strong understanding of Lab Values as it pertains to the exam. Lab Values + Free Bonus Ebook = Exactly What All Nursing Students Must Know To Pass In this book, Lab Values: 137 Values You Must Know to Easily Pass the NCLEX! You Will Discover: The Basic Chemistry Panel Liver and Kidney Function Arterial Blood Gases Hematology Testing Cardiovascular Testing Endocrine Tests Pregnancy and Genetic Testing Infection Testing Lipid and Pancreatic Testing Glucose Tests And Additional Tests Stop Wasting Countless Hours Trying To Memorize Every Lab Value Known to Man! Inside you will discover the exact formula for success. You will be given what I've found to be the heads-down most efficient way to study lab values for the NCLEX Exam. There is no reason to get hung up on every single lab value. Simply focus on what matters and move on to the next study guide. This book will make it easier for you to do so! Ready To Learn The Fast & Easy Way? Just scroll up and hit the Buy Now option so you can crush the NCLEX with ease! You can easily read this book on the kindle cloud reader from your Computer, iPhone, iPad, Tablet, or Kindle device.
This book provides activities and guides for using the novel "Bridge to Terabithia" in the classroom.
When Dr. Phil's viewers need help turning their job search woes into employment success, he calls in Tony Beshara. One of the most successful placement professionals in the United States, Beshara knows what works and what doesn't. In The Job Search Solution, he outlines the simple yet powerful system that has helped over 100,000 people land jobs they love. Now, in a completely updated second edition, Beshara addresses the major challenges that confront candidates seeking employment today, including advice for readers who have been out of work for a while, were fired from their last job, are looking to change careers, or may be facing discrimination due to age. Featuring interactive exercises, real-life examples, practical Do's and Don'ts, and other essential tools, the new edition reveals how candidates can create a personal "brand" online, communicate with potential employers via e-mail, and leverage personal stories throughout the interview process. Both practical and empowering, The Job Search Solution gives readers the tools they need to get hired in one of the toughest job markets ever.
In this State Standards-aligned Literature Kit™, we divide the novel by chapters or sections and feature reading comprehension and vocabulary questions. In every chapter, we include Before You Read and After You Read questions. The Before You Read activities prepare students for reading by setting a purpose for reading. They stimulate background knowledge and experience, and guide students to make connections between what they know and what they will learn. The After You Read activities check students' comprehension and extend their learning. Students are asked to give thoughtful consideration of the text through creative and evaluative short-answer questions and journal prompts. Also included are writing tasks, graphic organizers, comprehension quiz, test prep, word search, and crossword to further develop students' critical thinking and writing skills, and analysis of the text. About the Novel: A Dramatic and fascinating story of friendship! Jesse Aarons a fourth grader loves to run; once the fastest and best runner at Lark Creek Elementary School in Virginia, until he was challenged by a girl, Leslie Burke! Leslie and her parents were new to this community and they soon became best friends; their relationship was a strong one. Then, Leslie gets a great idea to create Terabithia, a secret place in the woods only for themselves. One day, while Jess is not there, Leslie tries to cross the bridge to Terebithia but she falls in and drowns. When Jesse finds out he is devastated. Soon after the Burke family moves away but he believes that she has taught him something. All of our content is aligned to your State Standards and are written to Bloom's Taxonomy.
Study and lesson plan guide to accompany the book Bridge to Terabithia by Katherine Paterson.
Now part of the popular LPN Threads series, this market-leading text helps students develop the practical knowledge and problem-solving skills they need for a successful career as an LPN/LVN. It uses an engaging "1-2-3 approach" that describes what needs to be done in a situation as well as how to do it. Questions, quizzes, and self-assessments encourage active participation and critical thinking, while serving as practical and efficient aids to learning. Coverage of leadership and management has been substantially increased in this edition. Plentiful Critical Thinking Exercises encourage problem-solving for both academic and interpersonal situations. Learning Exercises related to chapter content challenge students to imagine, visualize, and think outside the box. A separate chapter on learning strategies for the adult student includes research on right-brain/left-brain learning and suggestions for time management. Leadership Activities and Management Tools provide practical instructions, resources, and opportunities to practice and apply leadership and management skills using a variety of methods. Leadership Hints and Management Hints offer helpful tips to follow and remember when in a leadership or management situation. Communication content explains three-way communication - verbal, nonverbal, and affective - and how all three ways of communicating can affect patient-nurse interactions. Up-to-date information on distance learning and the Internet as a component of returning education covers online resources, study groups, and computer-aided instruction and simulations. A chapter on the NCLEX-PNÂ® Exam (Chapter 22) offers tips for taking the exam. Provides basic information on Nursing Interventions Classifications (NIC) and Nursing Outcomes Classifications (NOC), promoting awareness and recognition of how these nursing languages are used. Health care settings and costs of managed care are addressed, including current trends in employment opportunities for LPN/LVNs and career alternatives beyond the hospital setting. Full-color LPN Threads design - with objectives, key terms, key points, review questions, references and suggested readings, and more - makes this accessible, reader-friendly book even easier to use. NCLEX-PN Test Plan Comparison maps content from the text with the current test plan. A new chapter on Critical Thinking for Clinical Competence (chapter 6) addresses critical thinking as it applies to the LPN/LVN. A new chapter on Personal Health Promotion (chapter 10) discusses stress management and burnout, nutrition and exercise, the impaired nurse, and codependency. Material on ethics and legal issues has been separated into two chapters: Ethics Applied to Nursing (chapter 19) and Nursing and the Law (chapter 20). More cultural content discusses culturally diverse patients and the appropriate nursing responses, including added content on Islam. New information on the newly passed Medicare bill describes the many changes that affect health care and the older adult population.
"More than 180 pages of sample resumes and cover letters designed especially for health care professionals, from technicians to physicians!"--Cover.
This collection of resumes and cover letters is aimed at teachers at all levels, educational administrators, and other educators and trainers. The book gives strategies as well as 180 pages of sample resumes for teachers and educators. The authors present sound resume and cover letter writing advice, including an all new chapter on how to create and use an electronic resume. The appendix includes Internet resources for an effective online job search.
Yikes! As if being the new girl isn't bad enough, Charlotte just made the biggest cafeteria blunder in the history of Abigail Adams Junior High. There's no way that Katani, Avery, and Maeve will want anything to do with her now. Can a mysterious landlady, a romantic evening gone wrong, and a cryptic key to nowhere help four very different girls become the best of friends? Or will they remain worst enemies forever?
Human liberation has become an epochal challenge in today's world, requiring not only emancipation from oppressive structures but also from the oppressive self. This book seeks to rethink knowledge vis-à-vis familiar themes such as human interest, critical theory and cosmopolitanism.
Whether you want to write a novel, draft a report for the school board, create a compelling CV, write a letter of protest to the council, or choose an emoticon to sign off your e-mail, this book is for you. This new edition of the the essential single-volume guide for all who aspire to improve their writing skills is the perfect desk companion for anyone requiring a friendly guide to modern communication.
Describes how to create an effective resume, discussing how to assess one's skills, whether or not to use an objective statement, how to format the resume, and how to use the resume for maximum results, and includes sample resumes and cover letters for avariety of professions
This teaching unit helps introduce fine literature to students with a wide range of reading abilities. Each teaching unit promotes oral and written language proficiency through discussion questions and writing assignments that develop comprehension, application, synthesis, and evaluation skills. Reproducible pages contain classroom-tested activities that reinforce thinking skills while introducing the concept of analysis through class discussion. Extensive background information is provided for the teacher; students are presented with the elements of fiction, including setting, characterization, plot, point of view, and theme.