Summary: Written as a 'step-by-step' guide, this book answers all the common questions nurses have about writing their portfolio. Each chapter includes suggested activities and tasks that can be completed and put into a portfolio, so readers can create a portfolio as they go.
A Step-by-step Guide
Author: Timmins , Fiona,Duffy , Anita
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Good writing skills are essential for all students, but many students struggle to master good writing skills until later in their course. This book will help students doing health and social care subjects to better understand what good writing looks like, and how to do it themselves. The book shows students how to: *Plan pieces of writing *Execute good writing basics *Edit and refine their work *Write to a brief This essential guide includes multiple examples of good and bad writing to help students unpick the nuts and bolts of writing and writing skills. Taking an accessible approach, the authors include quotes and stories from real life students to help embolden students to tackle their writing fears - and become confident writers.
A Guide for Health and Social Care Students
Author: Keeling, June,Chapman, Hazel M,Williams, Julie
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
This book introduces and explores the concept and realities of learning at and for work in a 'how to' style and is designed to help students make the most of their work based learning experience.
A Student's Guide
Author: Carolyn Jackson,Claire Thurgate
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
Category: Health & Fitness
"[A] great guide and resource for a nurse at any level who wishes to construct and present a professional nurse portfolio."--Journal for Nurses in Professional Development "With an academic portfolio nursing faculty members can monitor their career development and present their work for others to review and critique. This is an easy-to-read book that will serve as a valuable resource for nursing faculty members in developing their academic portfolios." Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF Professor and Chair of Adult and Geriatric Health School of Nursing University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Using the Fast Facts style of concise, easy-to-access information, this book is the only comprehensive guide to creating an outstanding professional academic portfolio for entry into, and promotion and tenure within, an academic nursing setting. It is designed for recent nursing graduates who want to teach, faculty who need to polish their academic portfolio, and individuals already established in academia who seek promotion or tenure. This volume will help nursing academics: Assess their strengths and weaknesses Write a personal statement Demonstrate their teaching skills Showcase their research/scholarship Organize and present their portfolio Develop an E-portfolio The book provides clear guidelines on what to include in a professional portfolio, and elements to highlight when seeking work in a specific discipline or academic role. It describes pitfalls to be avoided and how to insure effective coverage of teaching, scholarship, and service, as well as addresses the differences between systems and policies of academia, versus those of community college nursing programs and diploma schools of nursing. This guide also helps prepare nurses for the rigors of promotion and tenure by clarifying what to expect and how candidates are evaluated. Numerous examples illustrate actual professional faculty experience and include personal statements written by successful nurse educators. Key Features: Provides a concise, step-by-step guide for aspiring, new, and experienced nurse faculty who need to prepare an outstanding professional portfolio for promotion and tenure Organized for quick access to types of content to be included in portfolio Includes numerous examples from real-life portfolios Features "Fast Facts in a Nutshell" to clearly guide new nurse faculty Provides recommendations for achieving academic advancement Based on SBAR (Situation, Background, Assessment, and Recommendation) method of communication
What You Really Need to Know in a Nutshell
Author: Ruth Wittmann-Price, PhD, CNS, RN, CNE
Publisher: Springer Publishing Company
"A concise, pocket-sized companion on study skills, aimed at student nurses beginning their course, looking for a refresher on key skills, or returning to further study"--Provided by publisher.
Study Skills for Nurses
Author: Claire Boyd
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
The only career planning book available in Canada developed specifically for nursing students! This specialized workbook has been written specifically for nursing students as a tool to assist them in the process of planning their future career. Following the Donner-Wheeler "Career Planning and Development Model", the book aims to provide students with practical advice on how to get the most from their education, and subsequently, their careers. Students will learn how to: Develop a clinical learning plan Appropriately select courses Determine a foci for course assignments Balance extracurricular activities Establish a sense of control and direction over their academic career Develop a plan for future success Building on the success of the previous two editions, the fully-updated Third Edition of Building Your Nursing Career will serve as a valuable aid to any nursing student, no matter if they are just entering school or are close to graduating. "This inexpensive text is used from year one to fourth year...The self-assessment and reality check are great for preparing the students and compiling the work they've done in the program. When students interview, I get phone calls and rave reviews on the students because they are interviewing so well. Students are being offered jobs six weeks into senior practicum! Students have said this book is the most valuable book to have!" - Nursing instructor Kathryn Hyndman, Brandon University "I spent hours trying to decide what area of nursing I wanted to go into, as well as where I wanted my career to lead me. These have always been questions that I have found hard to answer. With so many different career options how could I choose? [This book] uses questions to encourage you to reflect about the things that you enjoy most, and ways in which you currently spend your time. This challenges you to consider ways in which you want to progress through your nursing education to gain the end result of a career that is right for you. It asks you many questions, with plenty of space to write your answers. The final chapter contains information about choosing your first job as a registered nurse, as well as interview technique and some of the possible questions that you may be asked. As a 3rd year approaching interview time I have certainly found this section handy! This is a good, valid resource tool, which is very useful when considering and challenging your personal future nursing career." - Nursing student Helen Rowe, Bournemouth University . Enhanced discussion of "Visioning" - a fundamental step in the Donner-Wheeler Career Planning and Development Model . Broader focus on learning styles and the importance of determining one's own style as a part of the Self-Assessment process . Practical advice on how to market yourself and be aware of your own projected image, including a discussion on social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, etc.) and their new role in the hiring process . New content on e-portfolios and electronic resumes, and the importance of utilizing them as a tool in the career planning and development process . Updated discussion on mentors and their role in a student's academic career . Plenty of student examples and further resources
A Guide for Students
Author: Janice Waddell,Gail Judith Donner,Mary M. Wheeler
"Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students combines the theory and practice of academic writing in an accessible step-by-step approach. Helping you analyse the basics of writing at university level, the book equips you with the skills needed to examine cognitive processes such as critical thinking and reflection, and gives you the necessary advice on referencing your work correctly and avoiding plagiarism. This writing toolkit can be further applied to the typical styles you will encounter on your course such as action plans, portfolios and journal article reviews, to more complex argumentative writing, and ultimately to the undergraduate proposal for a dissertation." -back cover.
Author: Julio Gimenez
Publisher: Palgrave MacMillan
Category: Academic writing
The new edition of this award winning text helps address the increased pressure that the NCLEX and other certification exams are placing on nursing students and faculty. The Nurse Educator’s Guide to Assessing Learning Outcomes, 2nd Edition guides classroom educators through the process of developing effective classroom exams and individual test items.
Author: Mary E. McDonald
Publisher: Jones & Bartlett Publishers
"How to Pass Nursing School" is a comprehensive book that covers all of the important aspects of nursing school. Unlike other books on this topic, this book will tell you all about nursing school--from A to Z! Nursing students often enter nursing school not knowing what to expect, and sometimes find themselves struggling to pass. Some students even become discouraged to the point of questioning whether or not they should quit or pursue a different degree. This guide was written to give students tips to pass, and to tell them exactly what to expect when attending nursing school. The author, S.L. Page, BSN, RN, currently works as a cardiac nurse, and graduated from nursing school with honors. She passed the NCLEX test on her first try, and later went on to start a popular website, where she's helped thousands of people learn more about nursing. In this book, Sarah guides the reader through what to expect in nursing school from beginning to end, covering all of the things students can expect to face, and sharing all the tips, tricks, and resources she used along the way. Whether you're a current nursing student looking for ways to boost your performance, a high school student interested in preparing for nursing school, an adult looking to return for a nursing degree, or a recent graduate looking for tips to transition into your first job--this book can equip you with the tools and resources to help you succeed. Aside from this nursing school guide, you'll also receive a bundle of professionally designed resume and cover letter templates for submitting resumes after graduation, a printable weekly planner template to help you stay organized, and a printable flashcard template for making flashcards. All templates are in .doc or .docx format, and must be downloaded separately following instructions in the book itself. All of these resources are included with your purchase of "How to Pass Nursing School." These resources alone are worth the purchase price, but you'll get them free as a special gift when you purchase this book. It doesn't matter whether you know nothing about nursing school, or whether you're already in nursing school--this book has something for everyone. To see all of the topics covered in this book, use the "Look Inside" feature on Amazon. Here's just a sample of some of the topics covered: How to prepare for nursing school Tips for international students and returning adults Different types of nurses and degrees (LPN, RN, etc.) Sample curriculum and classes Paying for nursing school (scholarships, financial aid, etc.) Saving money on textbooks Information on care plans, clinicals, and nursing skills Nursing entrance, mid-curricular, and exit exams Studying and test-taking strategies NCLEX Nursing career information Common nursing specialties Preparing for interviews Preparing resumes and cover letters (you'll receive cover letter and resume templates) Tips to get a job and advance in your career and more Who will benefit most from this book? "How to Pass Nursing School" will best benefit the following readers: Adults or international student interested in returning to nursing school, or becoming a nurse in the U.S.(this guide will tell you what to expect) High school students planning to enter nursing school (you'll learn what to expect and how to prepare) For current nursing students, this guide will offer study tips, NCLEX tips, how to save money on books, scholarship resources, and more. If you're about to graduate nursing school (or a recent graduate)--you'll benefit from the professionally designed resume templates and cover letters, and advice on finding jobs and performing well in interviews.
Author: S. L. Page
Category: Vocational guidance
A Practical, One-step Guide to Getting a Job as a Doctor Or Nurse
Author: Bradley J. Morgan,Joseph M. Palmisano
Publisher: Gale / Cengage Learning
Category: Allied health personnel
Packed with examples and step-by-step guidelines, KEYS FOR WRITERS, 8th Edition, equips readers with tools for effective writing in college and well into their careers and future community work. The text is known for its concise yet thorough explanations, excellent writing samples, and unique difference, not deficit approach to ESL. It is thoroughly updated to reflect 2016 MLA guidelines and includes Key Examples to help readers apply its signature Critical Thinking Framework to reading, source evaluation, source synthesis, and revision. A new Assignment Guide: Keys to Common Genres provides brief, step-by-step writing instructions for fifteen common genres that readers might encounter in their academic and professional careers. The text also highlights the importance of writing to a variety of careers, such as nursing, accounting, law, and IT. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.
Author: Ann Raimes,Susan K. Miller-Cochran
Publisher: Cengage Learning
Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes
A guide for students in practice
Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Selbstliebe statt Perfektionismus In einer Welt, in der die Furcht zu versagen zur zweiten Natur geworden ist, erscheint Verletzlichkeit als gefährlich. Doch das Gegenteil ist der Fall: Die renommierte Psychologin Brené Brown zeigt, dass Verletzlichkeit der Ort ist, wo Liebe, Zugehörigkeit, Freude und Kreativität entstehen. Unter ihrer behutsamen Anleitung erforschen wir unsere Ängste und entwickeln eine machtvolle neue Vision, die uns ermutigt, Großes zu wagen.
Wie wir unsere Schutzmechanismen aufgeben und innerlich reich werden
Author: Brené Brown
Publisher: Kailash Verlag
Studieren ist schwierig? - Nicht mit diesem Buch! Dieser praktische Leitfaden für Studienanfänger vermittelt grundlegende „Soft Skills“ (vom „Lernen lernen“ über Selbsteinschätzung, Zeit-, Projekt- und Stressmanagement bis zu Gedächtnis- und Schreibtraining, Prüfungs- und Klausursituationen sowie Karriereplanung u.v.m.) - locker präsentiert, in handliche Einheiten verpackt und je nach Bedarf selektiv nutzbar. Viele eingestreute kleine Tipps stehen neben Mini-Fragebögen, Kopiervorlagen für Tabellen, die man nicht im Buch ausfüllen möchte, und ähnlichen Hilfsmitteln. Das unterhaltsam-informative Werk beruht auf dem englischen Bestseller The Study Skilly Handbook und eignet sich für Abiturienten mit Studienwunsch, Studienanfänger verschiedenster Disziplinen und Quereinsteiger als Wegweiser durch die vielfältigen Anforderungen im "Studiendschungel".
Author: Stella Cottrell
Publisher: Spektrum Akademischer Verlag
Prepare for a successful career in medical assisting! Kinn’s The Administrative Medical Assistant, 8th Edition helps you learn the real-world administrative skills essential to working in the health care office. In-depth coverage ranges from professional behavior and interpersonal skills to billing and coding, electronic health records and management of practice finances. Written by administrative medical assisting expert Alexandra Adams, this classic resource also includes an Evolve companion website with exercises and activities, videos, review questions for the CMA and RMA certification exams, and an interactive portfolio builder. Step-by-step, illustrated procedures make it easier to learn and understand medical assisting skills, and include rationales for each step. Threaded case scenarios let you develop critical thinking skills and apply concepts learned in each chapter to realistic administrative situations. Study Guide includes a variety of exercises to test your knowledge and critical thinking skills, case scenarios from the book, and a Procedure Checklists Manual. Sold separately. Emergency Preparedness and Assisting with Medical Emergencies chapter prepares you to take action during crises and urgent situations. Detailed learning objectives and vocabulary with definitions in each chapter help you study more effectively, with connections icons linking concepts in the text to exercises in the study guide and on the Evolve companion website. Patient education and legal and ethical issues are described in relation to the Medical Assistant's job. A Portfolio Builder on the Evolve website helps you demonstrate proficiency to potential employers. NEW! Charting examples within the procedures are highlighted for easier learning. UPDATED coverage of the Electronic Health Record ensures that you are familiar with the technology you'll use on the job.
An Applied Learning Approach
Author: Alexandra Patricia Adams
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Category: American literature