The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School

Author: Genevieve Chandler
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071593837
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Get into the nursing school of your choice and succeed once you get there! If getting into the right nursing school-and making your mark-is your goal, following the strategies in The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Nursing School will definitely put you ahead of the pack. This fun, information-packed guide covers all the essentials of the nursing school experience, from picking the right school to what to expect and how to rise to the head of the class once you are accepted into a program. Features: Insider advice and anecdotes from professors, nurses, and students who tell you what it's really like to go through the application process and succeed in nursing school Sure-fire steps for turning a nursing application into a winning application Self-assessment chapter that helps you determine whether nursing is right for you A detailed overview of the application process Everything you need to know to do well in school, including exam preparation, papers, and presentations, and the basic clinical information with which you'll need to be familiar Advice from students, nurses, and professors on how to smoothly adjust to the culture and expectations of being a nurse Chapter on post-nursing-school options, including acquiring an advanced degree, obtaining certification, and becoming a manager

Nursing Entrance Exams

Author: Maryanne Baudo, N.P-C ; M.S.N; R.N.
Publisher: Penguin
ISBN: 1465487107
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Rest Easy with Test Easy! You're excited about your decision to pursue a career in nursing. And regardless of what type of nurse you plan to become--RN, LPN or LVN, CNS, nurse practitioner, or other specialization--you know that to get into the nursing program of your choice you'll have to do your absolute best on the entrance exams. Well, rest easy because Test Easy makes acing your exams a snap! In this book, you get: - An overview of the NLN, PAX-RN/PN, HESI, TEAS, HOBET, and PSB Registered Nursing School Aptitude Exam - Tips for boosting your grammar, vocabulary, and reading proficiency to pass the nursing exam verbal section - Math essentials to get you comfortable with the arithmetic, algebra, and geometry nurses need to know - Science tutorials for boning up on the essentials of life science, anatomy & physiology, chemistry, and physics - Practice exams to test your progress, plus detailed answers to help you pass your exams with flying colors

The Vo Tech Track to Success in Health Care

Author: Susan Henneberg
Publisher: The Rosen Publishing Group, Inc
ISBN: 147777730X
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Health care is one of the fastest growing industries in the nation as the population ages and health care needs increase. Vo-tech education prepares teens for employment and further education in this challenging and rewarding field. Today's vo-tech students can learn practical skills, obtain health care certifications, and even earn college credit. This unique resource enables readers to make informed choices about paths to a health care career, focusing on secondary offerings such as magnet schools, career academies, schools-within-a-school, and other options. Armed with this valuable information, teens can start on the road to a successful health care career today.

So you want to be a Doctor The ultimate guide to getting into medical school

Author: Stephan Sanders
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191015547
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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More people are applying to medical school than ever before, and 'So you want to be a Doctor?' will give you the best head start. It distils the wisdom of over 100 medical students, admissions specialists and doctors, revealing the truth about the medical school application process. This comprehensive guide leads the reader through every stage of the process, from deciding if you want to be a doctor, through to moving to university and coping with the first year at medical school. With a detailed profile for every undergraduate and graduate medical school in the UK, it will help students to choose the best medical school for them. It will also help with the other big decisions that need to be made, such as which A-level subjects to take and whether to apply to Oxbridge. All the essential information is covered, including: BLhow much medical school costs, BLwhat work experience is best, and how to get it, BLcompleting the UCAS form, BLsurviving the UKCAT and BMAT admission tests, BLgetting through the interview. Written by an author team of a medical student, recent graduate and a widely experienced clinician, the book also contains first-hand accounts of students' personal experiences, and advice and information from people on the inside of the admissions process.

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School Fourth Edition

Author: Andrew J. Rodican
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 1259859851
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Give yourself the competitive edge when applying to physician assistant school The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School is a unique, step-by-step blueprint for succeeding at every stage of the PA application process. Written by Andrew Rodican, a former member of Yale University School of Medicine’s Admissions Committee, this is the best book available on how to maximize your chance of acceptance into the PA school of your choice. Completely updated to include coverage of the Central Application Service for Physician Assistants (CASPA), Getting Into the Physician Assistant School of Your Choice covers all the essentials – from selecting a program all the way through to acing the interview. Clear and candid, this book provides insights, information, and advice you won’t find anyplace else – but may well make the difference between the acceptance or rejection of your application. Make-or-break advice on: What PA programs look for in an applicant Setting goals Selecting a program Completing the application Writing a quality essay Impressing on the interview Getting financial aid Using the internet for PA school application New to this edition: New interview types and techniques: mini-interviews and round table interviews Updates to questions and scenarios Admission requirements and recommendation updates Features an updated list of all the Physician Assistant programs in the US

The Ultimate Nurse Practitioner Guidebook

Author: Nadia Santana
Publisher: Peter Lang Incorporated, International Academic Publishers
ISBN: 9781433155352
Format: PDF, ePub
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The Ultimate Nurse Practitioner Guidebook: A Comprehensive Guide to Getting Into and Surviving Nurse Practitioner School, Finding a Job, and Understanding the Policy That Drives the Profession will help you pursue a successful career as a nurse practitioner (NP). In this book, you will learn about the profession; how to choose, finance, and survive NP school; and how to proceed after graduation. The nurse practitioner profession is one of the fastest-growing medical professions in the United States. With the passing of the Affordable Care Act, millions of Americans have become insured, with NPs filling the gap and providing affordable access to care. NPs work in all 50 states plus the District of Columbia, and they have complete autonomy in many states. Nurse practitioners see patients of all ages and in a wide variety of settings, write prescriptions, and order labs and tests, all while providing excellent patient care. The Ultimate Nurse Practitioner Guidebook aims to help anyone interested in a career as a nurse practitioner determine whether it is the right path for them, and will also help current NP students successfully complete their programs. This book is a must-read for those who are interested in attending nurse practitioner school, current nurse practitioner students, and even practicing NPs.

Mosby s Tour Guide to Nursing School E Book

Author: Melodie Chenevert
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 0323067395
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Encouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable. You’ll learn how to prepare for the NCLEX® and your nursing career, how to get good grades, how to deal with failure, how to improve oral and written reports, and much more. A must-have for every nursing student! Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Written by a nationally known motivational speaker and nurse, the book’s down-to-earth approach uses humor and clever analogies to clearly teach the information you need to know. Uses the analogy of a cross-country road trip to help you see the relationships between different aspects of nursing school, as well as give you a finite view of its duration and end result. Inspirational quotes throughout offer wisdom and encouragement from fellow nursing students and graduates. The appendix lists numerous diverse resources you’ll find useful before, during, and after nursing school. Electronic Age Information covers distance learning, online courses, and podcasts, facilitating your success both in today’s electronic classroom and with the advancing technology in nursing. A special NCLEX® chapter (Chapter 29: Are We There Yet? Almost.) provides you with the tools you need to prepare for and pass the NCLEX®. Updated statistics and information on the emerging trends of the workforce keep you current with what’s happening in the world outside nursing and help you make educated choices during nursing school. Three chapters are devoted to diversity in today’s workforce and the non-traditional student. Thorough coverage of ADN, BSN, and RN-BSN programs (program prerequisites, differences, and more) helps you make informed decisions about your choice of nursing programs. An appendix of Online Resources provides quick and easy access to web sites that will assist both students and graduates with continued study and real-world advice.