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

The Ultimate Guide to Getting Into Physician Assistant School Fourth Edition

Author: Andrew Rodican
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education / Medical
ISBN: 9781259859847
Format: PDF
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Learn how to become the perfect applicant for Physician Assistant school In The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School, Andrew Rodican, a pioneer in PA school coaching, reveals everything you need to know to dramatically increase your chances of being accepted into the physician assistant school of your choice. Clear and concise, this book which has already helped thousands of applicants achieve success provides insights, information, and advice you won’t find anyplace else – but, may well make the difference between acceptance and rejection of your application. Make-or-break advice on: • The qualities PA programs look for • How to set goals for getting into PA school • How to select a PA program that is a good fit • Tips on completing the CASPA application • How to write a “killer” essay • How to ace the PA school interview • Financial aid • Websites that will help you become an educated PA applicant There is no better way to avoid the common pitfalls and mistakes that can prevent you from entering PA school than The Ultimate Guide to Getting into Physician Assistant School.

Cracking the Nursing Interview

Author: Jim Keogh
Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
ISBN: 1501506250
Format: PDF, Kindle
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"Cracking the Nursing Interview also provides practice interview questions and solutions, so readers can go into their interviews confidently. In addition to interview tips and tricks, readers will learn how to sell their value and determine if they fit within a specific healthcare organization. Nurses will be given an overview of the unique nurse hiring process, a detailed walk-through of the various nursing careers available to them, and all the information necessary to identify and pursue their ideal career.Cracking the Nursing Interview also provides practice interview questions and solutions, so readers can go into their interviews confidently. In addition to interview tips and tricks, readers will learn how to sell their value and determine if they fit within a specific healthcare organization. Nurses will be given an overview of the unique nurse hiring process, a detailed walk-through of the various nursing careers available to them, and all the information necessary to identify and pursue their ideal career"--Publisher's description.

The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession

Author: Jessi Rodriguez Ohanesian
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 0071801952
Format: PDF, Kindle
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The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession This indispensable guide is the next best thing to having a real-life PA mentor at your side. Based on the author's hard-won insights and extensive research as a student and professional PA, the book defines the PA's role; reveals the secrets for getting into and through a PA training program; and provides valuable tips for students to use during their clinical rotations. Above all, through the author's down-to-earth tone and use of personal vignettes, it offers encouragement when you need it most--and lays the foundation for a fulfilling career centered on optimizing patient outcomes. The Ultimate Guide to the Physician Assistant Profession begins with an instructive look at the history of the profession, and subsequent chapters highlight exactly what it takes to excel in PA school; how to transition effectively from school to work; strategies for optimizing collaboration between physicians and PAs; and much more. Supporting this practical coverage are "Day in the Life" vignettes that feature engaging, hour-by-hour accounts of PAs at work across a range of unique settings and specialties, from administration and forensics, to family practice and cardiac critical care. FEATURES: Firsthand accounts written by 6 student PAs and 39 practicing PAs relate their personal experiences in a broad range of clinical specialties, delivering an engaging, real-world snapshot of the demands and opportunities of the PA profession In-depth chapter on effectively managing the transition from school to work covers central topics such as financial planning, the job search, what to include in your first job contract, meeting the expectations of supervising physicians, and much more Valuable appendices provide key information on physician assistant schools, physician assistant affiliations, plus a valuable glossary of important, commonly used medical terminology

How to Survive Maybe Even Love Nursing School

Author: Kelli S. Dunham
Publisher: F A Davis Company
ISBN: 9780803618299
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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This light-hearted, fun, fresh, and easy-to-read guide for nursing students by nursing students is full of practical information to help them cope with—and get the most out of—nursing school. - Strategies to deal with the competitive nursing school admission process, including alternative ways to get an RN degree. - Discussions of the nursing shortage and its impact on students' career choices and workplace environments. - How to compare job offers, evaluate sign-on bonuses, and make wise decisions after graduation.

So you want to be a doctor

Author: Harveer Dev
Publisher: OUP Oxford
ISBN: 0191510491
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Applying for medical school needn't be such a daunting prospect with this book on your side. Packed with insight, tips, and information you won't find anywhere else, the second edition of So you want to be a doctor? is an essential guide to the application process from start to finish. Over 100 medical students and admissions tutors have contributed to unique profiles of every medical school in the UK. An insider point-of-view on each school is complemented by straight-forward rankings of each school by the cost of living, the difficulty of the course, and the competition for each place. With such a comprehensive and honest survey of UK medical schools, choosing the right one for you has never been easier. Alongside these profiles, this guide is packed with practical advice for every step of the application process. Find out what kind of work experience is best, and how to go about getting it. Prepare for your interview with an updated chapter including sample questions taken from the direct experience of successful medical school candidates. Ace your UKCAT or BMAT by learning how to approach the tests strategically and practising with the included sample questions. So you want to be a doctor? Then you'll need this book!

How to Succeed in Nursing School

Author: Caroline Porter
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780557281824
Format: PDF, Kindle
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This book is targeted towards individuals interested in learning more about a career in nursing. It will serve as a practical guide in answering the common questions one may have when considering the profession. The first section of the book part one, examines the endless opportunities that a nursing license can provide. The second part of the book provides the reader with information that would be helpful when applying to a program. Finally, the last section of the book guides readers through graduation and passing the licensing board examination.Twenty five different nursing professors nationwide share their tips and advice on the characteristics of a successful nursing student. These professors are from community colleges, universities and even prestigious institutions such as Yale and Johns Hopkins. Also, testimonials from students, recent nursing school graduates and seasoned nurses are included to help motivate students during the rigorous nursing school education courses.

The Everything New Nurse Book 2nd Edition

Author: Kathy Quan
Publisher: Simon and Schuster
ISBN: 1440527601
Format: PDF, ePub
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As a new nurse you're entering one of the most challenging and rewarding fields. You will quickly learn how to navigate a complex medical landscape, care for sick and vulnerable patients, and manage stressful situations with skill and ease. This book will be your reassuring guide through all this and more. Veteran nurse Kathy Quan teaches you how to: Balance a hectic schedule, handle stress, and avoid burnout Deal with doctors and other medical professionals Continue education while working Use software, smartphones, and apps to help treat patients Packed with tips and strategies from nurses who have seen and done it all, this revised and updated guide gives you all the tools you need to get through those first critical months on the job--and beyond.