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May 10, 2022
| ISBN 9780593240458
May 10, 2022
| ISBN 9780593240465
May 10, 2022 | ISBN 9780593240458
May 10, 2022 | ISBN 9780593240465
This classic primer takes first-year nurses inside the hospital, the exam room, and the locker room to help you survive and thrive on the job–now updated for the post-pandemic world.Perhaps no year in recent memory summoned as much appreciation for healthcare workers as 2020. The global pandemic brought physicians and nurses into the forefront of everyone’s minds, and while the cheers at shift-change may have subsided, nursing will only continue to take on outsize prominence and esteem as a career path.In this thorough, readable guide, Donna Cardillo, known as “The Inspiration Nurse,” pulls back the curtain on what it’s really like for first-year nurses, with practical tips for navigating the healthcare system as a new member of the workforce in a world that looks vastly different from ever before. Drawing on her thirty-year nursing career, as well as her certifications in forest therapy and meditation, Cardillo shows nurses how to use the principles of self-care, assertiveness, and mindfulness to navigate the interpersonal dynamics that are so key to nursing success and preserve their own longevity in the field. New graduates, second-career nurses, and healthcare workers will learn to: • Find a job that’s a perfect fit • Develop positive relationships with physicians, patients, and other nurses • Stay positive, deal with conflict and adversity, and avoid burnout • Connect your practice to the larger world of global healthWith newly updated material on holistic patient care, empowerment, wellness practices, and cultivating resilience, the third edition of Your First Year as a Nurse is an essential guide for nurses and healthcare workers looking to enter the post-pandemic world of healthcare.
Donna Wilk Cardillo, R.N., whose nursing career covers more than 20 years, is president of Cardillo & Associates. One of the country’s leading experts on nursing career management, she lives in Wall, New Jersey.
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