In I Want Chocolate Cake for Dinner! Sylvia Burch shares her passionate, personal adventures in the world of nursing—an exciting vocation filled with opportunities to learn, grow, and make the world a better place. Forty years in nursing have taken Sylvia across much of America and afforded her a vast array of experiences: part-time and full-time, civilian and military, from staff nurse to administrator and back. The challenges and rewards of a fast-paced labor and delivery unit . . . the inspiring nobility of wounded warriors at Walter Reed Army Medical Center . . . the drama and, yes, the humor of neurosurgery.
If you’ve ever wondered what nursing is all about, I Want Chocolate Cake for Dinner! will give a you a window into one of the most fascinating, diverse, and satisfying vocations anyone can choose.
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.
This information-packed book covers the essentials of entering nursing school. 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.
Before you can get into some nursing schools, you need to get a high score on the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills). 5 TEAS Practice Tests will get you the results you desire. You not only know the right answers but understand why they are correct. You will also get intensive practice with TEAS-style questions in reading, mathematics, science, and English and language usage. Start your nursing career on a high note and reach that desired test score!
This updated Nursing School Entrance Exam includes:
-Three practice exams based on the official test -Testing topics such as verbal ability, reading comprehension, algebra, biology, vocabulary, and more.
- A diagnostic pretest designed to identify strengths and weaknesses -A personalized and proven study plan with expert advice and strategies on how to avoid test anxiety and use time efficiently
- State-specific certification requirements, current career trends, financial aid programs, and other valuable resources.
Confused by medical terms? Don’t know a carcinoma from a hematoma? Medical Terminology For Dummies gets you up to speed quickly on medical terminology fundamentals and helps you master medical definitions, pronunciations, and applications across all health care fields. Once you understand medical prefixes, suffixes, and root words, you’ll approach even unfamiliar medical terms with confidence.This plain-English guide to language that can be just plain confusing clears up the meanings of the Greek and Latin sources of medical terms. You’ll get a handle on how these mouthfuls are constructed, and discover how to decipher any medical term, no matter how complex or unusual. You’ll also get plenty of help in pronouncing and remembering medical words, and you’ll find out how and why the terminology changes from hospital to laboratory to pharmacy.