Health Care Careers in 2 Years: Jump-Starting a Career in Nursing, 1st Edition

  • Jeri Freedman
  • Published By: Rosen Young Adult
  • ISBN-10: 1508185034
  • ISBN-13: 9781508185031
  • DDC: 610.7306
  • Grade Level Range: 7th Grade - 12th Grade
  • 80 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released August 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019

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This indispensable volume explores the range of jobs and settings in which one can work in the nursing field with two years or less of training, including certified nursing assistant, licensed practical nurse, licensed visiting nurse, registered nurse, clinical nurse, cardiac care nurse, labor and delivery nurse, neonatal nurse, and pediatric nurse, among others. It examines each job's activities, academic needs, and certification and licensing requirements. Illuminating sidebars describe actual aspects of a nurse's work, such as that of a pediatric nurse and that of an army nurse. Practical tips for the job search, writing a resume, and interviewing are also presented.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: The Health Care Field.
2: General Nursing Jobs.
3: Specialty Nurses.
4: Education for Nursing Jobs.
5: Landing a Job.
6: Professional Development and Advancement.
For More Information.
For Further Reading.
About the Author.
Photo Credits.