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The Nursing Student’s Guide to Clinical Success

Author(s): Lorene Payne, The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center
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  • ISBN-13: 9780763776145
  • Paperback    196 pages      © 2011
Price: $62.95 US List
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Recipient of the prestigious American Journal of Nursing's 2011 Book of the Year Award for Professional Development and Issues!

The Nursing Student’s Guide to Clinical Success is the perfect resource for undergraduate nursing students entering the clinical side of their education. This text helps students better understand their role as a health care provider by preparing them for what they will encounter on the clinical floor in hospital or other health care setting. The first text of its kind, this shows students how to get the most out of a clinical experience.

Dedication  
Acknowledgements  
Contributors  
Introduction  
Chapter 1  Start from the heart
Chapter 2  From Classroom to Clinical
Chapter 3  Take charge – managing a shift
Chapter 4  Seeing your patient’s big picture
Chapter 5  Report
Chapter 6  Chart Smart
Chapter 7  The instructor works for you!
Chapter 8  Specialty areas – avoid mindless observation
Chapter 9  Wrapping it up – post-conference
Chapter 10  Simulation
Chapter 11  Words of Wisdom (W.O.W)

Lorene Payne-The University of Texas, M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

The University of Texas
M. D. Anderson Cancer Center

Dr. Payne spent over 10 years teaching nursing students. As a result of this work she developed many approaches, worksheets and aids to help the beginning student master the clinical experience. These are shared with you in this easy to read guide: open up a treasure of practical tips to help you through school and beyond.

Lorene’s undergraduate work was completed at the University of Michigan School of Nursing. She holds a Doctor of Education degree in curriculum and instruction. and Certification as a Nurse Educator (CNE).