Developing Your Career in Nursing
is an accessible guide to help you choose your initial or continuing nurse training, and to plan your future career. Packed with information about what it is really like to be a nurse in hospital settings and the community, the authors cover work with adults, children, people with learning disabilities, and in mental. The book is enhanced by case studies, anecdotes and reflective exercises. It builds a complete picture to help reader'ss chose the right career path.
PART ONE - DECIDING TO BE A NURSE Making the Decision to Become a Nurse - Robert Newell PART TWO - TRAINING TO BE A NURSE Project 2000 Training - Caroline Plews Undergraduate Training and Experimental Courses - Margaret Clarke PART THREE - WORKING AS A NURSE Nursing Adults - Peter Draper Nursing People With Learning Disabilities/Mental Handicaps - Peter Birchenall Nursing People With Emotional Difficulties/Mental Illness and Promoting Mental Health - Robert Newell Nursing With Children and Their Families in Sickness and Health - Lesley Sheldon PART FOUR - PROGRESSING AS A NURSE The Nurse as a Specialist Clinician - Linda Veitch The Nurse in the Community - Sandra Baulcomb The Nurse as a Manager - David Justham The Nurse as a Teacher - Peter Birchenall The Nurse as a Researcher - Rachel Tucker PART FIVE - BECOMING A NURSE Practical Aspects of Applying to Project 2000 Courses - Caroline Plews Practical Aspects of Applying to Degree Courses - Bob Gates Being Interviewed - Robert Newell