What's Next? The Smart Nurse's Guide to Your Dream Job
- ISBN: 9781558106635
- PUB# 9781558106635
Being a competent bedside nurse is not the end-all goal … it’s only the beginning.
The highly acclaimed author of Becoming Nursey: From Code Blues to Code Browns, How to Care for Your Patients and Yourself and Admit One: What You Must Know When Going to the Hospital – But No One Actually Tells You!, Kati Kleber, BSN, RN, CCRN, delivers provocative and candid answers to the basic questions about professional development that every nurse should know.
What’s Next? The Smart Nurse’s Guide to Your Dream Job will enable you to flip on the light switch for nursing professional development and turn that dark and unknown space into a brightly lit room—where you can pick and choose what you desire in order to further yourself both professionally and personally.
Many hospitals provide information about how to be a successful charge nurse, nurse mentor, and nurse preceptor, but they are typically higher-level-thinking tips and not practical, real advice.
What’s Next? The Smart Nurse’s Guide to Your Dream Job addresses these personal and professional options and goes into detail about some of the more practical advice for successfully evolving into a formal or informal nurse on your unit—from learning how to be an effective charge nurse to learning how to precept and mentor new nurses, and much more.
What’s Next? The Smart Nurse’s Guide to Your Dream Job also outlines and describes the importance of continuing education, professional organizations and certifications, shared governance, and how to handle negative people when you are trying to better yourself.
While most books about professional development are written for management-level nurses or people in non-clinical positions, What’s Next? The Smart Nurse’s Guide to Your Dream Job is specifically directed toward professional development from the practical point of view of a bedside nurse.
Kati Kleber, BSN, RN, CCRN, is a nationally certified critical care nurse who lives in Charlotte, North Carolina. The author of ANA’s Admit One and the self-published Becoming Nursey, and a blogger and podcaster on top nursing trends, Kati was recognized by the Charlotte Business Journal as “2015 Nurse of the Year.” A recipient of the Great 100 Nurses of North Carolina award, Kati has also been featured across a number of media outlets, including CNN, "The Dr. Oz Show," U.S. News, "The TODAY Show," and many more.
"Kati Kleber's What’s Next? helps nurses step through the fog of nursing and find their way to their next professional milestone. What’s Next? empowers nurses with the strategies and resources to pursue immediate and long-term opportunities to take their career to the next level."
Brittney Wilson, BSN, RN
Author, Blogger, Influencer, The Nerdy Nurse
About the Book
116 pp., softcover
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