Mosby's Tour Guide to Nursing School: A Student's Road Survival Kit, 5e

  • Publish Date: 2006-03-01
  • Binding: Paperback
  • Author: Melodie Chenevert RN BSN MN MA

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Endorsed by the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA), this practical guide provides nursing students with down-to-earth advice on how to succeed academically, deal with failure, improve on test-taking and report writing skills, and how to build relationships with other students and faculty as they travel through nursing school. In addition, this resource offers statistics on the cost of nursing school, how long it will take to obtain a degree, survival tips from other nursing students, time management strategies, and more. A must-have for every nursing student.

  • Provides a light-hearted and practical approach to getting through nursing school.
  • Uses an easy to follow road trip theme throughout.
  • Endorsed by the National Student Nurses' Association (NSNA).
  • Offers down-to-earth advice and suggestions for improving time management and test taking skills, forming support and/or study groups and improving oral and written reports.
  • Describes effective strategies for dealing with stressful situations such as failure, procrastination, and depression.
  • Addresses the challenges faced by returning students such as how to balance school, work, and family obligations.
  • Includes appendixes that provide useful information on Resources for NCLEX Review, Sources of Scholarships and Loans, and U.S., Canadian, and Specialty Nursing Organizations.
  • Completely new and improved cartoon illustrations add to the light-hearted personality of the book.
  • Now in color to be more visually appealing to the reader.
  • Updated content throughout, including: statistics on college tuition, valuable facts about tuition reimbursements, employment rates, and salaries and benefits, including the latest statistics.
  • Alternate Routes chapter has been updated to include the various degree paths a student can take within nursing school.
  • Discusses the changes on the NCLEX examination along with tips for individual and group study.
  • Includes information on the technological advances in nursing schools including online courses.

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