50 Books Every Nurse Should ReadWho has the time to read right? I usually find my time to read on my vacation. As a nurse I think we need a healthy balance in our lives. We give all our blood, sweat and tears for our profession on a daily basis. The following books I suggest are what I call balance. A balance between good honest working environment career development education and a fine taste of nursing comic-relief, mixed in with some metaphysical real-life thought-provoking navigational skills. I received this book as a new grad.
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Forgot your password? Or sign in with one of these services. We have very high acuity patients. I trained from August to December last year and have been on my own approx. The transition has been ok but I am constantly chasing my own tail, trying to catch up, just doing tasks, etc.
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The new graduate nurse cannot get enough friends, counselors or teachers. In this valuable resource by Lorie Brown, novice nurses can take away essential knowledge that may help protect his or her license from detriment due to mistakes and wrongdoings they might not even realize exist. Brown draws from her two decades of experience as a nurse lawyer, having represented more than nurses before the licensing board over the past 20 years. No amount of nursing school or orientation can prepare a new nurse for what to do or say when a person is dying. By trying to understand, and therefore participate more fully in the events of dying, families and friends can gain comfort, as well as important knowledge about what the experience of dying is like and what is needed to achieve a peaceful death. They can carry that new knowledge forward, finding continuing solace in it after the death of the person they loved, and as they face future deaths including their own. Dealing with nurse to nurse bullying can knock even the most senior nurse off balance, but for new graduate nurses, it can make or break that first year.
In the field of nursing, as in most professions, it is incredibly important to stay current on industry information. From critical care to professional development, it is important to read frequently. However, there is so much information available that narrowing down which books are best to read or use for reference can be a rather daunting task. Below are the top 50 books that every nurse should read. The list is given in no particular order, as each book provides its own unique benefit. It was compiled mainly by speaking with nurses and consulting reviews of nurses who have actually read and utilized the books in their careers. Meyers This book provides nurses with over care plans that are designed to treat the most common ailments nurses encounter.