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Getting into nursing

Author: Karen Elcock
Publisher: Los Angeles : SAGE/Learning Matters, [2015] ©2015
Series: Transforming nursing practice.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd editionView all editions and formats
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"This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms; passing numeracy and literacy tests; and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them. This book has been  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Karen Elcock
ISBN: 9781473902602 1473902606 9781473902619 1473902614
OCLC Number: 910283702
Notes: Previous edition: 2012.
Description: x, 162 pages ; 26 cm.
Contents: What is nursing today? --
Do I have what it takes to be a nurse? --
Entry requirements --
Work experience and volunteering --
What is involved in undertaking a nursing course --
Choosing the right field of nursing --
The application process and choosing the right university --
Preparing for the selection day --
Numeracy tests --
Literacy tests --
The selection day --
What happens next?
Series Title: Transforming nursing practice.
Responsibility: Karen Elcock.

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This book adopts a balanced and realistic approach for anyone considering a career in nursing. Each chapter clearly articulates the journey that potential nursing students need to embark upon. Read more...

 
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