75 brief self-care reflections to help aid workers, activists, and volunteers renew purpose and achieve fulfillment. Heal from over-exhaustion, prevent burnout, and regain your motivation with these short readings from a psychologist who has spent many years in the field working in conflict and disaster areas. Gathered from Alessandra Pigni’s interaction with humanitarian professionals and backed up by cutting–edge research, these concrete tools offer new perspectives and inspiration to anyone whose work is focused on helping others.
Tie-ins with national food manufacturers who produce foods for the Passover holiday. The sequel to the award-winning Rosh Hashanah Yom Kippur Survival Kit, which sold over 60,000 copies. The Passover Survival Kit is an easy-to-use book that transforms the most popular Jewish holiday into a source of personal growth and spirituality, with step-by-step guides to all the holiday and family rituals. It also Contains updated, user-friendly translations of Haggadah text for use at Passover family dinner. "Another ground-breaking book from Shimon Apisdorf. His genius will undoubtedly transform Passover for all who study this remarkable manual". -- Rabbi Ephraim Z. Buchwald, Director National Jewish Outreach Program
Encouraging, user-friendly, and altogether unique, Mosby’s Tour Guide to Nursing School encourages you to not only survive nursing school, but excel in whichever program you select. Throughout the book, Dr. Chenevert compares your journey through nursing school to a road trip, and she offers advice to increase your understanding, help you successfully navigate obstacles, and make your journey more enjoyable. You’ll learn how to prepare for the NCLEX® and your nursing career, how to get good grades, how to deal with failure, how to improve oral and written reports, and much more. A must-have for every nursing student! Endorsed by the National Student Nurses Association (NSNA). Written by a nationally known motivational speaker and nurse, the book’s down-to-earth approach uses humor and clever analogies to clearly teach the information you need to know. Uses the analogy of a cross-country road trip to help you see the relationships between different aspects of nursing school, as well as give you a finite view of its duration and end result. Inspirational quotes throughout offer wisdom and encouragement from fellow nursing students and graduates. The appendix lists numerous diverse resources you’ll find useful before, during, and after nursing school. Electronic Age Information covers distance learning, online courses, and podcasts, facilitating your success both in today’s electronic classroom and with the advancing technology in nursing. A special NCLEX® chapter (Chapter 29: Are We There Yet? Almost.) provides you with the tools you need to prepare for and pass the NCLEX®. Updated statistics and information on the emerging trends of the workforce keep you current with what’s happening in the world outside nursing and help you make educated choices during nursing school. Three chapters are devoted to diversity in today’s workforce and the non-traditional student. Thorough coverage of ADN, BSN, and RN-BSN programs (program prerequisites, differences, and more) helps you make informed decisions about your choice of nursing programs. An appendix of Online Resources provides quick and easy access to web sites that will assist both students and graduates with continued study and real-world advice.
This highly praised, popular "tour guide" provides students with a realistic, yet humorous description of the "journey" through nursing school. Easy-to-read and practical, it offers useful advice and guidance for coping with and making the most of the nursing school experience. Helpful suggestions and strategies are provided for time management, improving study habits, surviving clinical rotations, and balancing school, work, and family obligations. 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. 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 challenges like balancing school, work, and family obligations. Includes appendixes that provide useful information on resources for NCLEX review, questions and answers on the computerized NCLEX-RN exam, sources of scholarships and loans, and U.S. and Canadian nursing organizations. Includes new chapters on the effective use of the Internet and online sources for research and study, and on the career opportunities and possibilities in nursing. Provides updated statistics on college tuition, employment rates, and salaries. Presents information on the risk of depression and chemical use/dependency, as well as ways students can obtain help. Includes content on how both women and men can survive in nursing school.