Sea Girt, NJ (May 2023) – This classic primer takes nurses inside the hospital, the exam room, and the locker room to help you survive and thrive on the job—now updated for the post-pandemic world.
In this thorough, readable guide, Donna Cardillo, known as “The Inspiration Nurse,” pulls back the curtain on what it’s really like for first-year nurses, with practical tips for navigating the healthcare system as a new member of the workforce in a world that looks vastly different from ever before. Drawing on her thirty-year nursing career and brand-new insights and perspectives from real healthcare workers, Cardillo shows nurses how to use the principles of self-care, assertiveness, and mindfulness to navigate the interpersonal dynamics that are so key to nursing success and preserve their own longevity in the field.
New graduates, second-career nurses, and healthcare workers of all kinds will learn to:
- Find a job that’s a perfect fit
- Navigate clinical settings with confidence
- Develop positive relationships with physicians, patients, and co-workers
- Stay upbeat, deal with conflict and adversity, and avoid burnout
With newly updated material on holistic patient care, empowerment, wellness practices, and cultivating resilience in a post-pandemic world, Your First Year as a Nurse is an essential guide for nurses and healthcare workers looking to survive and thrive in today’s health-services landscape.
About the Author
Donna Cardillo, R.N., is The Inspiration Nurse, a transformational keynote speaker, humorist, retreat and seminar leader, and author helping others to maximize their potential. A passionate advocate for nurses and family caregivers, she lives in Sea Girt, New Jersey, with her husband, Joe.
YOUR FIRST YEAR AS A NURSE: Revised Third Edition
By Donna Cardillo, R.N.
Crown | May 10, 2022
Pages: 336 | Price: $22.00 | ISBN: 9780593240458
* Also available as an ebook *
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