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Want to give pre nursing students a solid idea of what nursing is-as a profession-and what the major issues the profession faces today?  Keys to Nursing Success is designed to promote a realistic understanding of nursing, explore the exceptional opportunities nursing careers offer, and help students prepare for the rigors of nursing school.  This revision introduces a framework that has been proven to improve student learning and achievement.  Using the theory of Successful Intelligence, developed by psychologist Robert Sternberg, this book helps students prepare both academically and personally for applying to and succeeding in nursing school.  Katz provides updated statistics on nursing salaries and demographics.  No other book provides this information on nursing careers and helps students learn how to learn through study strategies.

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This is the first Student Success text to use a framework that has been proven to improve student learning and achievement.   Keys to Nursing Success, Third Edition, helps students build analytical, creative, and practical thinking skills.  According to this theoretical premise, also known as Successful Intelligence , all three skill areas require development to be truly successful.

 

Katz provides updated statistics on nursing salaries and demo graphics, giving teachers all the latest information in one place.  No other book enables professors both to discuss nursing as a career and to help students learn how to learn through study strategies.

 

 

Features include:

  • NEW Pedagogy – In-chapter and end-of-chapter exercises teach students to think analytically, creatively and practically.
  • Chapter Opening Q and A – Real-life student questions provide professor response.
  • Teamwork Exercise – Practical trials allow students to develop the skill of working with others.
  • Career Portfolio Exercise – Practice session prepares students to demonstrate their skills via resumes and vitas.

Additional Support – in and out of the classroom...

 

Keys to Nursing Success offers instructors an Instructor’s Manual which provides PowerPoint slides, exercises, tests, and rationales that can be used immediately.  Additional discipline-specific information can be accessed through the Student Success Supersite (www.prenhall.com/success), where students and faculty will find an array of resources. 

 

Start strong. Finish stronger.

 

www.MyStudentSuccessLab.com

About the Author:

Ja>A CAREER IN NURSING: IS IT Right for Me?  Her research is in the area of recruiting and retaining Native American students into nursing, communitybased  participatory reserach  that is culturally competent, such as on health promotion for Native American teenagers.  She is active in advancing the profession of nursing and its mission of disease prevention, health promotion, and health care advocacy for individuals, families, and communities, both locally and globally. She lives in Spokane, WA.

 

Carol Carter is founder of LifeBound, a career coaching company that offers individual coaching sessions and seminars for high school students, college students, and career seekers. She has written Majoring in the Rest of Your Life: Career Secrets for College Students and Majoring in High School. She has also co-authored Keys to Preparing for College, Keys to College Studying, The Career Tool Kit, Keys to Career Success, Keys to Study Skills, Keys to Thinking and Learning, and Keys to Success. She has taught welfare-to-work classes, team taught in the La Familia Scholars Program at the Community College of Denver, and conducted numerous workshops for students and faculty around the country. Carol is a national college and career expert and is interviewed regularly in print, on the radio, and for television news programs. In addition to working with students of all ages, Carol thrives on foreign travel and culture; she is fortunate enough to have been a guest in more than 40 foreign countries. Please visit her Web site and write her at www.lifebound.com

 

Joyce Bishop holds a Ph.D. in psychology and has taught for more than 20 years, receiving a number of honors, including Teacher of the Year for 1995 and 2000. For five years she has been voted “favorite teacher” by the student body and Honor Society at Golden West College, Huntington Beach, California, where she has taught since 1987 and is a tenured professor. She worked with a federal grant to establish Learning Communities and Workplace Learning in her district, and she has developed workshops and trained faculty in cooperative learning, active learning, multiple intelligences, workplace relevancy, learning styles, authentic assessment, team building, and the development of learning communities. Joyce is currently teaching on-line and multimedia classes, and she trains other faculty to teach on-line in her district and region of 21 colleges. She co-authored Keys to College Studying, Keys to Success, Keys to Thinking and Learning, and Keys to Study Skills. Joyce is the lead academic of the Keys to Lifelong Learning Telecourse, distributed by Dallas Telelearning.

 

Sarah Lyman Kravits comes from a family of educators and has long cultivated an interest in educational development. She co-authored Keys to College Studying, The Career Tool Kit, Keys to Success, Keys to Thinking and Learning and Keys to Study Skills and has served as Program Director for LifeSkills, Inc., a nonprofit organization that aims to further the career and personal development of high school students. In that capacity she helped to formulate both curricular and organizational elements of the program, working closely with instructors as well as members of the business community. She has also given faculty workshops in critical thinking. Sarah holds a B.A. in English and drama from the University of Virginia, where she was a Jefferson Scholar, and an M.F.A. from Catholic University.

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