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Building Your Nursing Career


Janice Waddell, RN, PhD, Gail J. Donner, RN, PhD and Mary M. Wheeler, RN, MEd

The only career planning book in Canada designed specifically for nursing students!

This specialized workbook has been written
specifically for nursing students as a tool to assist them in the
process of planning their future career.

Following the Donner-Wheeler
“Career Planning and Development Model”, the book aims to provide
students with practical advice on how to get the most from their
education, and subsequently, their careers. 



Students will learn how to:

  • Develop a clinical learning plan

  • Appropriately select courses

  • Determine a foci for course assignments

  • Balance extracurricular activities

  • Establish a sense of control and direction over their academic career

  • Develop a plan for future success

on the success of the previous two editions, the fully-updated 3ed Edition of Building Your Nursing Career will serve as a valuable aid to
any nursing student, no matter if they are just entering school or are
close to graduating.

A great review by Kathryn Hyndman, a Nursing Instructor from Brandon

“This inexpensive text is
used from year one to fourth year…The self-assessment and reality
check are great for preparing the students and compiling the work
they’ve done in the program. When students interview, I get phone calls
and rave reviews on the students because they are interviewing so well.
Students are being offered jobs six weeks into senior practicum!
Students have said this book is the most valuable book to have!”

Click here to read more and purchase a copy of Building Your Nursing Career, 3rd Edition.



Page last updated: February 26, 2011


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