Walk into your very first nursing shift prepared and confident!

Brand New Nurse: Surviving Your First Day on the Job is more than a guidebook. It is an informal collection of advice, stories, and tips that fills the gaps from nursing school and gets you ready for real-world nursing.
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"The first book you should pick up after passing the NCLEX!"

Your first shift as a new nurse can be one of the most exciting days of your life...but it can also be downright terrifying! Brand New Nurse: Surviving Your First Day on the Job is the guidebook you need to walk into your first shift ready and confident. There are so many skills to master when you are brand new that just aren't taught in nursing school, things like:

  • What gear should you bring on your first day

  • How to prepare to work on your new unit

  • Managing the transition to night shift

  • How to build your professional reputation

  • Communicating with doctors and other staff

  • How to master your system of organization and time management

Plus much more. Fortunately, Brand New Nurse has you covered. Written by nurses for nurses, this book compiles tips, advice, stories, and more from 11 contributors to guide you through your first shifts of orientation. Also included are 70 Quick and Awesome Nursing Tips to help get you through your workday.

Fun, easy to read, and loaded with useful information, veteran nurse and founder of Nurse Advocate Anne Llewellyn, MS, BHSA, RN, CCM, CRRN, CMGT-BC, CM fellow calls Brand New Nurse "an excellent resource for every nurse entering the nursing profession."

Brand New Nurse: Surviving Your First Day on the Job is the perfect book for nursing students, new grad nurses, or to give as a gift to the special nurse in your life.

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"The first book you should pick up after passing the NCLEX. Great tips, advice, and general knowledge for all new nurses." Kimberly Trumbull, RN, BSN

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"This book should be sold on all the shelves in scrub shop stores. It is the perfect easy read guide for any new nurse." Courtney Schell, RN, BSN

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"A phenomenal resource for new nurses! Filled with good advice and relatable humor that our profession is known for." Ashley Spitzer, MSN, APN, CRNP, FNP-BC, EMT

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"The yellow brick road to your first days as a new-to-practice nurse! A must-read, will make you laugh, cry, and learn with certainty there is no place like home (for quality sleep!)" Michelle Lasota, BSN, RN, CHPN

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"A definite win for new nursing grads full of inside information, guidance, and reassurance coming from the best source there is: an experienced nurse!" Ashley Kendra, FNP-C

Brand New Nurse is the perfect gift for the new nurse in your life, even if that new nurse is You!

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