NYSA – School of Nursing
The New York State Nurses Association have listed licensed Nursing Schools for the convenience of students interested in a Career in the Nursing professions. Also included is a valuable FAQ for Nurses interested in continuing their education as well as technical questions.
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A Nursing education comes in two parts: in the school and at work. Learning day by day is a challenge that most professions face, and nursing requires a large amount of on the job training to get used the the pacing and environment. For new nurses, it may take up to two years before a Nurse is comfortable with procedures and the general culture. If you’ve passed your NCLEX and are currently working as a new nurse, check out the article written by Donna Cardillo, RN and MA at Nurses.com. Written by a nurse with more than 30 years of experience, Donna is writing to new nurses and letting them know what type of issues will come up, along with how to deal with them. While there are many great tips in the article, nurses should make sure to focus on the positives, making sure you are patient with yourself, continuing to learn and to manage your stress.
The Brentwood library has over 200 books on nursing available. One book that continues the advice that Donna gives is the Everything New Nurse Book: gain confidence, manage your schedule, and deal with the unexpected. (Link to Catalog). It helps prospective and new nurses a guide to becoming a nurse or adjusting to the new career. Come to the library and pick up a copy today.
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Learning Express, the library database dedicated to computer instruction and practice exams have added new exams for you to use. The new materials available are:
- Registered Medical Assistant Practice Exam, with an interactive 200 question exam for anyone looking to take the Registered Medical Assistant Certification Exam
- Test of English for International Communication, used by “more than 9000 companies, government agencies, and english language learning programs in more than 90 countries”. Learning Express offers 2 interactive practice tests, with 219 questions styled to the form, content, and timing of the TOEIC.
- The PRAXIS II: ParaPro Test Prep
- Write your way into College: College Admissions Essay
- Geometry Success in 20 Minutes a Day, 3e
This is on top of the Career Exams and test guides already available and free to use on the Learning Express Database. With Video Software tutorials to help you learn Excel and Powerpoint, Civil Service Exams, Citizenship Study resources, Skill Building improvement and Spanish-Language Resources, Learning Express is a complete and highly useful database for job-seekers and beginning computer users.
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