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Resume's for Nursing Students

Transcript: Resume, Cover Letter, and Interviewing Overview Interviewing Where To Start! Study Abroad Certifications Volunteer Experience The "Magic Seven" This section is literally sucking up to the employer Example: Thank you for reading my cover letter. I appreciate this opportunity. I look forward to meeting with you. You can contact me by phone or through email by or xxx-xxx-xxxx. Examples of positive characteristics (hard-working, persistent, multitasking) Three things you want in a job that you will find working for the company Examples of flexibility to adjust to new places Your honest motivation Choose the work experience that is most important and relevant to your major! If your major is Respiratory Therapy and you worked as a busboy---leave it out!! (Unless someone you worked with went into respiratory arrest and you helped them!) Questions Thank you! Is relocation a possibility? Is overtime expected? Are there any other questions I can answer from you? What are the biggest challenges the person in this position will face? What is the company’s management style? What is your time line for getting back to candidates about the next steps? Developing an understanding of the McGladrey audit approach and tools Assessing risks and evaluating the client's internal control structure Performing substantive tests and tests of internal controls to identify and resolve accounting or reporting issues Drafting financial statements under prescribed formats *You will use the ed version of these words in your Resume! Statement at the beginning of a resume Short, sweet, and to the point Why are you giving them your resume? Example: To obtain employment as a Registered Nurse at Johns Hopkins Hospital Spicing up a normal sentence Normal Sentence: Waited on multiple tables while serving food and drink Spicy Sentence: Managed a collection of 10-15 tables during single shift while exceeding customer expectations 1) “It” Knowledge 2) Excellent verbal and written communication (coached, motivated, inspired, presented) 3) Team players and an Independent worker (collaborated, coordinated, contributed, supported) 4) Leadership Potential (lead, supervised, mentored) 5) Good Interpersonal Skills (respected, accommodated) 6) Adaptable and Flexible (responded, adapted to) 7) Problem Solving (researched, investigated, observed, evaluated) Start with four (4) main sections: Name and contact info Education section Professional/Work experience Activities/Affiliations/Awards/Skills Place ALL dates on the right side of paper Ignore the chronological rule--if something is going to benefit you, why hide it at the bottom? Other than your name, everything else should be the same size font (10-12 point) Utilize bold and italics, but do not go crazy with it! Choose a font that is easy to read Set margins to .5 all the way around When an employer is reading your cover letter, they are always asking themselves these three questions: 1. Do they have what I need? 2. Why are they writing to us? 3. Can they communicate through writing? What is an Objective Why Do You Need To Write A Cover Letter? At the end of an interview, an employer will ALWAYS ask: Do you have any questions? If you say no, you have just thrown yourself in front of a bus!!! Before an interview, gather AT LEAST 10 questions that you legitimately have about the company DO NOT ask about pay rate, vacation time, hours DO NOT ask what the company actually does…. Why Is A Resume Important? How to start a cover letter Three Questions Employers Ask Paragraph 4: brown nosing Work Experience Name should be in all caps and 14 point font—Most important part of a resume! Contact info should consist of: Address, phone number, email address *If you have a LinkedIn account, put that with your contact info!!!! There are 4 parts of a cover letter: 1. Here is what your company needs and this is what I have to contribute 2. This is my related professional experience 3. This is my other professional experience 4. Brown nosing!! Student in nursing clinicals Fall 2013-Spring 2015 List what type of setting (hospitals, schools, clinicals, etc.) 5-6 bullets explaining what you experienced in these setting. make sure to use ed verbs Next bigger placements (internships) Position Title: Placement (hospital name), location 3-5 bullets ***1 Page Other Sections You could have Take 2 of the 4 from last slide and tell a short story! Situation: Where? When? Specific Event or Situation. Not a general description of what you have done in the past. Can be a from a previous job, volunteer experience, or any relevant event. Tasks: Describe the challenges and Expectations. What needed to be done or accomplished? why? Action: What did you do? How? Describe what you did! What tools did you use? Result: what did you accomplish? what did you learn? Quantify when Possible. Any question they ask you, relate it back to the company! Examples of questions: What do you consider to be your greatest strengths and weaknesses?

Nursing Students

Transcript: A.Lee-Personal communication, June 9, 2014. American Association of Colleges of Nursing. (n.d.) Retrieved from Brady, M. S., & Sherrod, D. R. (2003). Retaining Men in Nursing Programs Designed for Women. Journal Of Nursing Education, 42(4), 159-62. Fontaine, K. Effects of a Retention Intervention Program for Associate Degree Nursing Students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 35, 1-7. J. Starks- Personal email, June 9. 2014. National Student Nursing Association. (n.d.). Retrieved, from Nurse. (n.d.). Retrieved June 9, 2014, from Patrena-Personal email, June 9, 2014. Shipton, S. P. (2002). The ProcesShipton, S. P. (2002). The Process of Seeking Stress-Care: Coping as Experienced by Senior Baccalaureate Nursing Students in Response to Appraised Clinical Stress. Journal Of Nursing Education, 41(6), 243-56. T. Rhoades- Personal email, June 9, 2014 What Nurses Don't Say. (2013, August 14). Retrieved, from "New data from the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) show that graduates of entry-level baccalaureate (BSN) and master’s nursing programs are much more likely to have job offers at the time of graduation or soon after than are graduates from other fields. A national survey of deans and directors from U.S. nursing schools found that 59% of new BSN graduates had job offers at the time of graduation, which is substantially higher than the national average across all professions (29.3%). At four to six months after graduation, the survey found that 89% of new BSN graduates had secured employment in nursing." The American Association of Colleges of Nursing Retention Efforts Hopkinsville Community College Nursing program student interview (Retrieved June 6, 2014 Retrieved June 10, 2014 The Journey of the Nursing Student Presented by: April Stern and Jessica Winfrey "A person who cares for the sick or infirm; specifically: a licensed health-care professional who practices independently or is supervised by a physician, surgeon, or dentist and who is skilled in promoting and maintaining health" References Student Interview Recap What is a Nurse? "It has been difficult for me to remove myself from my normal routine at home as a wife and mother. In trying to still be everything to everyone else, I scheduled my needs last and found myself starting study sessions after the children were put to bed. By then, I was exhausted and could only keep my eyes open for a short time trying to study or complete assignments. This reduced a lot of my retention of the material and made me ill prepared for some of my exams. There are a lot of students in the program who have families and also find it hard to “ignore” them when it comes to study time. We have to be ok with the fact that the house isn’t perfectly clean, it’s ok if the kids don’t always have a home cooked meal that we slaved over and that our husbands are fully capable of handling things without us. I hope that eventually my children will see that mommy sacrificed a lot to be able to provide a better life for them. They are my focus and the reason why I have pushed myself so hard and I hope that I am an inspiration to them and that I am doing something that makes them proud of me" (Rhoades, T. Interview, June 9, 2014). Recruitment- As stated by the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) "Efforts to increase and maintain baccalaureate-prepared minority nurses to begin to reflect the diverse population needing culturally responsive, high quality care is a continuing goal of nursing education and practice." Ms. Patrina- Arkansas State University Ms. Starks- Murray State University Kentucky Association of Nursing Students Retrieved on June 9, 2014 "What Nurses Don't Say" Where are the male nursing students? National Student Nurses Association Fontaine, K. (2014). Effects of a Retention Intervention Program for Associate Degree Nursing Students. Nursing Education Perspectives, 35(2), 94-99. doi:10.5480/12-815.1 "With a membership of 60,000 nationwide, the National Student Nurses' Association mentors the professional development of future registered nurses and facilitates their entrance into the profession by providing educational resources, leadership opportunities, and career guidance." (Retrieved June 9, 2014, from

Caring for Nursing Students

Transcript: My Class- NURS 335 My Theories My Story Theories of NURS 801 She accepted my test from my hand but looked a little puzzled, overwhelmed with everyone crowding around her ready to leave. “Thank you,” she said to me. I smiled with relief as I left. She did not realize that out of the 16 registered students for the class, I only went to the class three times- the first day, at mid-terms, and at the final. -Student centered based on current environment, past experiences, and prior knowledge -Collaborative problem solving -Assisting and facilitating students in learning -Phenomenology Constructivist Learning Environment Caring for Nursing Students Redesign of NURS 335 Learning occurs by starting with the lower-order skills of memorization and then is built on higher-order skills Memorize, Understand, Apply, Analyze, Evaluate, Create -mutual reciprocity of ideas and exchange between faculty and students -denounces the hierarchical relationship between students and faculty -supports active engagement among students Bloom’s Taxonomy Current online platforms are not conducive to a constructivist classroom. We must know students for a caring pedagogy. The course objectives would be better organized by the AACN essentials and assignments would be better created by Bloom's Taxonomy. Online discussions must be discussions NURS 335 is an online course through a private university in Indiana that covers nursing as a professional practice. NURS 335 examines nursing as a profession and studies the evolution of the profession. Major topics include legal/ethical issues, cultural competency, social justice, inter-professional collaboration, and expanded roles of nurses, nursing theory, and basic research skills. Caring Theory

PowerPoint Game Templates

Transcript: Example of a Jeopardy Template By: Laken Feeser and Rachel Chapman When creating without a template... Example of a Deal or No Deal Template PowerPoint Game Templates There are free templates for games such as jeopardy, wheel of fortune, and cash cab that can be downloaded online. However, some templates may cost more money depending on the complexity of the game. Classroom Games that Make Test Review and Memorization Fun! (n.d.). Retrieved February 17, 2017, from Fisher, S. (n.d.). Customize a PowerPoint Game for Your Class with These Free Templates. Retrieved February 17, 2017, from 1. Users will begin with a lot of slides all with the same basic graphic design. 2. The, decide and create a series of questions that are to be asked during the game. 3. By hyper linking certain answers to different slides, the game jumps from slide to slide while playing the game. 4. This kind of setup is normally seen as a simple quiz show game. Example of a Wheel of Fortune Template Games can be made in order to make a fun and easy way to learn. Popular game templates include: Family Feud Millionaire Jeopardy and other quiz shows. Quick video on template "Millionaire" PowerPoint Games Some games are easier to make compared to others If users are unsure whether or not downloading certain templates is safe, you can actually make your own game by just simply using PowerPoint. add logo here References Example of a Family Feud Template PowerPoint Games are a great way to introduce new concepts and ideas You can create a fun, competitive atmosphere with the use of different templates You can change and rearrange information to correlate with the topic or idea being discussed. Great with students, workers, family, etc. For example: With games like Jeopardy and Family Feud, players can pick practically any answers. The person who is running the game will have to have all of the answers in order to determine if players are correct or not. However, with a game like Who Wants to be a Millionaire, the players only have a choice between answers, A, B, C, or D. Therefore, when the player decides their answer, the person running the game clicks it, and the game will tell them whether they are right or wrong.

Nursing Students helping Nursing Students

Transcript: How it Made a Difference Our motivation for the conduction of the lab was our future interest in the education domain of nursing. We both share the goal of furthering our education with the obtainment of a master’s degree. Our ultimate goal, after time in the field, is to one day teach future nursing students. We think that fourth-year nursing leadership is important in providing positive mentorship to beginning students. The interaction allows for senior students to provide encouragement, determination and confidence to in completing and progressing through their program. Fourth-year nursing students are able to provide a unique insight and understanding into the needs of future nursing students. There is a strong empathy that can be shared between the two groups of students. It reinforces to first, second and third year students that there is light at the end of the tunnel! Nursing Students Helping Nursing Students Description Our flex activity was the facilitation of a first year nursing student lab. The lab activity was based on the concept of elimination. We assisted the students in identifying key items used in assisting clients in the clinical setting with elimination and the critical thinking involved in assessing the elimination pattern of a client. Our facilitation of the lab allowed us to be positive mentors to students progressing through the four-year nursing course. We were able to address fears about future practice in the hospital setting and the student’s upcoming entry into clinical practice. We were also able to connect current theoretical teaching to actual application in the clinical setting. The students were able to witness students at the end of their program completion and the confidence and independence that can be built through the progression of the program. Our involvement in the lab confirmed our future interest in the education domain of nursing. It reinforced the importance of positive mentorship to be present in all levels of nursing practice. We were also able to reflect and evaluate the significant learning curves we have overcome and achieved as we enter into independent practice. We were able to remember and understand the fears and difficulties we faced when we first entered the program. Identifying and remembering these fears allowed us to be understanding and compassionate to those just beginning their nursing journey. Flex Activity By: J. L and S. D Motivation Recommendations Personal Significance

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