You’ve seen her picture. You’ve read her column. Now read her book. Your First Year as a Nurse provides practical, real-world solutions to the profession’s most common and difficult issues. Inside, new grads will find out what they really need to know, whom they need to know, how to avoid missteps, and where to go for help when they need it. Gritty, witty, and full of invaluable tips and advice from first-year nurses, this book is a personal coach for their new career. Ensure a healthy first year by: Acquiring the job that’s perfect for you; creating your own patient-centered style of nursing; developing positive relationships with physicians, patients, and other nurses; staying positive, dealing with conflict and adversity, and avoiding burnout; networking; enhancing your education and career; and becoming a leader. But readers who aren’t beginners will also find the book beneficial: Information about business cards, professional associations, managing difficult situations, avoiding burnout, and getting along with coworkers can benefit even the most seasoned professional.