Author: Kim R. Edwards

Category: General Nonfiction

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Deal starts: December 03, 2020

Deal ends: December 09, 2020

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So you chose to become a nurse. Why?Most people answer that question with a cliché: “I want to help people.” Maybe that’s the same answer you just gave. That’s not the wrong answer, yet it’s also not the whole picture. Though good intentions are commendable, grand hopes of changing the world are far removed from the daily reality of nursing. And what it means to change the world is a lot less glamorous than you might like to think.Kim R. Edwards has spent forty years of her life as a nurse. She was a nurse’s aide for four years, a student nurse for two years, and on staff at Tallahassee Memorial HealthCare for 34 years. Her long-term experience as a nurse has inspired her to share her personal ups and downs in hopes that they will encourage, validate, and teach you throughout your own journey as a nurse.This book of heartfelt stories from the countless hours Kim has spent at her patients’ bedside will teach you:How to cope with the challenges you will face when working with seasoned nursesHow to be a valuable team playerThat you are human—and that’s okayHow to learn from your mistakes and cope with heartbreakIf you’re nervous, excited, and a little terrified to begin your nursing career, read Behind My Stethoscope to laugh, cry, and learn invaluable lessons straight from the heart of a nurse with over four decades of experience walking that path ahead of you.This life you’ve chosen will be worth it.