Job-Related Resources

Books

Interviewing
This revised and expanded guide to the art and science of interviewing will lead you step-by-step through every phase of an interview, from preparation to follow-up.

Job Search and Career Checklists: Proven Time-Saving Checklists to Organize and Plan Your Career Search
Readers will find this book a great tool for assessing needs, gaining confidence in all job-hunting tasks that need to be accomplished, initiating job search, improving their current jobs and exploring career options.

Managing Your Practice: A Guide for Advanced Practice Nurses
This concise reference book is packed with practical information, from writing your mission statement to preparing and implementing a business plan, to marketing and legal considerations.

Journal Article

Activities Performed by Acute and Critical Care Advanced Practice Nurses: American Association of Critical Care Nurses Study of Practice

Website Resources

Create Killer Resumes and Cover Letters
An AWHONN resource for writing cover letters and resumes.

Running Effective Meetings
There are good meetings and there are bad meetings. Bad meetings drone on forever, you never seem to get to the point, and you leave wondering why you were even present.

Effective ones leave you energized and feeling that you've really accomplished something. So what makes a meeting effective? This document provides the reader with some tips to run an effective meeting a free meeting agenda template to download is offered by Mind Tools LTD.

AACN Certification Corporation Certifications for Clinical Nurse Specialists

CCNS (Adult, Pediatrics, and Neonatal)
Current acute and critical CNS credential offered by AACN Certification Corporation

ACCNS-AG, ACCNS-P, ACCNS-N (Wellness through Acute Care)
New consensus model-based clinical nurse specialist credential for Adult-Gerontology, Pediatrics, and Neonatal certification offered by AACN Certification Corporation starting in 2013.
 

 

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