Becoming a Nurse
Sonny Kleinfield (Author)
DescriptionA revealing guide to a nursing career written by esteemed reporter Sonny Kleinfield and based on the real-life experiences of the celebrated emergency room nurses of New York's Lenox Hill Hospital--required reading for anyone considering a path to this profession. Becoming a Nurse takes you behind the scenes to find out what it's really like, and what it really takes, to become a nurse. Acclaimed former New York Times reporter Sonny Kleinfield shadows veteran nurse Hadassah Lampert of Lenox Hill Hospital in New York to show how this in-demand job becomes a reality. Known for her mastery of technical skills and her heartfelt compassion for her patients, Lampert embodies the best of nursing. Go inside a hectic ER as veteran nurses work around the clock to treat incoming patients in a dazzling display of focus, skill, and bravery. Learn about their paths to the top of their field, from nursing school and clinical rotations to on-the-job realities like dealing with trauma and death. Gain insight about how this high-stakes job is actually practiced at the highest levels. As a nurse, expect the unexpected.
Simon & Schuster
August 18, 2020
5.0 X 7.1 X 0.9 inches | 0.45 pounds
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About the Author
Sonny Kleinfield is a former New York Times staff reporter and author of eight nonfiction books. He has written for Harper's Magazine, The Atlantic, Esquire, Rolling Stone, and The New York Times.