Nurses Chart a New Course: Navigating the Way to Life Care Planning
Are you a bedside nurse who’s ready to chart a new course in your career? Tired of the physical demands and political struggles that come with the job, with little to no appreciation in return? Are you tired of the hospital politics? Are you disenchanted with the establishment? Do you feel your education is no longer serving your career? Is your body physically worn out, yet you are still years from retirement? Have you ever wondered if there is something else out there? If you have asked yourself some of these same questions or have felt the same way it’s time to set sail towards a new horizon as a nurse life care planner. Never heard of life care planning? That’s okay. We didn’t know what it was either! In this book you will meet some incredible nurses who asked some of the same questions and have taken advantage of the numerous opportunities for growth the field of nursing offers. These nurses have jumped into the evolving and dynamic field of life care planning and have reinvented themselves as nurse life care planners. We’ll guide you through the ins and outs of the various paths to life care planning and show you how to use your nursing knowledge and skills to help clients and their families navigate the complex world of medical care. You’ll learn how to assess and document the long-term care needs of clients, develop comprehensive care plans, and communicate effectively with attorneys, insurance companies, and other stakeholders. Just like sailing requires careful navigation and planning, nurse life care planning requires attention to detail and a willingness to adapt to changing circumstances. With our expert guidance and practical tips, you’ll be able to steer your career in a new and rewarding direction. So set your course, hoist your sails, and join us on this exciting journey!