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Book details
  • Genre:SELF-HELP
  • SubGenre:Personal Growth / Success
  • Language:English
  • Pages:130
  • Format:Paperback
  • eBook ISBN:9781543940718
  • Paperback ISBN:9781543940701

The Modern RN's (r)Evolution

How to Thrive and Succeed Through Empowerment

by Cristina Carballo-Perelman M.D. View author's profile page

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Overview
The Modern RN's (r)Evolution is a book written for nurses to help them become empowered in their profession. Eleven attributes specifically geared for nurses are described with worksheets to assist develop these attributes personally. The corporate infrastructure is also examined in the context of the nursing profession, with the goal of identifying the factors within these entities that are necessary to support nurses in their empowerment journey and acquisition.
Description
The Modern RN's (r)Evolution is a book for nurses who want to advance in their careers through empowerment and make a positive impact on healthcare along the way. The author explores with the reader, in the first part of the book, the eleven attributes needed to enable this empowerment. These attributes are specifically geared toward the nursing profession. Worksheets are included at the end of each chapter, each covering one attribute, to further assist in the process. The second part of the book delves into corporate healthcare and the roles nurses play within these corporations, that can either hinder or energize the empowerment process. Knowing who you work for, their mission and infrastructure can better determine your success in becoming an empowered nurse as well as the support you will receive once you achieve this. The book, though specifically written for nurses, can certainly be useful to all in healthcare, whether they are healthcare providers or part of the corporate infrastructure.
About the author
Cristina Carballo-Perelman, M.D., has been a neonatologist for 30+ years. She has seen how society devalues women, both at home and in the workplace by continually placing more value of women's beauty over brains. She and her coworkers have experienced this inequality and unfair treatment of women in the professional setting over the years.   Dr. Carballo-Perelman's passion and motivation to write her female empowering books derives from wanting to help women who have experienced similar situations. She provides hope that if they search for companies with ethics and integrity, they will indeed be re-hired.   Her aim is to empower women, not make them into "little men." By doing so, she hopes to accelerate the overall equality of the sexes in all areas of life!   Her other passions include employee rights and corporate social responsibility. She has first-hand experience concerning these topics as she was fired for " challenging the status-quo" at work. She realized to late the cost of working for a corporation without a "soul". These experiences have allowed her to help others navigate the workforce and become empowered as employees with rights.   Finally, as a physician, she has dealt with many issues concerning death, including the right to assist death "with dignity". Her "intimate interview" with Death itself, puts a unique spin to the topic.   There has been much accolades concerning all her books and the help they bring to those who read them.   Her hope is to continue to help others live empowered, joyful lives and enjoy this journey called life! She lives in Scottsdale with her husband, also a physician. Their daughter is a Pediatric Hematology/Oncology nurse.


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