Book Suggestions

Doing some extra reading can help you determine whether nursing is right for you. Below are some book suggestions that give you an insiders' perspective on nursing and the health care profession.

  • The Spirit Catches You and You Fall Down: A Hmong Child, Her American Doctors, and the Collision of Two Cultures
    Anne Fadiman
     
  • Baby Catcher
    Peggy Vincent
     
  • Opportunities to Care: The Pfizer Guide to Careers in Nursing
    Pfizer
     
  • The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
    Rebecca Skloot
     
  • Call the Midwife: A Memoir of Birth, Joy, and Hard Times
    Jennifer Worth
     

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