“To be honest, I was ready to quit nursing. But gave this book a shot as a last resort and I’m so glad I did. Emma’s message made me believe in myself again and I’m excited about the potential of where nursing can take me.”— Sarah, Graduate Nurse
I genuinely want to see you succeed and that is why I created the New Nurse Survival Kit. I want to give you the tools and advice I wish I’d had access to when I started my career so you can start enjoying the job you’ve studied so hard for.— Emma Smith, Registered Nurse, Co-founder of The Other Shift (and your biggest fan!)
You’ll also find information in this guide about;
- Making a good first impression
- Common nursing abbreviations and documentation reminders
- Roster scheduling tips
- How to read your payslip properly
- Avoid getting sick and run down
What others have said;
“AMAZING EBOOK! What a fantastic resource for new nurses!”Maggie B
Emergency Nurse/Hospital Bed Manager
“The real life, honest tips given throughout this book are incredible. I finally feel like I’m not alone in this journey to become the best nurse I can.”Josh R
Oncology Graduate Nurse
“This is more than just basic nursing tips on how to document and call the doctor. The planner, password manager and CPD logbook were really thoughtful and helpful in staying organized.”Elle Y
“Many thanks Em and the Survival kit is great. I am a Nurse Educator and was looking for something more/ different for one of my new grads when I came across your work. I think this might really help him and I plan on printing it for him when I meet with him on Thursday.
Thanks for your ideas and great work – you are the best!Andy
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What if I am already a few months into my graduate year?
There is still so much to learn! You may already find 1-2 pages out of the entire 51 page document with information you already know, but the remaining pages will still be of huge benefit.
2. Will this survival kit help build confidence and make me love my job more than I currently do?
While nothing is a guarantee in this world, we give you the building blocks to boost your confidence in a simple, easy to understand way.
At the end of the day, this does require work and dedication on your end to really make this work. But with the help of this kit we are excited to see the heights you can reach.
3. What if I haven’t started my graduate year and I’m still in nursing school? Is this kit relevant?
Yes. Throughout nursing school you will participate in a wide variety of student placements to gain experience. This booklet will help you prepare for not only these situations but also help with life inside the classroom and beyond life as a student when you do finally graduate.
4. Will I need to purchase anything else after receiving this Survival Kit?
Nope! $19.99 and it’s all yours!
5. Can I find this information free online?
No. Throughout this survive kit I give personal stories and recount events which made significant impact on my nursing career and me personally. I don’t share this information anywhere else.
While some of the information can be found online such as common nursing abbreviations, you will waste an enormous amount of time looking over endless internet searches trying to find other advice which is honest, genuine and speaks to you.
I want you to succeed and have written this kit with the best intentions to make that happen.
6. Is there a time limit to completing and downloading the survival kit? How long do I have access?
Lifetime access my friend. If you are in the middle of a bunch of night shifts – it will still be there just waiting for you 🙂 This kit is a go-at-your-own-pace kind of thing!
6. What format is the Survival Kit delivered in?
PDF. You’ll be free to download and print it whenever you like.
7. Do we offer refunds?
Unfortunately not. Due to the nature of the products being instant downloadable PDF files, all sales are final. This means that no refunds or returns can be made at this time.
8. Can I save this as a bookmark/icon on my home screen?
Yes! Once purchased, click on the blue download button then add to you phones homescreen.