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Leave No Nurse Behind: Nurses Working with disAbilities Paperback – May 26, 2006
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I will be buying this book for all of my favorite nurses. I read and enjoyed Echo Herons book titled Tending Lives, however Leave No Nurse Behind topped it. Donna Maheady should be on the New York Times Bestseller with this one.
I discovered Donna Maheady, ARNP, EdD, through her website Exceptionalnurse.com while working on my Capstone Project during the completion of my Bachelor of Science Degree (BSN) from California Baptist University in California. The website listed this book, "Leave No Nurse Behind: Nurses Working with disAbilities" as one of many to read.
I have shared her book with faculty and my cohorts telling them that it is a book that they should read to bring new insight to their nursing careers. It is a very fast and easy read leaving you wanting more. The personal stories depicted, I can relate with, and admire the tenacity that each one has had to have, to endure a culture of administrators and nurse managers looking at the disability and not the knowledge to tap into. This book would be instrumental in the curriculum of the nursing programs in education. Thank you Donna Maheady for putting these eleven real-life experiences together in this book.
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this is not the book I got, I got one with a different cover, different edition.Published 20 months ago by patricia roth
I became a disabled nurse in 2004. This book came out in 2006, but I did not find it and read it until a few years later. Over the years I lost my confidence and self esteem. Read morePublished 21 months ago by Danielle
Diversity of ALL kinds is what the business world welcomes with open arms in their employees.....Donna has opened up the floor for discussion and insight as to how this same... Read morePublished on October 19, 2013 by Carmen Kosicek, AP-RN, MSN
This book reveals some of the challenges that "disabled" nurses have experienced & inspiring nurses who have successfully overcome their challenges.Published on April 14, 2013 by BKC
Dr. Maheady's creativity and sensitive approach gives a gold standard to the issue of top nurses in their fields who just happen to have a limitation. Read morePublished on June 7, 2011 by Gail Hallas
Donna Maheady brings the issue of disabled nurses to the forefront in Leave No Nurse Behind: Nurses Working with disAbilities. This is an issue that seldom receives any attention. Read morePublished on April 24, 2009 by A. Delis
Well written, factual, "true" stories of how to deal with, and overcome disability obstacles in nursing. Read morePublished on December 31, 2008 by kacey