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September 1, 1945

Personnel Work in Schools of Nursing

JAMA. 1945;129(1):97. doi:10.1001/jama.1945.02860350099038

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This has been prepared as a guide for the development of student personnel programs in schools of nursing education. Its primary purpose, therefore, is to instil in the prospective counselor, the teacher, the supervisor and other members of the administrative nursing staff a greater knowledge and understanding of the problems, technics and methods involved in the guidance and counseling of students in training. The book is divided into four parts, including a brief introductory review of the structural, physiologic and psychologic bases of human behavior, learning and adjustment. The remaining sections are devoted to the counseling program itself, which the author has handled with expert knowledge. Part II describes the essential qualifications of counselors, individual technics and many of the nursing problems that are commonly encountered in educational, personal and vocational counseling. In part III the reader becomes familiar with the various methods employed in the selection of students as well

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