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‘A Foreign Nurse’s Guide To America’ Helps Nurses Looking To Relocate

SUGAR LAND, Texas (PRWEB) May 15, 2013

Author Shirley Lorraine Franks helps nurses everywhere decide whether or not to relocate as she recalls how she left the Virgin Islands to become a nurse in America in her debut nonfiction “A Foreign Nurse's Guide to America” (published by iUniverse).

A unique combination of autobiography and guidebook, “A Foreign Nurse’s Guide to America” recounts Franks’ upbringing in the Virgin Islands, her education and work as a nurse there and her decision to relocate to the United States.

As she recalls the challenges she overcame to accomplish her goals, Franks shares a wealth of tips and information with readers. “Regardless of whether you are an aspiring medical professional or have been in the field for years, you’ll learn how to succeed as a nurse wherever you go,” she writes.

“A Foreign Nurse's Guide to America” helps readers to:

  •     Decide whether or not to move.
  •     Avoid distractions and procrastination.
  •     Navigate licensure requirements.
  •     Get the best training available.
  •     Find employment in another country.

Franks discusses how to be a successful nurse in any setting. This helpful guide addresses the many misconceptions and misunderstandings surrounding a potential relocation and arms readers with the necessary tools for making a smooth transition.

A Foreign Nurse's Guide to America
By Shirley Lorraine Franks
Hardcover | 6 x 9 in | 80 pages | ISBN 9781469738192
Softcover | 6 x 9 in | 80 pages | ISBN 9781469738178
E-Book | 80 pages | ISBN 9781469738185
Available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble

About the Author
Shirley Lorraine Franks graduated from the University of the Virgin Islands and was a resident of St. Thomas, where she worked as a registered nurse. In addition to being a nurse, she has been an entrepreneur and a student of the late Jim Rohn. She lives in Texas. This is her first published book.

iUniverse, an Author Solutions, Inc. self-publishing imprint, is the leading book marketing, editorial services, and supported self-publishing provider. iUniverse has a strategic alliance with Indigo Books & Music, Inc. in Canada, and titles accepted into the iUniverse Rising Star program are featured in a special collection on iUniverse recognizes excellence in book publishing through the Star, Reader’s Choice, Rising Star and Editor’s Choice designations – self-publishing’s only such awards program. Headquartered in Bloomington, Ind., iUniverse also operates offices in Indianapolis. For more information or to publish a book, please visit or call 1-800-AUTHORS. For the latest, follow @iuniversebooks on Twitter.

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