Nursing study and placement learning skills by Sue Hart

Nursing study and placement learning skills

EditorSue Hart, Karen Holland

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The journey to becoming a registered health professional requires student nurses to take on a challenging combination of academic and placement based learning. Nursing Study and Placement Learning Skills has been developed specifically to provide students with a single text covering adviceand skills for all aspects of the pre-registration nursing course from academic study and clinical placement, to professional and personal success. Nursing Study and Placement Learning Skills follows the student journey from day one, providing first year students with reliable, easy-to-read, practical advice to help them find their feet. Throughout the book clear links are made between 'study' and 'placement' skills, demonstrating how these twoaspects of the curriculum are interrelated. In addition to insights from mentors and lecturers, the book uniquely offers advice from real nursing students, allowing readers the benefit of their experience. With this single, student-friendly volume the authors have provided a one-stop-shop of invaluable advice to help student nurses to succeed in all areas of the pre-registration course and develop their nursing practice. Online Resource CentreThe Online Resource Centre to accompany Nursing Study and Placement Learning Skills features: For students: * Links to key sources of further information and guidelines, helping students to save time.* An interactive glossary to help students learn important nursing terms.* Study tips and practical checklists to download for placement.* Updates on the review of pre-registration nursing education.For lecturers:* Figures from the book to use in teaching.

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Sue Hart is a freelance educator. She has many years experience teaching first year students and until 2008 was Director of Studies for the Common Foundation Programme at the University of Surrey. Series Editor Karen Holland is Associate Professor of Nursing at Salford University, editor of the journal Nurse Education in Practice and ...
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Title:Nursing study and placement learning skillsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:336 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.6 inPublished:March 14, 2010Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199563128

ISBN - 13:9780199563128

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Table of Contents

Part One: Getting On!1. So you want to be a nurse2. Welcome to the course3. Settling in4. Getting organized and managing timePart Two: Getting Through!5. Learning in a University6. Study skills guide to successful assessments7. Student nurse placements: the big picture8. Preparing you for clinical practice9. How you will learn in practice10. First steps into practice as a student nurse11. More about the four fields of nursing12. Reflective practice13. Assessment of clinical practice14. The profession of nursing15. Developing your professional nursing skillsPart Three: Thriving and Surviving16. Challenges you may face17. Moving on

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"It tackles a wide range of topics with a lot of useful hints and tips." --Moya Paton, Lecturer in Adult Nursing, University of the West of Scotland.