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How to Succeed on Nursing Placements
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How to Succeed on Nursing Placements

First edition


February 2020 | 208 pages | Learning Matters

Feel confident and fully prepared on your nursing placements with this invaluable guide to one of the most important aspects of your nursing course. Covering the what, why and how in easily accessible language, this book explores the common challenges faced by nursing students on placement and gives you practical advice on how to overcome them. Written by a team of experienced lecturers and nurses, the book covers everything from developing resilience to reflecting on your experience and preparing for employment, enabling you to make the most of your time on placement.

Key features

·         Fully mapped to the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses (2018)

·         Case studies, activities and other learning features help you translate the theory to practice

·         A practical guide to help you gain the most from your placement

 
Chapter 1: What is practice?
 
Chapter 2: Preparing for your placement
 
Chapter 3: Developing resilience - Martyn Keen
 
Chapter 4: Who can support you on placement? - Karen Chandler
 
Chapter 5: How to get the most out of your placement
 
Chapter 6: The assessment process
 
Chapter 7: Planning your elective - Michelle McBride
 
Chapter 8: Succeeding in practice when you have additional needs - Robert Stanley
 
Chapter 9: Raising concerns in practice
 
Chapter 10: Reflecting in and on practice - Kath Sharples & Sonia Levett
 
Chapter 11: Preparing for employment - June Dundas

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Karen Elcock

Karen Elcock is Head of Programmes, Pre-registration Nursing at Kingston University and St George’s University London, one of the early implementers of the new degree programme for nursing. She has taught on and led pre-registration nursing programmes for over 20 years and has a particular interest in how student nurses learn in practice settings which makes up 50% of pre-registration nursing programmes. More About Author

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