Learning Skills for Nursing Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Nicola Davis,Alison C Clark,Martina O'Brien,Karen Sumpton,Caroline Plaice,Suzanne Waugh

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457649

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 9864

This book helps students master the key learning skills they need to become successful learners throughout their degree and beyond. It clearly explains the core skills they will need right from the start of the course, such as writing and numeracy skills and how to organise studies. It also introduces more advanced skills that students will need as the course progresses, such as research and evidence based practice. It shows how to use these important skills to succeed both at university and as a registered nurse.

Bailliere's Study Skills for Nurses and Midwives E-Book

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049360

Category: Medical

Page: 364

View: 7818

Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: • get the most from reading and lectures • access libraries • use the Internet and databases • develop IT skills • learn through reflection • develop a portfolio • prepare assignments • get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on ‘Getting ready to study’

Successful Practice Learning for Nursing Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Kath Sharples

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857253166

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 6931

Pre-registration student nurses spend 50% of their training in practice which provides a wealth of opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills. However, many new students find themselves in a clinical environment which is foreign and confusing. The new edition of this popular book (formerly Learning to Learn in Nursing Practice) helps nursing students prepare for their practice learning experiences, and get the most out of them in order to achieve the required standards. This book is, first and foremost, a practical guide for students on developing learning skills during their practice experiences.

Study Skills For Nursing And Midwifery Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Scullion, Philip,Guest, David

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 033522220X

Category: Social Science

Page: 192

View: 8970

This book is an essential course companion for nursing and midwifery students at dgree and diploma level, as well as those returning to study.

Study Skills for Nurses

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead (Ph. D.),Elizabeth Mason-Whitehead,Tom Mason

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1412934168

Category: Medical

Page: 226

View: 6870

This thoroughly revised Second Edition of Study Skills for Nurses will show you how to develop the skills and techniques you need for stress-free studying throughout your nursing training. Written in a lively and down-to-earth style it will help you face everyday challenges with confidence.

Succeeding in Essays, Exams and OSCEs for Nursing Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Kay Hutchfield,Mooi Standing

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 085725071X

Category: Medical

Page: 120

View: 3163

The word 'assessment' can strike terror into any student. However, providing evidence of knowledge and skills for professional practice is an integral and essential part of university life as a nursing student. This book helps nursing students better understand the processes of assessment so that every student can achieve their potential in their studies. It looks at each of the major forms of assessment including essays, exams, portfolios, presentations, OSCEs and practice assessments. It specifically addresses the needs of nursing students on new degree courses and therefore gives a clear insight on how to succeed as a student nurse.

Succeeding in Research Project Plans and Literature Reviews for Nursing Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Graham R. Williamson,Andrew Whittaker

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857252654

Category: Medical

Page: 192

View: 4228

This book is a practical, user friendly text designed specifically for those undertaking dissertations or research projects in the final year of nursing programmes. Research forms a central part of nursing degrees, and final year dissertations are often based on literature searching and writing research project proposals. This book addresses the need for a clear and practical text to guide students from the initial stage of deciding on a research topic, completing a literature review and designing their research, through to choosing data collection and analysis methods, and finally writing up their project proposal or dissertation.

Clinical Psychomotor Skills

Assessment Tools for Nursing Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Joanne Tollefson

Publisher: Cengage Learning Australia

ISBN: 9781876633721

Category: Clinical competence

Page: 227

View: 8608

Provides the student a structured format to undertake many of the psychomotor skills taught in schools of nursing and is intended to help with the rehearsal of skills, for practice in the laboratory situation and for assessment on clinical practice.

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Pat Maier,Geraldine Price,Michelle Cowen

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 0273749781

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 440

View: 6653

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course.. Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Communication and Interpersonal Skills in Nursing

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Shirley Bach,Alec Grant

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857254510

Category: Medical

Page: 168

View: 6255

The importance of good communication and interpersonal skills has been recognised in the new NMC Standards for pre-registration nursing education (2010). The new edition of this well-received book has been revised to cover the new Standards and is now aimed specifically at first year students. New case studies help students understand how to use skills in practice and the theory of communication has been made easier to understand through scenarios and theory summaries. Key topics covered include: underpinning concepts; building therapeutic relationships; using a variety of communication methods; compassion and dignity; communicating in different environments; and culture and diversity issues.

Caring for Older People in Nursing

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sue Barker

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446296296

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 6841

As medical advances become more sophisticated, average life expectancies continue to grow. This presents significant challenges to the health care system, and caring for older people is now every nurse's concern. This book aims to help nursing students understand how to care for older people in any care setting. It uniquely focuses on person-centred, humanised care in addition to physical care, helping students to examine attitudes towards older people in health care and combat negative stereotypes. The book takes a positive stance on ageing, celebrating the fact that in the Western world we live longer and healthier with a focus on the well-being of the individual. Key features: · Easy-to-read introduction for nursing students, with a chapter on making the most of placements with older people; · Linked to the latest NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters for degree-level education; · Theory is linked to practice through case studies and scenarios, emphasising the lived experiences of the older person; · Plenty of activities help build critical thinking and graduate skills; · Further resources on the book's website to help you in your teaching including additional questions and case studies, website links, and PDFs of useful resources.

Nursing and Mental Health Care

An introduction for all fields of practice

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Steve Trenoweth,Terry Docherty,Joseph Franks,Reuben Pearce

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 1844457850

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 3046

Improving mental health for all is increasingly important in nursing as more people suffer from mental health issues, ranging from stress through to diagnosed illnesses. It is crucial that all nurses, not just mental health nurses, are aware of mental health problems and the impact these have on patients, families and carers. This book gives a clear overview of mental health in nursing, relevant for all fields of practice. It explains the core features of the mental health nursing field, and explores aspects of mental health that every nurse should understand in order to provide holistic care to their patients.

Nursing in Partnership with Patients and Carers

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Audrey Reed

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857253088

Category: Medical

Page: 184

View: 9618

Future healthcare services are changing to give patients more rights over their own healthcare. The NMC requires that nurses work in partnership with those in their care. This book provides a timely guide to enabling patient and carer participation in nursing care. It challenges the reader to see the person in the patient and explores the nature of the nurse-patient relationship. It gives practical advice on how students can promote participation on placements and in practice. The book also offers an insight into the realities of being a carer, and discusses how quality of patient experiences can be assessed.

What is Nursing? Exploring Theory and Practice

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Dawn Ritchie,Carol Hall

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857254464

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 4442

This book helps new nursing students, and those thinking of entering the profession, understand what it is to be a nurse in today's rapidly changing healthcare environments. The new edition includes a new first chapter on becoming a nursing student, with insights from students themselves. The book also explains the process of nursing and systems of care delivery which underpin actual practice. A chapter on international working is included for those working or studying abroad. Finally, it explores what nursing is really like when you qualify through interviews with registered nurses in each of the main nursing fields of practice.

Nursing Study and Placement Learning Skills

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sue Hart

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199563128

Category: Medical

Page: 316

View: 9968

Nursing students require a unique 'study skills' book to help them succeed in both the classroom and the clinical area. Nursing Study and Placement Learning Skills is a once-stop-shop of trustworthy and professional advice for all aspects of the pre-registration nursing course with additional insights from students, lecturer and mentors.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

SAGE Publications

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446281310

Category: Medical

Page: 184

View: 7169

Reflection enables us to make sense of, and learn from, experiences that can sometimes seem uncertain, chaotic or even mundane. The second edition of this popular book introduces student nurses to reflection in a clear and practical manner. It explains what reflection is, why it is so important to nursing practice and the different types of reflection that can be used to help make sense of practice. The new edition includes a new chapter on using digital media in reflection, new case studies from each field of practice and new activities.

Dementia Care in Nursing

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sue Barker,Michele Board

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857258028

Category: Medical

Page: 184

View: 3251

Dementia care presents a huge challenge to health and social care both now and in the future. The number of those in the UK with dementia is expected to increase to 1.4 million in the next 30 years. Regardless of the field of nursing, all nurses need to understand the experiences of a person with dementia and the issues related to their care. This book provides an introduction to dementia care for nursing students with an emphasis on humanizing care. Real life case studies show the person behind the patient and explore the ethical dilemmas that a nurse may face.

Law and Professional Issues in Nursing

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Richard Griffith,Cassam Tengnah

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446276406

Category: Medical

Page: 288

View: 6795

Nurses are more accountable than ever to the public, patients, their employers and the profession, so it is vital you have a clear understanding of the legal, ethical and professional dilemmas you will face in the course of your career. This book introduces the legal and professional requirements of safe nursing in clear, straightforward terms and helps you to understand how they apply to nursing practice. The third edition of this popular book has been fully updated with changes to the law and professional requirements, and includes new case studies, scenarios and activities from all fields of practice and a clearer colour text design. Key Features: • Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you can see what is required in order to become a registered nurse • Scenarios and case studies show how the law applies to your nursing practice • Activities help you to build core skills such as critical thinking and reflection.

Becoming a Registered Nurse

Making the transition to practice

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Jenny Temple

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 0857259326

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 3169

Final-year nursing students are often nervous about making the transition to being a registered nurse. This book helps students prepare for their first nursing role and uses 'real life' scenarios to consolidate their skills. It guides students through the final year with its increased demands, and assists them in meeting the NMC requirements for registration. It covers content commonly found on final year transition to practice modules including coping with stress; applying for jobs; what to expect from your first role; dealing with change; delegating and managing junior staff; handling risky situations; managing priorities and developing your career.

Assessment and Decision Making in Mental Health Nursing

DOWNLOAD NOW »

Author: Sandra Walker,Diane Carpenter,Yvonne Middlewick

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446294196

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 1754

Assessment is an essential part of mental-health nursing and as such a core learning requirement for pre-registration nursing students. Getting assessment right is essential for the nursing student in order for them to become an effective practitioner. Many books on assessment are very theoretical. This is a practical, hands-on guide to the assessment process, underpinned by the latest evidence. The book explains the core principles through running case studies, so that readers can see how each decision they make impacts on the person in their care. Key features: Assessment principles are applied across a variety of modern nursing settings that you may find yourself working in as a registered nurse Each chapter is linked to the relevant NMC standards and Essential Skills Clusters so you know you are meeting the professional requirements Activities throughout help you to think critically and develop essential graduate skills.