Placement Learning in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing - E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Penny Howard,Becky Whittaker (nee Chady)

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051748

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 6168

Are you unsure about your cancer and palliative care placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for people with cancer? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual with cancer Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Placement Learning in Medical Nursing E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Maggie Maxfield,Michelle Parker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051756

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 8175

Are you unsure about your medical nursing placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of clinical skills to care for individual patients? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Placement Learning in Medical Nursing covers the following areas: Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a medical nursing placement Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of an individual Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a medical nursing placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse Adopts a case-study/patient pathway approach to consolidating learning, from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to discharge. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Placement Learning in Mental Health Nursing E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Gemma Stacey,Anne Felton,Paul Bonham

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051691

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 3143

Worried about your Mental Health placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. Placement Learning in Mental Health Nursing covers the following areas: A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a mental health placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop mental health competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a mental health placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Keeps the aim of recovery as a central philosophy in line with contemporary thinking in mental health services. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a mental health placement Introduces the principles of care, support and treatment of an individual with mental health problems, linking university-learned theory to practice Uses narratives from other students to describe what the placement will really be like Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a mental health placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Discusses the possible challenges that may arise during a mental health placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations Keeps the aim of recovery as a central philosophy in line with contemporary thinking in mental health care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Learning to Learn in Nursing Practice

Author: Kath Sharples

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1844454398

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 4359

Pre-registration student nurses spend 50 per cent of their training on practice placements, which provide a wealth of opportunities for students to develop their knowledge and skills. However, many students find themselves in a clinical environment which is foreign and confusing. This book will help the student to seek out and construct learning opportunities from within the clinical environment and to develop skills for practice learning which will help them to achieve a competent standard. This book will is, first and foremost, a practical and relevant guide for students on developing skills for learning during their practice placements.

Nursing: Communication Skills in Practice

Author: Lucy Webb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199582726

Category: Medical

Page: 329

View: 591

Nursing students require a unique guide to communication and interpersonal skills to help them succeed on both placement and in academic work. This text presents the theory and practice of communication for all care settings, and professional needs during the pre-registration course.

The Clinical Placement

An Essential Guide for Nursing Students

Author: Tracy Levett-Jones,Kerry Reid-Searl,Sharon Bourgeois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729586952

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 2954

With a focus on preparation, expectations and how to think, act and communicate, The Clinical Placement: An essential guide for nursing students, 4th edition, is a valuable guide and companion for nursing students undertaking clinical placements. Written by Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl, this ‘must read’ book provides insights into the real world of practice, practical strategies for dealing with difficult and challenging situations, and a wealth of ideas to maximise learning and professional growth. The Clinical Placement is supported by an engaging series of videos. These ‘Insights from Experts’ feature nurses from a diverse range of clinical practice areas who share insights, advice, challenges and opportunities for learning in a range of clinical settings. Evolve resources include: An introductory video by Tracy Levett-Jones ‘Insights from Experts’ videos with registered nurses An eBook included with print purchase. NEW author team, Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl NEW chapter 6 featuring: - Reflection questions aligned to the 12 ‘Insights from experts’ videos on evolve - ‘Need to know quick tips’ and ‘Challenges you may encounter’ for each clinical area NEW introductory video from Tracy Levett-Jones discussing the challenges of clinical placement and the learning opportunity it provides.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Chris Bulman,Sue Schutz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693361

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 3700

Reflective Practice is increasingly recognised as an important topic that has the potential to help nurses to develop and learn from their practice. This practical and accessible guide uses the latest research and evidence to support the development of skills in reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and how to continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fourth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing contains new material on mentoring and supervision and on group reflection, and includes a new chapter on teaching reflective practice. Reflective Practice in Nursing is an indispensable guide for students and practitioners alike, who wish to learn more about reflective practice, as well as containing essential information for teachers and lecturers.

Common Foundation Studies in Nursing E-Book

Author: Jenny Spouse,Michael J. Cook,Carol Cox

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702033448

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 6869

This title is directed primarily towards health care professionals outside of the United States. Now revised and fully updated in line with developments in nurse education, this fourth edition will prove indispensable to pre-registration nursing students on the Common Foundation Programme. It provides an essential guide to working in health care settings and prepares them for entry to their chosen branch programme. It will also be of relevance to other health care professionals such as health care assistants.

Successful Mentoring in Nursing

Author: Elizabeth Aston,Liz Aston,Paula Hallam

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446298116

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 2736

Supporting students poses a significant challenge for nurse mentors and other healthcare professionals in today's world of practice. Recent concerns over the fitness to practice of nursing students at the point of registration and the move to all-graduate pre-registration programmes require new approaches to practice learning and mentoring the nurse of the future. The book offers clear practical advice on how to acquire and develop mentorship skills to support degree-level nursing students. It has been fully updated to include more detailed advice on what to do when a student is failing, how to approach assessment and provides more examples of mentoring in community placements. This book is a comprehensive and affordable guide suitable for all nurses, midwives and health professionals undertaking a mentorship course to support nursing students.

Mentoring, Learning and Assessment in Clinical Practice E-Book

A Guide for Nurses, Midwives & Other Health Professionals

Author: Ci Ci Stuart

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047031

Category: Medical

Page: 236

View: 1443

This is a ‘how to do it’, practice-centred book, providing workable educational strategies to assist busy practitioners supervise and support the learning and assessment of learners during clinical placements, to achieve valid and reliable assessments. All strategies are underpinned by a solid theoretical and evidence base. The complexity and challenges of mentoring, learning and assessing in the clinical setting are specifically addressed. particular focus on the management of the non-achieving and failing student, with reference to extensive, recent work on mentoring, learning and assessment of clinical practice critical exploration of professional accountability and associated legal ramifications surrounding learning and assessment of clinical practice detailed consideration of how to use a model for learning from experience as a framework to facilitate experience-based learning extensive reference to the legislation, standards and guidelines on pre-registration health care education published by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) and the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) additional material on the monitoring and assessment of professional conduct and behaviours. Clinical aspects to be more explicit Additional examples to increase coverage of other healthcare fields, not just Nursing

A Guide for International Nursing Students in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Bernadette Hally

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729538796

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 959

"A Guide for International Nursing Students is an essential resource for overseas nurses and international students of nursing in Australia and New Zealand. It assists the reader to develop essential communication skills for practice as a student and registered nurse in the region. A companion CD allows the reader to become familiar with authentic nursing conversations and nursing handovers."--Provided by publisher.

Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice

Author: Rob Burton,Graham Ormrod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019956843X

Category: Medical

Page: 327

View: 8542

To successfully complete the transition from being a final year pre-reg nursing student to becoming a qualified staff nurse, students need to understand and practice the responsibilities and roles of the registered nurse. This book outlines the principles of professional practice and the skills of the qualified nurse.

Surviving Your Placement In Health And Social Care: A Student Handbook

A Student Handbook

Author: Healey, Joan,Spencer, Margaret

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335222595

Category: Medical

Page: 165

View: 782

?This book provides a comprehensive account of the issues concerning students' placements. It is well structured and represents great value.? .Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP) .."This attractive workbook provides a wealth of tools and ?top tips? for students of health and social care struggling to survive the demands of 21st century practice placements. The authors artfully distil their knowledge, experience and expertise in placement learning in order to accompany the student on their journey from novice to qualified professional." .Stephanie Hobson, Head of Practice Education, Oxford Brookes University .."I found the text to be set at a good level for new students of nursing, allied health and social care especially for the early placements in their programme of study. In an easy and engaging style the book offer a range of useful tools to helps students make the most and get the best from their placement experiences. I would be happy to recommend this to students on a range of courses." .George Bell, Northumbria University, UK ....As students in health and social care professions, you will spend up to half of your time out on placement. This accessible and practical book is designed to help you make the most of this invaluable learning experience and is suitable for use in all areas of practice, whether you are training to be a nurse, midwife, occupational therapist, social worker or physiotherapist. ..In student friendly language it covers all the main areas of placement learning, including: .. Developing a learning contract . Reflective practice . Using supervision. Managing time . Evidence-based practice. Capturing your learning in a personal and professional portfolio. Failing placements ..This book of highly practical chapters provides reflection exercises, questions, tests, ideas and tools to use on your placement, case studies to read and practical tips throughout to help you achieve your best on placement, in whatever area of practice you are in. ..Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Care is key reading for all health and social care students, including nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and radiographers amongst other..

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

Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049360

Category: Medical

Page: 364

View: 7249

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’

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Lioba Howatson-Jones

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1473967724

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 711

Would you like to develop some strategies to manage knowledge deficits, near misses and mistakes in practice? Are you looking to improve your reflective writing for your portfolio, essays or assignments? Reflective practice enables us to make sense of, and learn from, the experiences we have each day and if nurtured properly can provide skills that will you come to rely on throughout your nursing career. Using clear language and insightful examples, scenarios and case studies the third edition of this popular and bestselling book shows you what reflection is, why it is so important and how you can use it to improve your nursing practice. Key features: · Clear and straightforward introduction to reflection directly written for nursing students and new nurses · Full of activities designed to build confidence when using reflective practice · Each chapter is linked to relevant NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters

Foundation Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Charles Docherty,Jacqueline McCallum

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199534456

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 5272

This new textbook teaches first year nursing students how to perform fundamental nursing skills and why to perform them in that way, integrating best practice, biological knowledge and clinical evidence. The step-by-step procedures, colour illustrations, and realistic scenarios from all nursing branches help readers prepare for placements.

The Clinical Placement

An Essential Guide for Nursing Students

Author: Tracy Levett-Jones,Sharon Bourgeois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0729583414

Category: Medical

Page: 200

View: 9793

Perfect for: Bachelor of Nursing students Diploma of Nursing students An essential resource to prepare nursing students for their clinical placements and gain the most from their experiences. With a focus on expectations and how to think, act, feel and communicate within complex clinical environments, Clinical Placement: An essential guide for nursing students, 3rd Edition provides tips for maximising learning opportunities and practical strategies for dealing with difficult and challenging situations. Evolve Resources: The Clinical Placement, 3rd Edition is supported by an engaging series of video interviews with nurses from a diverse range of clinical practice areas. Each nurse shares insights, advice, highlights challenges and opportunities, and assists with tips for clinical placement. Evolve resources include: o 12 video interviews with nurses from a range of clinical practice areas o ‘Need to know’ quick tips o ‘Challenges you may encounter’ Other key features within the chapters include: Something to Think About, Student Experience case studies and Coaching Tips. Greater emphasis on cultural sensitivity, simulation as preparation for practice, patient safety, inter-professional communication and professional portfolio development Coaching Tips – advice on common issues Something to Think About – encourages students to relate theory to their own practice.

Medical Education: Theory and Practice E-Book

Author: Tim Dornan,Karen V. Mann,Albert J J A Scherpbier,John A. Spencer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702049867

Category: Medical

Page: 396

View: 1435

Medical Education: Theory and Practice is a new text linking the theory and the practice for graduate students and educators who want to go beyond the basics. The scholarship of medical education is, above all, a ‘practice’, but one that has a strong theoretical foundation. Neither theory nor practice stand still, and both are grounded in research. The novelty of this book lies in its interweaving of practice, theory, innovation and research. The book starts with a theorised, contemporary overview of the field. Next, it explores the theoretical foundations of medical education in depth. The remainder of the book reviews a whole a range of educational contexts, processes and outcomes. This work has been edited by a distinguished, international team of medical educationalists and written by equally accomplished authors from across the globe representing a spectrum of disciplines. This will be an invaluable text for all Masters Students in health professions education as well as PhD students and education researchers wanting a background to the discipline. Educators and medical students will also find it a very useful resource. Written by key figures in medical educational research combined with a strong editorial influence from the international editorial team. The text has a strong evidence-based approach that is fully cognisant of research methodology issues, The book provides a scholarly explanation on the topic, rather than aiming to say the last word. Written throughout in a clear and comprehensible style. The content is extensively referenced with additional suggestions for further reading.

Nursing Knowledge and Practice E-Book

Author: Maggie Mallik,Carol Hall,David Howard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037524

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 1236

Nursing knowledge and practice is a comprehensive textbook which forms an ideal basis for foundation nursing students. The core emphasis in the organisation and presentation of knowledge in this third edition remains focused on the in-depth knowledge required by nurses to deliver care in the practice setting. The chapter contents encompass knowledge that applies to all branches of nursing e.g. Communication, Confusion, Aggression and Rehabilitation Safety and Risk, Infection Control, Medicines etc. The structure of all chapters is unique in integrating knowledge from subject areas often taught separately in the nursing curriculum. This enables the foundation student to integrate this range of knowledge in making decisions about the delivery of nursing care to patients/clients in all fields of nursing. Exercises are included to encourage reflection on practice and develop critical thinking skills. It also promotes the expansion of professional knowledge through the development of portfolio evidence. Building on the outstanding success of previous editions the authors have drawn extensively on current best evidence, including research, policy and substantial internet based resources, reflecting UK and international perspectives. • Each chapter begins with an overview of the content and concludes with a summary to help evaluate learning • Case studies reflect the diverse range of client needs and care settings of the four nursing branches and help relate theory to practice • Reflective exercises and suggestions for portfolio evidence, along with decision-making activities, promote reflection on personal experience and links to nursing practice using a problem-based approach • Current research is highlighted throughout, demonstrating the evidence-base for practice decisions. • Key web sites, annotated further reading and references encourage readers to pursue contemporary evidence that underpins competency-based practice. Full colour throughout Content fully updated in line with developments in clinical practice, teaching requirements and the evidence-base Free electronic ancillaries on Evolve enhance the knowledge provided in each chapter with additional information, exercises and resources An introductory chapter on ‘Nursing Knowledge and Practice’ explores the role and context of nursing, nationally and internationally, providing foundation information on core knowledge areas common to all nursing curricula.

Practice Based Learning in Nursing, Health and Social Care: Mentorship, Facilitation and Supervision

Author: Ian Scott,Jenny Spouse

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118488199

Category: Medical

Page: 240

View: 8505

Work-based learning facilitation, mentoring and coaching are all integral to the healthcare professions. Practice Based Learning in Nursing, Health and Social Care promotes effective professional learning in the workplace and helps healthcare professionals to develop, enhance, reflect on and change their practice and perceptions of mentoring, facilitating, and supervision. Aimed at the health and social care practitioner who is involved in facilitating learning, teaching and assessing learners in practice, this essential, comprehensive text explores several key themes, including: - The nature of facilitating (coaching, supervision, mentoring) within professional contexts - Learning in communities of practice - Becoming an effective facilitator/mentor - Understand and supporting work-based learning - Managing the unusual, such as failing learners or those with special needs - Giving and documenting feedback - Managing workloads in busy environments - Professional development issues Special features: A clear, accessible guide for new and experienced practice educators/facilitators alike A comprehensive, applied text for practitioners of all levels of experience in facilitation and supervision Written by authors with extensive experience in the field Uniquely focuses on the professional development of the mentor/facilitator themselves Provides case studies throughout showing illustrating common issues and how to engage in formal theories of professional practice Multiprofessional focus - aimed at all health and social care practitioners