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: 8046

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 Surgical Nursing E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Karen Holland,Roxburgh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051861

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 6470

Are you unsure about your surgical 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 skills to care for people undergoing surgery? 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 surgical placement Provides an introduction to the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual undergoing surgery, 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 a person undergoing surgery Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a surgical nursing 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 surgical placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations Adopts a case study/patient pathway approach to learning, from pre-admission 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 Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205173X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 9966

Worried about your 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. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

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Placement Learning in Older People Nursing

Author: Julie McGarry,Philip Clissett,Davina Porock,Wendy Louise Walker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702043044

Category: Medical

Page: 191

View: 6051

Worried about your 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. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop medical competencies, mapping specific cancer and palliative care exercises and activities to the NMC competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a medical placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Focus on the essential evidence base of cancer and palliative care nursing, linking theory to practice Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you 'fit in'? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Each title provides: 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. Titles in the Placement Learning series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing

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: 4741

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.

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: 6768

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.

Nursing: Communication Skills in Practice

Author: Lucy Webb

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199582726

Category: Medical

Page: 329

View: 6478

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,Sharon Bourgeois

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 072953958X

Category: Medical

Page: 251

View: 9501

The Clinical Placement: An Essential Guide for Nursing Students 2e is a unique text designed to guide nursing students throughout their clinical placement journey. The text introduces foundational knowledge in early chapters while later chapters address more complex issues and are deliberately designed to challenge and inspire students to excel. The book is premised on the belief that the ultimate goal of clinical education is the development of nurses who are confident and competent beginning practitioners. The book's interactive style and 'plain English' language will engage with active readers and encourage them to integrate the material into their practice. It will cause students to think deeply and critically about important professional and clinical issues. . Stories and scenarios help students relate theory to the reality of practice . 'Something to think about ' boxes provide words of wisdom and a wealth of valuable advice . 'Student experience' sections allow the voice of students to be clearly heard . Reflective thinking activities encourage self-assessment and experiential learning The first edition of this book has proven to be valuable in assisting nursing students to use their clinical placements as opportunities to develop the skills, knowledge and understandings that underpin quality practice, and to appreciate the clinical environment for the wonderful learning experience that it provides. The second edition has a new and fresh appeal. Much of the original has been revised but a number of new sections have also been added to address contemporary issues such as patient safety, clinical reasoning, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication, clinical handover, emotional intelligence, information and communication technology, and social networking. The new edition builds on the strengths of the text by including issues of relevance to the New Zealand health care context. The new edition also discusses topical issues such as national registration and refers to the most recent professional standards and codes of practice. There is greater attention to cultural safety and a new section on Indigenous health. Chapter 6 has been expanded with a number of new clinical specialties profiled, for example: . Drug and alcohol nursing . Emergency nursing . International nursing

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: 815

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.

A Nurse's Survival Guide to Mentoring E-Book

Author: Karen Elcock,Kath Sharples

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702047724

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 7570

Are you mentoring students or other staff? This is an indispensable handbook for: both new and experienced mentors seeking practical advice academic staff who deliver mentorship programmes link lecturers who support mentors in practice. Guidance and tips on supporting and assessing Understanding accountability – mapping to NMC standards Skills focus, using case studies Hints, tips, insights and humour Supporting the student with a disability Using simulated learning The role of the sign-off mentor

A Guide for International Nursing Students in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Bernadette Hally

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729538796

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 5380

"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.

Successful Mentoring in Nursing

Author: Liz Aston,Paula Hallam

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9780857252739

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 2354

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 practise of student nurses at the point of registration, and the move to graduate pre-registration programmes from 2011, require new approaches to placement learning and mentoring the nurse of the future. This book offers clear practical advice on how to acquire and develop mentorship skills to support degree-level nursing students. It encourages the mentor’s continued development during and after their mentor training, and covers the skills required from novice mentorship through to sign-off mentorship.

The Student Nurse Handbook

Author: Bethann Siviter

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702054313

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 8150

This convenient Handbook will be invaluable when starting out on your pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping you to understand what tutors and mentors expect from you, how to plan your work, and coping with stress, it will support you across all aspects of student life. This book will help students to: Write assignments Cope with stress Make the most of clinical placements Reflect on practice Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon Deal with legal and ethical issues. Fully updated in line with changes in nursing practice e.g. the revised NMC Code of Professional Conduct, the Disability Discrimination Act, Agenda for Change and the Knowledge and Skills Framework, Essence of Care. Expanded section on nursing models More help with drug dosage calculations to assist students in developing their numeric skills. More on help on writing assignments and how to use research, including applications to practice Expanded appendices on children’s nursing and mental health branches. Template forms to assist with course applications, planning assignments and a check list for placements

Nursing: Transition to Professional Practice

Author: Rob Burton,Graham Ormrod

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 019956843X

Category: Medical

Page: 327

View: 3374

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.

Reflective Practice in Nursing

Author: Chris Bulman,Sue Schutz

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118693361

Category: Medical

Page: 256

View: 2956

Reflective Practice is increasingly recognised as an importanttopic that has the potential to help nurses to develop and learnfrom their practice. This practical and accessible guide uses thelatest research and evidence to support the development of skillsin reflective practice and provides help and advice on how to getstarted, how to write reflectively and how to continue to usereflective practice in everyday situations. This fourth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing contains newmaterial on mentoring and supervision and on group reflection, andincludes a new chapter on teaching reflective practice. Reflective Practice in Nursing is an indispensable guide forstudents and practitioners alike, who wish to learn more aboutreflective practice, as well as containing essential informationfor teachers and lecturers.

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: 7498

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

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: 9100

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’

Foundation Clinical Nursing Skills

Author: Charles Docherty,Jacqueline McCallum

Publisher: OUP Oxford

ISBN: 9780199534456

Category: Medical

Page: 512

View: 2967

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.

Nursing Knowledge and Practice E-Book

Author: Maggie Mallik,Carol Hall,David Howard

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702037524

Category: Medical

Page: 504

View: 6172

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.

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: 427

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.