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The Student Nurse Handbook: A Survival Guide | Paperback

Released on 09 July 2004

Author: Bethann Siviter | Format: Paperback

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This book is an indispensable guide on how to get into and survive a pre-registration nursing course. With an immensely readable style, this book uses humour, case studies, hints, tips, and insights to inspire and encourage you to complete your course and become a nurse. Covering a wide range of topics it will help you to: write assignments; avoid plagiarism; make the most of clinical placements; cope with stress; understand medical terminology and nursing jargon; deal with legal and ethical issues; make drug dosage calculations and administer medication; create a portfolio; reflect on your practice; and, understand nursing models, theories and philosophies. It also contains copies of essential Nursing and Midwifery Council publications such as the "Code of Professional Conduct", "Guidelines for the Administration of Medication" and "Guidelines for Records and Record Keeping", and explains their relevance to you as a nursing student. This unique book will be useful to those of any age considering nursing as a career, with or without previous practical experience in health care.It will help you understand exactly what your tutors and mentors expect from you and help you plan for and cope with the inevitable stress and frustration. "The Student Nurse Handbook" will be an essential companion throughout your course.

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 Must-Have for Student Nurses

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I'm in my first year of training and I'm currently finding this book incredibly useful. It has sections on Nursing Models, Academic Work, Tools of the Trade, what to expect on your clinical placements and loads more useful stuff. I would recommend this book to anyone entering the nursing in the UK!

 Must Buy for all 1st year Nurses!!

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Great book, easy to read, endless amounts of advice/information & prepares you for the course! I've referred to this book time & time again, its like having your own personal tutor at your finger tips.

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AuthorBethann Siviter
PublisherElsevier (UK)
Formatpaperback - 262 Pages
Illustrations40 Illustrations