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Claudia was thrilled to find out her first placement was at a GP clinic, but the placement wasn’t exactly what she expected
#HelloMyNameIs Krissy Scott and I am a 3rd year mental health nursing student at Stirling University.
As newly qualified nurses we found ourselves asking an irregular and difficult question: should we go and help combat the Ebola epidemic in Sierra Leone?
Let’s face it, we hear a lot of bad press surrounding the nursing profession these days.
The thought of having to produce work as a group can bring about feelings of dread and fear, sending a shiver up the spine of even the most dedicated student.
Dissertations can feel like stressful, bumpy car-rides. Here are some tips that can turn the last stretch of your journey to qualifying into a smooth success.
If you could write a letter to yourself 15 years ago, what would you say?
This week's practice
Syringe pumps are a vital tool for administering medicine, especially in palliative care. However, nurses must have training before using them to ensure patient safety.
Effective teams need a shared purpose. Building teams requires a teaming strategy to ensure all members are clear about their role and the team’s purpose.
We speak Philip Keeley, director of undergraduate education at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at The University of Manchester.
How do you learn? Do you use your ears or your common sense? Find out …
Nurse education research
The Advanced Training Practice Scheme is boosting the number of nurses pursuing a career in practice nursing in the Yorkshire and Humberside region.
Introducing the Nursing Times app...
As a Student Nursing Times subscriber, you now have full access to the Nursing Times app at no extra cost. Search for 'Nursing Times' in the app store to take a look!
Student Editors' blog
I am borrowing some wisdom from Theodore Roosevelt which, although it has been repeated millions of times, took on new relevance when I found it floating on a familiar blog.
Tip of the week
As I was researching my last essay I came across a lot of literature arguing that assessment is the fundamental basis of mental health nursing.
Role model of the month
Meet Andrew Walsh, senior lecturer in mental health at Birminham City University and this month’s student editor role model
Student nurse news
The current chief nursing officer for England and her immediate predecessor have been passing on their passion for the profession to a group of student nurses.
Are you a new student nurse?
Diverse Learners supports student nurses who have dyslexia, dyspraxia, long term health conditions and/or mental health issues to develop their skills and self-confidence via study skills support sessions and mentoring.
How to ...
The first in a three-part series on electrocardiograms explores continual monitoring