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We are always on the look-out for enthusiastic student nurses to write blogs for Student NT, read on to find out how you can get involved

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'Should you admit to being a student nurse?'

'Should you admit to being a student nurse?' Subscription Required

1-Sep-2015

As a student nurse with limited funds I regularly undertake agency shifts at my local hospital to gain some extra money and keep myself immersed in hospital life.

Using hospital at home to reduce admissions

Using hospital at home to reduce admissions Subscription Required

31-Aug-2015

Two clinical commissioning groups aimed to improve the patient experience and reduce hospital admissions by devising a “hospital at home” community care service

Setting standards for high-quality placements

Setting standards for high-quality placements Subscription Required

31-Aug-2015

Standards were developed to help give organisations offering clinical placements confidence that their placements provide high-quality realistic learning opportunities

'Can you hear me now?'

'Can you hear me now?' Subscription Required

20-Aug-2015

It is 12:00 and I have an older male patient booked in for an ear irrigation.

'Witnessing an ugly side of care broke my spirit'

'Witnessing an ugly side of care broke my spirit' Subscription Required

18-Aug-2015

We’ve all woken up at 5am after a restless night, made our way along a strange bus route towards a placement that from the get-go didn’t sound overly appealing.

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Mastering your dissertation: what you need to know

Mastering your dissertation: what you need to know Subscription Required

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.

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A letter to myself: 5 lessons I wish I'd learnt earlier Subscription Required

If you could write a letter to yourself 15 years ago, what would you say?

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Vital signs monitoring

Vital signs monitoring in hospitals at night Subscription Required

31-Aug-2015

A review of vital signs monitoring through the night in hospitals found compliance with schedules was generally poor, with potentially serious consequences for patients

Assessing the pulse rate in adult patients

Assessing the pulse rate in adult patients Subscription Required

31-Aug-2015

Pulse assessment is a vital component of good nursing care. Nurses must feel confident in their ability to accurately measure the pulse to assess patients’ health statuses

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Philip Keeley

'The best students are willing to challenge conventional ideas and ask questions' Subscription Required

We speak Philip Keeley, director of undergraduate education at the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work at The University of Manchester.

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'Our patients deserve us to do our best in our studies'

'Our patients deserve us to do our best in our studies'

31-Aug-2015

This is my final blog as Student Nursing Times adult branch editor, and before I hand over to the new editor for 2015/16 there is one final message that I would like to give to those of you currently studying nursing and those of you who are just about to start.

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What does your first year as a student nurse hold?

What does your first year as a student nurse hold? Subscription Required

Catherine and Cate, staff at Bournemouth University, talk us through what you can expect from your first year as a student nurse.

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Exclusive: Nurse education failing to keep up with new care models

Senior nurses have warned that nursing education is currently failing to ensure practitioners are fit for future models of care, which will require an increasing ability to move between care settings and harness a wider range of skills.

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Do you need additional support while at university? Meet Diverse Learners

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.

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