Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
During my time on an oncology ward I had the pleasure of caring for a man who I will name Peter.
‘Twas the night before placement, and all through the house, not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse – thankfully – but the butterflies in my stomach seemed to be having a whale of a time.
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Before my I started my training, I worked for a residential home assisting young adults with profound learning disabilities.
We’ve all experienced it – a team being a member of staff short, our names on the board despite being supernumerary. It’s often difficult for staff to remember that we’re not there to work, we are there to find get relevant, educational nursing exposure.
By a process called psychological continuity, John Locke reasoned that personal identity is bound only to consciousness.
It’s time to dispel the stereotypical global view that the nursing profession belongs only to women.
Student nurses come from all kinds of backgrounds and range in age from school leavers to more mature students.
It is well known that the number of nurses is falling, with experienced nurse leaders leaving the profession.
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I am in the midst of the last several weeks of my midwifery degree, and the pressure is on.
Evie Poole reflects on her experience of attending the The Association of Respiratory Nurse Specialists (ARNS) 2018 conference.