Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
You're already a 'good nurse'Subscription
It’s easy to let yourself be swallowed up in trying to become a good nurse, but, as Mary points out, you already have the characteristics of a great nurse
As a first year student, I felt overwhelmed when my lecturer told our cohort that we needed to complete a summative portfolio for submission at every stage of our training
'You have chosen to join one of the most worthwhile, challenging and rewarding professions'Subscription
We’ve been nine months in preparing this site for you – thinking about and talking to students and their lecturers about what those in training to be a nurse really need from us. And we hope we’ve hit the mark.
Before I started my nursing course last September, I excitedly trawled through articles, forums and blogs looking for every single piece of information I could find about being a student nurse.
Student nurse Abbie Jobbling trained and prepared as well as anyone possibly could, but even then found her first resuscitation experience was much tougher than she expected.
Let’s be honest, being a student nurse is a huge financial burden and it’s not always easy to find ways to make some extra cash.
I knew I wanted to complete by four-week elective placement in a developing area of rural Africa working in clinics and local hospitals, so when I heard about Dream Big Ghana (DBG) I knew it was exactly what I was looking for
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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'Wicked problems require creative solutions'Subscription
How can student nurses, newly qualified nurses and health and social care professionals make a difference, ruminates student nurse Leanne