Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
Now in my final year of nursing, it is time for me and many other student nurses to write our final personal development plan.
I am a ‘mature student’, in my final year of adult nursing. I have many years of experience working in a hospital setting and nursing is all I have ever wanted to do.
Bridges are designed to have a basic function to allow people to move from point A to point B with minimum risk.
Any university degree will be difficult. There is a huge step up from A level or access courses.
'Third-year students, you are not alone'Subscription
I have recently entered my third year of university where I’m studying to be a learning disability nurse.
Going back to university for the second time to study mental health nursing wasn’t an easy decision – not only for the financial side of things, but also because I’ve experienced my fair share of battles with mental illness.
“You won’t enjoy care home nursing.”
'It is important to accept support'Subscription
I’m often the one giving the support to family, friends and my relatively new group of confidants, my student nursing family and to people I may have only just met.
As a student, the thought of clinical placements conjures many thoughts and emotions. They vary between excitement, joy, intrigue, sadness, stress, anxiety and uncertainty, to name a few.
This is my journey of my children’s nursing elective in Arusha, Tanzania, with ‘Plan my Gap Year’, at a government hospital.