Blogs by student nurses for student nurses
Before I started my nursing degree back in 2014 I was at a crossroads in my life.
When I told my peers and relatives I was going to do a research elective, to say that some questioned my decision would be to put it mildly
Being a student nurse is incredible. I love learning from experience, the often gruelling physiological side, and building new relationships
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When I started my nursing degree, I was prepared to be a quiet observer; during my first placement I listened, learned, and did what was asked of me.
In April of this year I returned from an inspirational week in Barcelona
Before starting this rollercoaster of a degree, I had no idea of the hard work, dedication and pure exhaustion involved in nursing
After much anticipation, the first week of my nursing training is over; only 155 more to go until I’m qualified
One of the most vivid memories from my first placement was my first conversation with a patient about dying
To those of you who have recently been allocated a placement on a gynaecology ward, I want to give a brief review of my experience as a student nurse in the hope it will assist with your research and preparation
I’ve spent the last ten weeks on an older people’s rehabilitation ward where the patients are quite unwell; they need help to wash, dress, eat and get to the toilet