Experiences on placement
Care homes are being viewed “as a last resort” for nursing students when no other placements can be found, according to managers, who say the setting should be valued more highly by educators.
10 tips for saving for an overseas electiveSubscription
Arranging funds for an overseas elective placement might be difficult but not impossible. Read on for student nurse Sarah’s tips to raise money
‘Wednesday does not last forever…’Subscription
Why does the second year of nursing feel like being stuck in the middle of the week? Contemplating the answer, student nurse Sophie understood the importance of taking care of herself to deal with the rigours of the second year
‘I felt I was far behind my peers’Subscription
A talk with her tutor helped student nurse Laurie realise that every student nurse will develop one’s skills and confidence at one’s own pace
Looking back on her first year of nursing, student nurse Louisa reflects on what it has taught her
Student nurse Carys recounts her first placement experiences, right from learning about maggot therapy to caring for a Welsh-speaking patient
Student nurses are being encouraged to adopt a project led by a group of trainees in Manchester that aims to improve support during placements, following its success across the city.
Student nurse Jessica discusses her placement experience providing palliative care to a patient in her home
Student nurse Rebecca reflects on her placement providing therapeutic psychiatric nursing care to a transgender experiencing dysphoria and how the experience changed her
How do you communicate with a non-responsive patient? A student nurse discusses various methods to interact with patients on ventilators