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    10 ways to create an eye-catching CVSubscription

    1 December, 2011 By Jenni Middleton

    You may work with your hands, but to nab that job, you’ll have to impress on paper first. Jenni Middleton talks to the experts to find out how a strong CV can snatch you that crucial interview

  • Medication

    An easy guide to mmolsSubscription

    9 February, 2012

    Every nurse is familiar with seeing mol, mmol and occasionally µmol written on vials and infusion packs.

  • Basic nursing principles of caring for patients with a tracheostomy

    Basic nursing principles of caring for patients with a tracheostomySubscription

    23 January, 2009Updated: 24 March, 2009

    The basic principles of nursing care and monitoring for patients with tracheostomies

  • Becoming a 'good' nurse

    Becoming a 'good' nurseSubscription

    31 August, 2011

    You started your nurse training not only because you wanted to become a nurse, but because you wanted to become a good nurse. Adult nursing lecturer, Chris McLean, reveals how you can be the best nurse you can be.

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    Being professional - what it means for nursesSubscription

    31 August, 2011 By Nadine Woogara

    Thinking of a “professional” can conjure up images of briefcases and Blackberrys. But a person’s dress code is only a symbol - it’s attitude and behaviour that count

  • Pen and paper

    Clear writing: how to get top marks for your essaysSubscription

    9 February, 2012 By Jenni Middleton

    Writing clearly and concisely is a real skill.

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    Communicating at the end of lifeSubscription

    31 August, 2011 By Nadine Woogara

    Not many people feel comfortable talking about death, but when you’re taking care of a patient who is dying it becomes necessary and beneficial to communicate clearly

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    Copycat: why some students plagiariseSubscription

    19 December, 2011

    With pressure from academic deadlines and constraints on time it’s easy to fall into the plagiarism trap and seek what you might think to be the easy option. But copying someone else’s work really isn’t worth it, and here’s why …

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    Digitise your revisionSubscription

    24 February, 2016 By Mbali Malevu

    How to digitise studying to help improve time management, productivity and allow easy access to notes, information and study hubs. 

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    Expert tips for your nursing school interviewSubscription

    11 August, 2017 By Lilly Potter

    If you want to become a nurse to help people, the first step is helping yourself get admitted to nursing school. To that end, one of the most important events in your admissions process is the interview… 

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