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Top tips for students

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  • Your placement learning objectives decoded

    Your placement learning objectives decodedSubscription

    7 November, 2011 By Fran Entwistle

    At first glance, your placement documentation can be daunting. We’ve pulled apart the most commonly used wording to help you understand exactly what you’re being asked to do.

  • Writing the perfect essay

    Writing the perfect essaySubscription

    Student Guide

    Nursing may be a practical profession but you’ll have to write essays to show you know your stuff. Use Tim Miller’s tips to do a good job

  • What’s it like to be a second-year student nurse?

    What’s it like to be a second-year student nurse?Subscription

    26 August, 2014 By Fran Entwistle

    Second year student nurses are often told that they’re “stepping-up” a gear. But what does this really mean?

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    What to expect from your student nursing placements Subscription

    7 November, 2011 By Adam Roxby

    Over the course of your education you will be placed in a variety of different areas and specialisms. Each will have its own unique opportunities for learning and development …

  • 'What to do when you aren't getting on with a flatmate'

    'What to do when you aren't getting on with a flatmate'Subscription

    14 July, 2015 By Kathrine Schulze

    Prior to going to university I had never lived with another person for longer than a month; it was the aspect of the whole experience that scared me the most.

  • Baton, relay race

    What makes a good handover?Subscription

    1 December, 2011 By Fran Entwistle

    Giving an in-depth handover allows you to go home safe in the knowledge that your patients are taken care of but how should you hand over your patients?

  • What does your first year as a student nurse hold?

    What does your first year as a student nurse hold?Subscription

    16 September, 2013

    Catherine and Cate, staff at Bournemouth University, talk us through what you can expect from your first year as a student nurse.

  • Top tips to staying healthy at university

    Top tips to staying healthy at universitySubscription

    5 June, 2015 By Kathrine Schulze

    It is easy to fall into unhealthy habits when you do not have much time to devote to taking care of yourself.

  • Top tips for your first year as a qualified nurse

    Top tips for your first year as a qualified nurseSubscription

    24 May, 2013 By Sara Spary

    You’ve done it – you’ve made it through your training and you’ve landed that all-important first job as a staff nurse. But how will you make it through the ups and downs of your first year?

  • Many undergraduates and qualified nurses who have returned to study do a literature review as the final part of their degree. Helen Aveyard's advice will ease the process and make it more enjoyable

    Top Tips for doing your literature review!Subscription

    Student Guide

    Many undergraduates and qualified nurses who have returned to study do a literature review as the final part of their degree. Helen Aveyard’s advice will ease the process and make it more enjoyable

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