Top tips for students
Your placement learning objectives decodedSubscription
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 essaySubscription
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
Second year student nurses are often told that they’re “stepping-up” a gear. But what does this really mean?
What to expect from your student nursing placements Subscription
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 …
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.
What makes a good handover?Subscription
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?
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 universitySubscription
It is easy to fall into unhealthy habits when you do not have much time to devote to taking care of yourself.
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?
Top Tips for doing your literature review!Subscription
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