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'Clearing up poo will not help me learn' - student nurses reject basic care


The comments, made so far, are extremely reassuring to an old one like me!! They make absolute sense and demonstrate that we are still recruiting and training people who will make extremely good nurses. It also shows that in the last 30 years or so, we still haven't reached utopia as far as nurse education and training is concerned. Even in the good old days, there were student nurses who did not see basic nursing care as an importnat part of their learning experience, so we cannot criticise the students of today. From the comments made so far, if they do exist, then they clearly are in the minority. Darren has put the problem into a nutshell and talks good sense. By the way, where did this word "Poo" come from, surely we can still talk about faeces or is that not PC!!

Posted date

4 November, 2009

Posted time

8:24 am