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Issue : Student Guide

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  • The thing I like best about student nurses is that they want to be student nurses. Call me soppy, but I admire anyone with a willingness not to sleep for three years to build a career looking after the sick.

    'Becoming a nurse challenges our capacity to know, do, feel and be'Subscription

    Opinion7 September, 2010

    Embarking on a career in nursing is a surefire way to give your life meaning

  • Writing the perfect essay

    Writing the perfect essaySubscription

    Features7 September, 2010

    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

  • Those drunken snaps from Aunt Sally’s wedding or the bikini shot from your last trip to Malaga might not be the most appropriate selection for your Facebook profile picture.

    Social networking for student nursesSubscription

    Opinion7 September, 2010

    It’s easy to use social networking sites to blow off steam, but it’s vital to be aware that whatever you write may be seen by more people than you ever intended, says student nurse Andrew R Kett

  • Stay on top of your work and get the most out of your life

    Finding a balanceSubscription

    Features7 September, 2010

    Don’t let your training be draining. Handling work pressures can be tough so Happy Nurse, Claire Westwood, outlines some tools to help you stay on top of your work and get the most out of your life

  • The image of nursing: How to combat negative stereotypes

    The image of nursing: How to combat negative stereotypesSubscription

    Features7 September, 2010

    Is it any wonder nurses are continually undermined when their portrayal in the media is so belittling? Sandy Summers examines the image they are given and how to combat negative stereotypes

  • Studying and being in debt seem to go hand in hand

    Making the most of your moneySubscription

    Features7 September, 2010

    Studying and being in debt seem to go hand in hand, so at some stage you are likely to feel the pinch. Clare Lomas outlines ways you can get more money and make what you have go further

  • Once you complete a unit, print out your personalised certificate and add it to your portfolio.

    Get on top with online learningSubscription

    Features7 September, 2010

    Nursing theory can be pretty daunting but our new online learning programme will help you develop your clinical knowledge

  • 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

    Features7 September, 2010

    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

  • Useful news sources, places to go for helpful advice and a selection of websites that will help you research and write your essays.

    Useful links and resources for student nursesSubscription

    Resources7 September, 2010

    Useful news sources, places to go for helpful advice and a selection of websites that will help you with you through your course