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Student editor blog

Our student nurse editors have their ears to the ground for Student Nursing Times…

All posts from: October 2012

Should nursing education be branch-specific from the very beginning?

Posted by Natalie MooreMon, 15 Oct 2012

At my university, the first year for all nursing branches, paramedics and ODPs is called a common foundation programme. It provided us with the fundamental skills needed for working in healthcare and introduced us to anatomy and physiology, psychology, sociology and healthcare law.

'Is networking a good idea or a waste of time?'

Posted by Michelle ParkerMon, 8 Oct 2012

I am in the camp that swears by it. My first ever networking event was the Positive Choices Conference - an annual, free two-day event for all learning disabilities (LD) nursing students. Since that one event my student nursing opportunities have exploded.