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Support for student training: a new role as demonstrators

VOL: 97, ISSUE: 07, PAGE NO: 39Marie Downes, RGN, is senior staff nurse/clinical demonstrator, Royal Hallamshire Hospital, SheffieldMany ward staff think that Project 2000 student training is heavily weighted in favour of theory, to the detriment of practical skills. This perception is open to question, but certain factors do retard the development of students' clinical skills.

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