Learning in Practice for Nursing Students

Author: Jessica Mills,Darren Brand

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 1137604557

Category: Medical

Page: 194

View: 8425

Pre-registration nursing students spend 50 per cent of their training on placements and this exciting new book helps ensure that they get the very most from their time in a clinical setting. With an accessible format readers can dip in and out of, or read cover to cover, this is an essential guide for students at any stage of their training.

Successful Practice Learning for Nursing Students

Author: Kath Sharples

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 0857253166

Category: Medical

Page: 144

View: 1287

Pre-registration student nurses spend 50% of their training in practice which provides a wealth of opportunities to develop their knowledge and skills. However, many new students find themselves in a clinical environment which is foreign and confusing. The new edition of this popular book (formerly Learning to Learn in Nursing Practice) helps nursing students prepare for their practice learning experiences, and get the most out of them in order to achieve the required standards. This book is, first and foremost, a practical guide for students on developing learning skills during their practice experiences.

Successful Mentoring in Nursing

Author: Liz Aston,Paula Hallam

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1446298108

Category: Medical

Page: 152

View: 5134

Supporting students poses a significant challenge for nurse mentors and other healthcare professionals in today's world of practice. Recent concerns over the fitness to practice of nursing students at the point of registration and the move to all-graduate pre-registration programmes require new approaches to practice learning and mentoring the nurse of the future. The book offers clear practical advice on how to acquire and develop mentorship skills to support degree-level nursing students. It has been fully updated to include more detailed advice on what to do when a student is failing, how to approach assessment and provides more examples of mentoring in community placements. This book is a comprehensive and affordable guide suitable for all nurses, midwives and health professionals undertaking a mentorship course to support nursing students.

Learning Skills for Nursing Students

Author: Nicola Davis,Alison C Clark,Martina O'Brien,Karen Sumpton,Caroline Plaice,Suzanne Waugh

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781844457649

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8432

This book helps students master the key learning skills they need to become successful learners throughout their degree and beyond. It clearly explains the core skills they will need right from the start of the course, such as writing and numeracy skills and how to organise studies. It also introduces more advanced skills that students will need as the course progresses, such as research and evidence based practice. It shows how to use these important skills to succeed both at university and as a registered nurse.

Learning to Learn in Nursing Practice

Author: Kath Sharples

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1844454398

Category: Medical

Page: 136

View: 5994

Pre-registration student nurses spend 50 per cent of their training on practice placements, which provide a wealth of opportunities for students to develop their knowledge and skills. However, many students find themselves in a clinical environment which is foreign and confusing. This book will help the student to seek out and construct learning opportunities from within the clinical environment and to develop skills for practice learning which will help them to achieve a competent standard. This book will is, first and foremost, a practical and relevant guide for students on developing skills for learning during their practice placements.

Placement Learning in Surgical Nursing E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Karen Holland,Roxburgh

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051861

Category: Medical

Page: 224

View: 8951

Are you unsure about your surgical nursing placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of skills to care for people undergoing surgery? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities and meet your competencies. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a surgical placement Provides an introduction to the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual undergoing surgery, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of a person undergoing surgery Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a surgical nursing placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Discusses the possible challenges that may arise during a surgical placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations Adopts a case study/patient pathway approach to learning, from pre-admission to discharge. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Enabling Learning in Nursing and Midwifery Practice

A Guide for Mentors

Author: Sue West,Tim Clark,Melanie Jasper

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470697911

Category: Medical

Page: 268

View: 8636

With current Government targets to increase health and social care practitioners, there is an increased need for informed mentors and preceptors to support the development of the students and new health professionals. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsseeks to underpin recent mentoring initiatives, exploring the impact of mentoring, supervision and preceptorship on professional practice, covering principles that underpin effective learning and providing practical guidance on mentoring and assessment strategies within practice settings. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsaddresses the inter-professional and policy context for mentorship, examines the nature of effective learning environments and provides mentors with the necessary tools to assist students in their development within a practice setting. It explores the use of reflective practice, virtual learning and other core resources to enhance and support learning in practice and addresses assessing practice, making correct judgements about student competence and the development of competence in newly qualified practitioners. Enabling learning in nursing and midwifery practice: A guide for mentorsis an important resource text for practitioners seeking to support learning in practice as well as experienced mentors and preceptors seeking to update their skills and understanding. Key features * Evidence-based, practical guide to effective mentoring and preceptorship * Integrates theory and practice * Addresses the context of learning in practice and the challenges of clinical supervision * Promotes understanding of the importance of assessing practice and managing the mentoring process * Equips mentors to enable students and newly qualified staff to gain confidence and expertise * Includes activities, points for reflection and examples from practice

Placement Learning in Mental Health Nursing E-Book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Gemma Stacey,Anne Felton,Paul Bonham

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702051691

Category: Medical

Page: 264

View: 524

Worried about your Mental Health placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. Placement Learning in Mental Health Nursing covers the following areas: A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a mental health placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop mental health competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a mental health placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Keeps the aim of recovery as a central philosophy in line with contemporary thinking in mental health services. Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a mental health placement Introduces the principles of care, support and treatment of an individual with mental health problems, linking university-learned theory to practice Uses narratives from other students to describe what the placement will really be like Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a mental health placement Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies Discusses the possible challenges that may arise during a mental health placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations Keeps the aim of recovery as a central philosophy in line with contemporary thinking in mental health care. Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

Placement Learning in Community Nursing - E-book

A guide for students in practice

Author: Jane Harris,Sheila Nimmo

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 070205173X

Category: Medical

Page: 320

View: 5402

Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a placement in the community to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise on a community placement Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you ‘fit in’? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Titles in this series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing Each book also covers: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes

The Nurse Mentor'S Handbook: Supporting Students In Clinical Practice

Author: Walsh, Danny

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335263186

Category: Medical

Page: 280

View: 7470

This popular book is the ideal companion text for all new and trainee nurse mentors, to help devise and enhance learning opportunities for their students.

The Student Nurse Guide To Decision Making In Practice

Author: Aston, Liz,Wakefield, Jill,McGown, Rachel

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 0335236642

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 2474

This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers. The book uses cases and practical examples to help relate theory to practice, starting with the transition to becoming a student nurse and moving through the different stages of a pre-registration nursing course. This practical book provides a framework to assist student nurses in developing skills as decision makers.

Clinical Teaching Strategies in Nursing, Fourth Edition

Author: Kathleen B. Gaberson, PhD, RN, CNOR, CNE, ANEF,Marilyn H. Oermann, PhD, RN, FAAN, ANEF,Teresa Shellenbarger, PhD, RN, CNE, ANEF

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 082611962X

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 7175

Named a 2013 Doody's Core Title and Essential Purchase! Praise for the Third Edition: "I recommend this book as an introduction to new educators involved in clinical teaching." -Journal for Nurses in Staff Development The fourth edition of this highly acclaimed text continues to provide a comprehensive framework for planning, guiding, and evaluating learning activities for graduate and undergraduate nursing students in numerous clinical settings. A respected resource for clinical faculty, it addresses the distinct requirements of clinical learning as opposed to classroom learning and provides proven strategies to maximize clinical education. The revision features expanded content on teaching graduate students, regulatory issues affecting distance education, and the use of social media. It covers establishing and using dedicated education units (DEUs), the challenges of student access to electronic health records and documentation of care, and reducing the demands of clinical staff members when multiple students rotate through a particular setting. Additionally, this edition provides guidelines for using preceptors, evaluating multimedia, and observing students in practice; sample observation guidelines, learning assignments, and clinical learning activities; and sample policies for clinical evaluation and adherence to professional conduct standards. It includes the latest revisions of the NCLEX test plan and the AACN Essentials guidelines for nursing education. The instructor?s manual, which includes learning activities for each chapter and teaching suggestions, and PowerPoint presentations accompany the text. New to the Fourth edition: Two completely new chapters: the first "Developing Clinical Learning Sites," and the second "Pedagogical Technologies for Clinical Education" Expanded approaches for meeting the clinical needs of graduate students Regulatory issues affecting distance education across state lines Using social media Discussion of benefits of DEUs and practical suggestions for developing them as clinical teaching sites Important content regarding the NLN CNETM Examination Detailed Test Blueprint Challenges of student access to electronic health records Guidelines for using preceptors, evaluating multimedia, and student observation Sample observation guidelines, learning assignments, and clinical learning activities and sample policies for clinical evaluation and professional conduct standards

Teaching in Nursing

A Guide for Faculty

Author: Diane M. Billings,Judith A. Halstead

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 032329054X

Category: Nursing

Page: 576

View: 1103

Prepare for success as a nurse educator. Recommended by the National League for Nursing for comprehensive Certified Nurse Educator preparation, this resource is the only book of its kind to cover all three components of teaching: instruction, curriculum, and evaluation. As it walks you through the day-to-day challenges of teaching, it provides guidance on such topics curriculum and test development, diverse learning styles, the redesign of healthcare systems, and advancements in technology and information. This new edition adds updated information reflecting the latest trends and advances in both education and nursing.--Adapted from back cover.

Health Promotion and Public Health for Nursing Students

Author: Daryl Evans,Dina Coutsaftiki,C. Patricia Fathers

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 1526412128

Category: Medical

Page: 176

View: 6341

Preventing illness and improving the general health of the population is a vital priority for the health service with nurses expected to play a central role. Written using clear language this book explains what health promotion is and how it interacts with public health. It shows how health promotion can be implemented while drawing on the main theories, models and evidence that inform practice. The book covers the essential topics like lifestyle changes, health screening and patient education giving you the necessary tools and confidence to integrate health promotion into your day to day nursing practice. Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: Affordable Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters Focused on applying theory to practice Full of active learning features ‘The set of books is an excellent resource for students. The series is small, easily portable and valuable. I use the whole set on a regular basis.’ - Fiona Davies, Senior Nurse Lecturer, University of Derby

The Future of Nursing

Leading Change, Advancing Health

Author: Institute of Medicine,Committee on the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Initiative on the Future of Nursing, at the Institute of Medicine

Publisher: National Academies Press

ISBN: 0309208955

Category: Medical

Page: 700

View: 4703

The Future of Nursing explores how nurses' roles, responsibilities, and education should change significantly to meet the increased demand for care that will be created by health care reform and to advance improvements in America's increasingly complex health system. At more than 3 million in number, nurses make up the single largest segment of the health care work force. They also spend the greatest amount of time in delivering patient care as a profession. Nurses therefore have valuable insights and unique abilities to contribute as partners with other health care professionals in improving the quality and safety of care as envisioned in the Affordable Care Act (ACA) enacted this year. Nurses should be fully engaged with other health professionals and assume leadership roles in redesigning care in the United States. To ensure its members are well-prepared, the profession should institute residency training for nurses, increase the percentage of nurses who attain a bachelor's degree to 80 percent by 2020, and double the number who pursue doctorates. Furthermore, regulatory and institutional obstacles -- including limits on nurses' scope of practice -- should be removed so that the health system can reap the full benefit of nurses' training, skills, and knowledge in patient care. In this book, the Institute of Medicine makes recommendations for an action-oriented blueprint for the future of nursing.

Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting

Author: Roberta Joanne Emerson

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0323036082

Category: Medical

Page: 384

View: 6974

2007 AJN Book of the Year Award Winner Nursing Education in the Clinical Setting provides a practical approach to clinical nursing instruction. Although grounded in adult learning theory, this unique resource provides practical suggestions and addresses common questions and issues. The text incorporates illustrative scenarios, discussion questions, and reflection exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application of the content. Addresses the role transition for a nurse with clinical expertise to that of clinical nursing instructor. Provides important tips for effectively appraising student performance such as student involvement in self-evaluation and goal setting, and suggestions for how evaluation and appraisal are shared with the student. Incorporates sample scenarios to illustrate concepts and allow the reader to apply them. Integrates discussion questions and exercises designed to facilitate thoughtful application and critical thinking skills. Addresses all aspects of learning, including "cognitive" (e.g., critical thinking), "affective" (e.g., caring), and "psychomotor" (e.g., technical skills). Provides actual examples of tools to be used for documenting student performance and approaches for stimulating student involvement and critical thinking. Includes a separate chapter on Clinical Faculty as Clinical Coach that discusses how learning is facilitated in the clinical setting with the guidance of an effective teacher. Features a Clinical Toolbox that contains a variety of supplemental resources, including sample approaches for teaching and evaluation, suggestions for preparing anecdotal notes, and relevant reference material. Incorporates issues related to computer access of patient data banks for students, and the federal regulations mandated by HIPAA and their clinical education implications.

Nursing Education Challenges in the 21st Century

Author: Leana E. Callara,Leana R. Callara

Publisher: Nova Publishers

ISBN: 9781600216619

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 4120

Presents some analyses of nursing education.

Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing

Second Edition

Author: Rona F. Levin, PhD, RN

Publisher: Springer Publishing Company

ISBN: 0826148131

Category: Medical

Page: 432

View: 5495

Awarded second place in the 2013 AJN Book of the Year Awards in the Nursing Education/Continuing Education category This AJN award-winning text is the only book to teach evidence-based practice (EBP) content grounded in a tested philosophy of teaching and learning. It provides the tools, perspective and context for health educators and practitioners to implement evidence-based care practices and evaluate their efficacy. Reflecting four years of successful experiences in helping academic agencies understand and implement EBP, this new edition has been reorganized to include updated information and five new chapters. It stresses the importance of mentorship in creating EBP and illustrates how mentorship can be designed and implemented to promote EBP. The text clarifies three principal values: How to integrate EBP into academic curricula How to implement an EBP model in clinical settings (for graduate, second career, and CE students) How to address teaching and learning strategies for specific user groups Teaching Evidence-Based Practice in Nursing will be of value to clinical and academic educators, educational and clinical administrators, unit managers, students attending CE programs, and students in nursing education graduate programs. Key Features: Revises and expands upon AJN Book of the Year Award first edition Reflects knowledge gained from four years of successful experiences in teaching and learning EBP since publication of first edition Provides comprehensive and innovative strategies for mentoring and teaching EBP in education and practice scenarios Describes how to implement EBP at undergraduate levels, for second career students, and in continuing education

Placement Learning in Medical Nursing,A guide for students in practice,1

Placement Learning in Medical Nursing

Author: Maggie Maxfield,Michelle Parker

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702043028

Category: Medical

Page: 336

View: 9881

Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments? This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement Helps make the most of learning opportunities Explains how to develop medical competencies, mapping specific cancer and palliative care exercises and activities to the NMC competencies Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like Honest discussion of the challenges of a medical placement to help avoid problems Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise Focus on the essential evidence base of cancer and palliative care nursing, linking theory to practice Series features: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements What to expect before a placement What you can expect to learn on placement How to consolidate your experience and learning Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios Short case studies to link theory with practice Key points reminder boxes Worried about your next placement? Will you 'fit in'? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn to meet practice assessments? This series will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from each placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities. This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course. Each title provides: A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements How to prepare for your placement What you can expect to learn during a placement Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio Case studies that link theory with practice How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites. Titles in the Placement Learning series: Surgical nursing Medical nursing Cancer and palliative care nursing Mental health nursing Community care nursing Older people nursing

A Guide for International Nursing Students in Australia and New Zealand

Author: Bernadette Hally

Publisher: Elsevier Australia

ISBN: 0729538796

Category: Medical

Page: 232

View: 7906

"A Guide for International Nursing Students is an essential resource for overseas nurses and international students of nursing in Australia and New Zealand. It assists the reader to develop essential communication skills for practice as a student and registered nurse in the region. A companion CD allows the reader to become familiar with authentic nursing conversations and nursing handovers."--Provided by publisher.