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The Student Nurse Toolkit : An Essential Guide for Surviving Your Course

By: Peate, Ian.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (336 p.).ISBN: 9781118393918.Subject(s): Education, Nursing -- Methods | Students, Nursing | Vocational guidanceGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The Student Nurse Toolkit : An Essential Guide for Surviving Your CourseDDC classification: 610.73071 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
The Student Nurse Toolkit; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1 Entry to Nursing; Your university of choice; Funding; Meeting requirements; The application form; Selection day; The interview; Starting nurse education; Summary; Resources; CHAPTER 2 The Nursing and Midwifery Council and Other Regulatory Bodies; Health profession regulation; The Health and Care Professions Council; The General Medical Council; The role and function of the Nursing and Midwifery Council; Education and conduct; Managing concerns and allegations; The Code; Professional conduct: student nurses
Good health, good character and fitness to practiseSummary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 3 Nursing Education: the Standards for Pre-registration Nurse Education; A brief history of nurse education; Standards for pre-registration nurse education; The need for new standards for pre-registration nursing education; The new standards and service provision; The standards for education; Standards for competence; NMC quality assurance; Standards for education; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 4 Nursing, Health and Social Care; Healthcare; Social care; Partnership working
Health and social care reformThe vulnerable person; Speaking out; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 5 Assessment Tools; The phases of the nursing process; Assessment tools; The Waterlow pressure ulcer assessment tool; Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool; Modified Early Warning Score; Glasgow Coma Scale; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 6 The Essential Skills Clusters; The NHS Constitution; The essential skills clusters; Care, compassion and communication; Types of communication; Maintaining confidentiality; Disclosure; Organisational aspects of care
Infection prevention and controlNutrition and fluid management; Medicines management; Numerical assessment; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 7 The University Setting; The university structure; The senior management team; The academic staff; Professional administrative staff; Other support staff; Student support services; The personal tutor; Student representative bodies; The National Union of Students; UNISON; Royal College of Nursing; The anatomy of a programme of study; The academic year; Modular credits; Teaching, learning and assessment; Summary; References; Resources
CHAPTER 8 Practice Learning OpportunitiesThe practice setting; Practice learning opportunities; Teaching, learning and assessment; Teaching and learning; Assessment; Getting the most out of clinical learning opportunities: roles and responsibilities; Supernumerary practice; Simulation centre; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 9 The Nursing Elective; The purpose of the nursing elective; Preparing for the nursing elective; Finding and funding an elective; Funding opportunities; Making contact; Risk assessment; Getting the most out of your elective placement; Summary; References; Resources
CHAPTER 10 Managing Self
Summary: Your very own companion to any pre-registration nursing course! Packed with advice, hints and tips, this essential, practical guide will orientate and guide you through your nursing course even before you start.  Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, this Toolkit is full of strategies and help for surviving and succeeding on your pre-registration nursing course, and addresses all the key issues and concerns you may face, including: How to get the most out of your clinical placementThe nursing terminology you need to know - including NMC standards<
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The Student Nurse Toolkit; Contents; Preface; CHAPTER 1 Entry to Nursing; Your university of choice; Funding; Meeting requirements; The application form; Selection day; The interview; Starting nurse education; Summary; Resources; CHAPTER 2 The Nursing and Midwifery Council and Other Regulatory Bodies; Health profession regulation; The Health and Care Professions Council; The General Medical Council; The role and function of the Nursing and Midwifery Council; Education and conduct; Managing concerns and allegations; The Code; Professional conduct: student nurses

Good health, good character and fitness to practiseSummary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 3 Nursing Education: the Standards for Pre-registration Nurse Education; A brief history of nurse education; Standards for pre-registration nurse education; The need for new standards for pre-registration nursing education; The new standards and service provision; The standards for education; Standards for competence; NMC quality assurance; Standards for education; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 4 Nursing, Health and Social Care; Healthcare; Social care; Partnership working

Health and social care reformThe vulnerable person; Speaking out; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 5 Assessment Tools; The phases of the nursing process; Assessment tools; The Waterlow pressure ulcer assessment tool; Malnutrition Universal Screening Tool; Modified Early Warning Score; Glasgow Coma Scale; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 6 The Essential Skills Clusters; The NHS Constitution; The essential skills clusters; Care, compassion and communication; Types of communication; Maintaining confidentiality; Disclosure; Organisational aspects of care

Infection prevention and controlNutrition and fluid management; Medicines management; Numerical assessment; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 7 The University Setting; The university structure; The senior management team; The academic staff; Professional administrative staff; Other support staff; Student support services; The personal tutor; Student representative bodies; The National Union of Students; UNISON; Royal College of Nursing; The anatomy of a programme of study; The academic year; Modular credits; Teaching, learning and assessment; Summary; References; Resources

CHAPTER 8 Practice Learning OpportunitiesThe practice setting; Practice learning opportunities; Teaching, learning and assessment; Teaching and learning; Assessment; Getting the most out of clinical learning opportunities: roles and responsibilities; Supernumerary practice; Simulation centre; Summary; References; Resources; CHAPTER 9 The Nursing Elective; The purpose of the nursing elective; Preparing for the nursing elective; Finding and funding an elective; Funding opportunities; Making contact; Risk assessment; Getting the most out of your elective placement; Summary; References; Resources

CHAPTER 10 Managing Self

Your very own companion to any pre-registration nursing course! Packed with advice, hints and tips, this essential, practical guide will orientate and guide you through your nursing course even before you start.  Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, this Toolkit is full of strategies and help for surviving and succeeding on your pre-registration nursing course, and addresses all the key issues and concerns you may face, including: How to get the most out of your clinical placementThe nursing terminology you need to know - including NMC standards<

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Ian Peate is Visiting Professor at the University of West London and Editor-in-Chief of British Journal of Nursing.

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