Placement Learning in Cancer & Palliative Care Nursing

1st Edition

A guide for students in practice

Editors:

  • Penny Howard
  • Becky Whittaker (nee Chady)
  • Key Features

    • Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a cancer and palliative care placement
    • Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of someone with a cancer diagnosis, 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 an individual with cancer
    • Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a cancer and palliative care placement
    • Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities
    • Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies
    • Advises on approaches to a range of situations that may arise as a student nurse
    • Adopts a case-study approach to consolidating learning and to explore the patient pathway from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options to living beyond cancer or end-of-life 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.

    Details

    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Bailièrre Tindall
    Print ISBN:
    9780702043000
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702051746

    About the editors

    Penny Howard

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, Division of Nursing, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, UK

    Becky Whittaker (nee Chady)

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer, Palliative Care and End of Life Care, University of Nottingham, Division of Nursing, Nottingham, UK Surname of the book is still Chady