Placement Learning in Medical Nursing

1st Edition

A guide for students in practice


Key Features

    Placement Learning in Medical Nursing covers the following areas:

  • Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a medical nursing placement
  • Provides the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual, 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
  • Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a medical nursing 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/patient pathway approach to consolidating learning, from pre-diagnosis, through a range of treatment options 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.


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Bailièrre Tindall
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