Placement Learning in Surgical Nursing

1st Edition

A guide for students in practice

Editors:

  • Karen Holland
  • Roxburgh
  • Key Features

    • 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.

    Details

    No. of pages:
    224
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2012
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Bailièrre Tindall
    Print ISBN:
    9780702043055
    Electronic ISBN:
    9780702051869

    About the editors

    Karen Holland

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Professorial Fellow, School of Nursing, University of Salford, Salford, UK

    Roxburgh

    Affiliations and Expertise

    Lecturer in Nursing, Stirling University, Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Stirling, UK