The Clinical Placement

1st Edition

A Nursing Survival Guide

Authors:

  • Print ISBN 9780702029707

Description

This title is written by experienced professionals from Australia. A nursing students’ clinical placement experience is often fraught with problems. Anecdotal and empirical evidence suggests that nursing students experience feelings of stress, anxiety, alienation, disillusionment and disempowerment as a consequence of problems they encounter while on clinical placement. The guide is a user friendly resource designed to facilitate a smoother transition through this challenging phase of nursing education.

Key Features

  • a simple, student-centred format that illustrates problems the students might encounter though the use of stories and scenarios
  • "coaching tips" provide the student with guidance and insight into how they can best navigate their way through the clinical placement and how problems can be resolved or prevented
  • Reflective thinking activities encourage self-assessment and experiential learning
  • Includes insights from clinical experts across a diverse range of specialties

Table of Contents

The rules of engagement. Great expectations. How you act. How you think and feel. How you communicate. Insights from clinical experts.

Details

No. of pages:
224
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2009
Published:
Imprint:
Bailièrre Tindall
Print ISBN:
9780702029707

About the authors

Tracy Levett-Jones

Affiliations and Expertise

Deputy Head of School (Teaching & Learning), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW

Sharon Bourgeois

Affiliations and Expertise

Assistant Professor, Disciplines of Nursing and Midwifery,Faculty of Health, University of Canberra