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Placement Learning in Older People Nursing

A guide for students in practice


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Worried about your placement? Will you fit in? Will you have the right skills? What do you need to learn for practice assessments?

This book will help you with all these concerns. It will tell you what to expect from the placement, what you can learn, how to link theory and practice, and how to make the most of your learning opportunities.

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Key Features

    • A logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for a medical placement
    • Helps make the most of learning opportunities
    • Explains how to develop medical competencies, mapping specific cancer and palliative care exercises and activities to the NMC competencies
    • Narratives from other students describe what the placement will really be like
    • Honest discussion of the challenges of a medical placement to help avoid problems
    • Advice on possible approaches to situations that may arise
    • Focus on the essential evidence base of cancer and palliative care nursing, linking theory to practice



    Series features:

    • A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements
    • What to expect before a placement
    • What you can expect to learn on placement
    • How to consolidate your experience and learning
    • Clear links and examples with NMC proficiencies
    • Guidance on what to use as evidence for portfolios
    • Short case studies to link theory with practice
    • Key points reminder boxes

Author Information

    By Julie McGarry, DHSci, MMedSci, PGDip (Medical ethics), BA (Hons), RN (MH), University of Nottingham, School of Nursing, Midwifery and Physiotherapy, Derby, UK; Philip Clissett; Davina Porock, PhD RGN, Professor and Associate Dean for Research and Scholarship, Center for Nursing Research, University at Buffalo, State University of New York, Buffalo, USA and Wendy Louise Walker, RN, D HSci, MSc, BA(hons), Lecturer and BSc programme leader

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Placement Learning in Older People Nursing
  • Paperback
  • Reference
  • 208 Pages
  • Trim Size: 4 13/16 X 7 5/16 in
  • Imprint: Bailliere Tindall
  • ISBN: 978-0-7020-4304-8
  • Copyright: 2012