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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.
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
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
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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