Bethann Siviter, BSc(Hons), RN, DN Cert, Dip HE
This convenient Handbook will be invaluable to students starting out on a pre-registration nursing course. Covering a broad range of topics, from helping understand what tutors and mentors expect, how to plan work, and coping with stress, it will support undergraduates across all aspects of student life.
Understand nursing models, theories and philosophies
Understand medical terminology and nursing jargon
Deal with legal and ethical issues.
“This is an excellent and inspirational book for those embarking on a nursing course. The content provides a host of useful and indispensable information for all nursing pathways.” Nursing Standard, January 28 :: vol 23 no 21 :: 2009
‘This book is great!!! I take it everywhere I go’
‘superb guide for getting started as a pre-registration student’
‘full of information you may not want to ask about’
‘incredibly pragmatic advice for new students’
‘full of handy hints and guidance about placements’
‘like a really kind friend or mentor holding your hand when you get nervous’
By Bethann Siviter, BSc(Hons), RN, DN Cert, Dip HE, Nurse Consultant, South Birmingham Primary Care Trust, Moseley Hall Hospital, Birmingham, UK; Past Chair of the Association of Nursing Students and former student member of RCN Council, District Nurse Team Leader
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