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The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition

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The Clinical Placement: An Essential Guide for Nursing Students 2e is a unique text designed to assist nursing students, and their facilitators, as they navigate their way through the clinical placement learning experience. Written in an interactive and engaging style, the authors explore complex dilemmas and concerns, and suggest how potential problems can be prevented or resolved. The aim is for students to achieve quality clinical placement which is crucial to the development of competent and confident practitioners.

The new edition builds on the strengths of the text with an increased focus on New Zealand health to provide a balanced ANZ approach. The text incorporates recent changes to Clinical practice with regard to risk management, improved communication and hand over techniques.There is a new focus on Indigenous health, including a discussion on cultural issues for indigenous populations and a general discussion on how to handle cultural sensitivities whilst working on the ward.

Revised in accordance with the ANMC updated National Competency standards for national registration, The Clinical Placement: An Essential Guide for Nursing Students 2e offers a practical support mechanism for nursing students as well as Registered Nurses re-entering clinical environments.

New to This Edition

    . new sections to address contemporary issues such as Indigenous health, patient safety, clinical reasoning, therapeutic communication, interprofessional communication, clinical handover, emotional intelligence, information and communication technology and social networking
    . issues of relevance to the New Zealand health care context
    . discussion of topical issues such as national registration
    . enhanced attention to cultural safety
    . refers to the most recent professional standards and codes of practice
    . new clinical specialties profiled, including drug and alcohol nursing, emergency nursing and international nursing

Key Features

    . stories and scenarios to help students relate theory to the reality of practice
    . 'something to think about' boxes offering valuable advice
    . 'student experience' sections
    . reflective thinking activities to encourage self-assessment and experiential learning

Author Information

    By Tracy Levett-Jones, PhD, RN, MEd & Work, BN, DipAppSc(Nursing), Deputy Head of School (Teaching & Learning), School of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Health, University of Newcastle, NSW and Sharon Bourgeois, RN, PhD, MEd, MA, FCN, FRCNA, Assistant Professor, Disciplines of Nursing and Midwifery,Faculty of Health, University of Canberra

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The Clinical Placement, 2nd Edition
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  • Imprint: Churchill Livingstone Australia
  • Copyright: 2011