The Clinical Placement, 4th Edition

An Essential Guide for Nursing Students
Authors :
Tracy Levett-Jones & Kerry Reid-Searl & Sharon Bourgeois

With a focus on preparation, expectations and how to think, act and communicate, The Clinical Placement: An essential guide for nursing students, 4th edition, is a valuable guide and companion for nursing students undertaking clinical placements. ......view more

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With a focus on preparation, expectations and how to think, act and communicate, The Clinical Placement: An essential guide for nursing students, 4th edition, is a valuable guide and companion for nursing students undertaking clinical placements. Written by Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl, this ‘must read’ book provides insights into the real world of practice, practical strategies for dealing with difficult and challenging situations, and a wealth of ideas to maximise learning and professional growth.

The Clinical Placement is supported by an engaging series of videos. These ‘Insights from Experts’ feature nurses from a diverse range of clinical practice areas who share insights, advice, challenges and opportunities for learning in a range of clinical settings.


New to this edition
  • NEW author team, Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl
  • NEW chapter 6 featuring:

- Reflection questions aligned to the 12 ‘Insights from experts’ videos on evolve

- ‘Need to know quick tips’ and ‘Challenges you may encounter’ for each clinical area

  • NEW introductory video from Tracy Levett-Jones discussing the challenges of clinical placement and the learning opportunity it provides.

Key Features

Evolve resources include:

  • An introductory video by Tracy Levett-Jones
  • ‘Insights from Experts’ videos with registered nurses
  • An eBook included with print purchase.

Author Information
By Tracy Levett-Jones, RN, BN, MEd&Work, PhD, Professor of Nursing Education, Discipline Lead – Nursing Faculty of Health, University of Technology Sydney, Australia ; Kerry Reid-Searl, RN, RM, BHlthSc(Nurs), MClinEd, PhD, Professor of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Sciences, CQUniversity, Australia and Sharon Bourgeois, RN, OTCert, BA, MA, MEd, PhD, Honorary Research Fellow, School of Nursing, University of Wollongong, Australia