Placement Learning in Surgical Nursing: A Guide for Students in Practice (Paperback)

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Placement Learning in Surgical Nursing: A Guide for Students in Practice (Paperback)

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Are you unsure about your surgical nursing placement? Do you need guidance on what to prepare to get the most out of your practice learning? Will you have the range of skills to care for people undergoing surgery? What learning opportunities will there be to meet your competencies? How can you maximise your learning during this placement?

This book will help you with all these concerns. It will advise you on 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 and meet your competencies.

  • Takes a logical, step-by-step approach to preparing for learning on a surgical placement

Provides an introduction to the principles of care, treatment and management of an individual undergoing surgery, linking university-learned theory to clinical practice

Gives helpful evidence-based practice examples and resources to support placement learning

Identifies clinical skills that underpin care of a person undergoing surgery

Highlights potential learning opportunities and experiences available on a surgical nursing placement

Explains how to develop your clinical portfolio by completing specific exercises and activities

Maps all activities and exercises to the NMC competencies

Discusses the possible challenges that may arise during a surgical placement and advises on approaches to a range of situations

Adopts a case study/patient pathway approach to learning, from pre-admission to discharge.

Series features:

A unique guide to getting the most from clinical placements

How to prepare for your placement

What you can expect to learn during a placement

Clear links to, and examples of, achieving NMC competencies

Guidance on what to use as evidence for your portfolio

Case studies that link theory with practice

How to consolidate your experience and learn from the placement

Tips, activities, further reading suggestions and useful websites.

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

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

This is the only series specifically for student nurses undertaking specific practice placements, and will give you all the information you need in a user-friendly format. Each book in the series covers a specific area of practice for a typical placement on a pre-registration nursing course.

Titles in this series:

Surgical nursing

Medical nursing

Cancer and palliative care nursing

Mental health nursing

Community care nursing

Older people nursing

Each book also covers:

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
Product Details ISBN: 9780702043055
ISBN-10: 0702043052
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall
Publication Date: October 10th, 2012
Pages: 224
Language: English
Series: Placement Learning