Transition to nursing: Preparation for practice

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Whitehead, Bill and Brown, Michelle 2017. Transition to nursing: Preparation for practice. Open University Press.
AuthorsWhitehead, Bill and Brown, Michelle
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This book is for you if you’re in the final stage of a pre-registration nursing course or if you are making the transition to becoming a registered nurse. It provides you with a toolkit of advice to help you deal with challenges you’ll face and prepare you with an understanding of what the university and NMC will be looking for. Clear advice is given on the academic skills you will need, how to face the rigours of the final year, and what you need to demonstrate in your behaviour and placements. Professional issues covered include using evidence in practice, managing a caseload, and how far to fi t into or question workplace culture. The features of this book include: • Guidance enriched by the latest research and expert knowledge of this transition period • Reflective learning boxes to help you identify how you can prepare • Case studies raising issues from student and registered nurses’ experience going through this transition • Short chapters enable quick learning to support you now • Knowledge that will build your confidence and enhance your ability to fit into your first job This book is recommended reading for all final year nursing students and nurses new to the profession.

This book is for you if you’re in the final stage of a pre-registration
nursing course or if you are making the transition to becoming a
registered nurse. It provides you with a toolkit of advice to help
you deal with challenges you’ll face and prepare you with an
understanding of what the university and NMC will be looking for.
Clear advice is given on the academic skills you will need, how to
face the rigours of the final year, and what you need to demonstrate
in your behaviour and placements. Professional issues covered
include using evidence in practice, managing a caseload, and how
far to fi t into or question workplace culture.
The features of this book include:
• Guidance enriched by the latest research and expert knowledge of
this transition period
• Reflective learning boxes to help you identify how you can prepare
• Case studies raising issues from student and registered nurses’
experience going through this transition
• Short chapters enable quick learning to support you now
• Knowledge that will build your confidence and enhance your ability
to fit into your first job
This book is recommended reading for all final year nursing students
and nurses new to the profession.

KeywordsTransition; Nursing; Preceptorship; Preceptor; Newly qualified nurses
ISBN9.78E+12
Web address (URL)http://hdl.handle.net/10545/621895
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