A Handbook for Student Nurses
Introducing Key Issues Relevant for PracticeeBook - 2015
The 2015–16 edition of AHandbook for Student Nurses has been brought completely up to date toincorporate the revised 2015 NMC Code, new NMC guidance on raising concerns andon using social media, the duty of candour, and other recent developments inthe health service. References have also been comprehensively updated.
The book provides an introduction to the essentialbackground knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as afoundation for their training. It covers the core of first year nursingstudies:
- Legal and professional issues
Values and health care ethics
Reflection and personal development
Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration
Case studies and examples, activities and reflection pointsall aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports,and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to coreinformation.
A Handbook for StudentNurses is widely recommended in institutions across the UK and is essentialreading for new students.
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The2015–16 edition of A Handbook for StudentNurses has been brought completely up to date to incorporate the revised2015 NMC Code, new NMC guidance on raising concerns and on using social media,the duty of candour, and other recent developments in the health service.