A Handbook for Student Nurses, third edition, 2021-22 : Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice
A Handbook for Student Nurses is widely recommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for new students. The book provides an introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for their training. This third edition has been thoroughly revised to reflect the new NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses and the most recent update of the NMC Code. It also features a completely new chapter on health promotion. The 2021-22 update incorporates the very latest developments in nurse education and in the health service. A Handbook for Student Nurses covers the core of first-year nursing studies:Practice supervision and assessmentCommunicationLegal and professional issuesValues, ethics and cultural awarenessReflection and personal developmentQuality care and evidence-based practiceStudy skillsPublic health and promoting health and wellbeingWHAT STUDENTS AND LECTURERS THINK ABOUT THIS BOOK:"... an invaluable resource and a daily accompaniment for lectures... I take it into my second year with the knowledge that I have a great reference book I can reflect on throughout my years of training.""I found this to be an excellent resource and I feel students new to the profession would find it extremely useful.... The book is well-organised, highly readable and accessible.""An excellent introductory text for student nurses, written in a clear and illuminative style." "[An] excellent textbook that provides up-to-date and relevant information for pre- and postregistration nursing students." "This is an excellent book, full of relevant information for student nurses."