Nursing studies

What are e-PADs and how can I get the most out of them on placement?

The pros and cons of electronic practice assessment documents, plus tips from fellow students

Reasonable adjustments: what do I need to know and how can I adapt my practice?

How to ensure nursing care is person-centred and equally accessible to every individual

Talking continence: what you can do to encourage patients to seek timely advice

Embarrassment can stop people discussing bladder or bowel issues – here’s how you can help

OSCEs: tell me what they involve and how I can prepare for them

Nursing lecturers share their advice on how to shine at these practical assessments

Wanted: future nurse leaders seeking programmes made for students

We look at the schemes that nurture and develop your leadership skills from day one

How to manage conflict professionally: tips for placements and teamworking

Friction and disagreement are inevitable, but you can use them to reflect and develop skills

Take a year out from study, get paid and boost your CV: an internship with a difference

Promoting academic careers with a combined teaching and clinical research role for students

Academic misconduct – what is it and how can I avoid it?

Whether deliberate or not, breaches such as plagiarism can damage your career prospects

Nursing student stands at bedside assessing patient's pain using pain scale

Pain assessment and management: the knowledge and skills you need

Understanding pain type, what to do if pain is unrelieved and the tools you need

Travelling to clinical placement: what are the rules and can I claim back costs?

How far students should have to travel and what to do if you’re worried about logistics

What is unprofessional behaviour and how can I avoid it?

Professionalism isn’t keeping quiet and looking tidy – here’s how to focus on what matters

Simulated clinical placements: how to learn from mistakes in a risk-free environment

Virtual reality and high-tech simulation can build confidence to practise safely

How to be clear: communication tips for compassionate care and effective teamwork

Advice on adapting your communication style to the needs of patients and colleagues

How resuscitation training can ease the transition from student to newly qualified nurse

Staffordshire University’s free courses offer a way to keep in touch with former students

Second-year studies amid a global pandemic: making up for missed placements

Online lectures and lessons are now the norm, but can our clinical skills meet expectations?

COVID-19 may be disrupting my degree, but it won’t dim my desire to be a nurse

I’m entering my second year as a nursing student with no experience of a hospital ward

When you don’t fit the nursing student ‘ideal’: overcoming academic barriers

We need to re-evaluate how we support and assess students with a specific learning difficulty

COVID-19: what nursing students will need most as they join the emergency register

Reassurance and support from healthcare professionals, universities and our peers is vital
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