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Safeguarding demystified: a beginner’s guide

It’s an issue fundamental to nursing care, but do you know what’s expected of you?

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

Wanted: future nurse leaders seeking programmes made for students

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

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

Music and dementia: how playlists can promote person-centred care

Learn how to promote sensitive, tailored use of music in care settings

From care assistant to registered nurse: taking the foundation course route

Two students’ experiences of juggling a nursing course and placements with a care home role

Clinical placements

What to expect from a clinical placement in a prison: tips from a nursing student

How the reality of prison healthcare challenged my preconceived ideas

Your first patient death: how to cope and what it teaches you about end of life care

A student explains what she learned from the death of a patient during a placement

When clinical placements don’t meet students’ learning needs

How a frailty service refined its programme and the benefits for students and supervisors

Pop-up hospital helps students make up for placements lost to COVID-19

University offers practical experience with clinical scenarios role-played by student peers

A nurse sits talking to a nursing home resident as he undertakes a craft activity

Dementia at the end of life: why every nursing student needs to learn about it

An Admiral Nurse explains how she uses hospice placements to deepen nursing students’ understanding

A 'This is me' form and an elderly male patient in the background

‘This is me’ document helped me provide personalised end of life care

A student reflects on building a nurse-patient relationship with a hospice patient

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