Clinical placements

Gastroenterology placement: what nursing students can expect

It’s a specialty where you will develop core clinical and non-clinical skills, while learning from clinical nurse specialists and the multidisciplinary team

It’s a specialty where you will develop core clinical and non-clinical skills, while learning from clinical nurse specialists and the multidisciplinary team

Gastrointestinal nursing services offer excellent multidisciplinary learning experiences for nursing students.

Gastroenterology is a hugely diverse specialty, offering students the opportunity to learn from expert nurses about a variety of gastrointestinal conditions.

There are many learning opportunities available, yet a lack of understanding of the specialty means these are often not fully appreciated.

What is gastroenterology?

So what is gastroenterology and what can you expect from a placement in this setting?

Gastroenterology focuses on the care of the digestive system. It covers a variety of conditions, such as inflammatory

...

Want to read more?

Unlock full access to RCNi Plus today

Save over 50% on your first three months:

  • Customisable clinical dashboard featuring 200+ topics
  • Unlimited online access to all 10 RCNi Journals including Nursing Standard
  • RCNi Learning featuring 180+ RCN accredited learning modules
  • NMC-compliant RCNi Portfolio to build evidence for revalidation
  • Personalised newsletters tailored to your interests

This article is not available as part of an institutional subscription. Why is this?

Jobs