Nursing studies

Individuals working together as a team

When your course schedule says ‘group work’ and you think ‘hard work’

Ways to cope with conflicting study styles and goals in collaborative learning

The plight of those with no place to call home

Charity work helped a student see the plight of homeless people with mental health issues

Amy Fancourt

I’m more used to picketing, but now I’ll fight for nursing students inside the RCN

Amy Fancourt explains what drives her passion to represent fellow students on the RCN council

CPR

‘Effective CPR can be taught in less than 20 minutes – and that’s time well spent’

Nursing students in Scotland held a teaching event that trained more than 135 people

Child at a training session

Planting the seeds of sepsis education

A trip to India by RCNi student award winner helped her share infection control knowledge

Mental health

What it takes to be a mental health nurse

A complex mix of skills is needed to put people in control of their situation

Rachael Lambe and Ellen Soutter

‘We want to take the fear out of giving end of life care’

Two students have developed a training module to allay the concerns of first-years

Ross and Yvonne dance together

From kitchen to care home: ‘my career change is as rewarding as it gets’

Care worker and prospective nursing student Ross Balmer outlines his ambitions

Older student

I’m a man in my fifties, and I’m a nursing student

After initial doubts, Mark Walsh now says he has never felt more fulfilled

cards are picked up

Winning at teamwork and time management: how a board game is helping nursing students

Two nurse teachers found a fun way to focus on the serious business of clinical priorities

What a career in research nursing can offer

Research is a part of the NHS remit but students have little exposure to it during training

Katie Dutton holds the sepsis six card

Could it be sepsis? The question all nursing students should learn to ask

I'm on a mission to encourage nursing students to become sepsis champions

Tips for nursing students who are starting their studies

Nursing professor Jan Draper welcomes this year's cohort of nursing students

Refugee camp made me thankful for NHS

A nursing student describes volunteering at a refugee camp and reflects on what she learned

BME students benefit from high achievers scheme

Initiative recognises that gifted students need support to reach their full potential

A student perspective on editorial content

Joining the RCNi editorial board gives Rachel Dakin a chance to share students’ perspective

How my simple sticker system improved steroid management

Serious illness led one student to devise a way to help nurses administer steroids on time

Helping students find their feet

Joleen McKee talks about her ideas to help nursing students get the most from placements

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