Nursing studies

How to handle negative feedback

The desire to do well in assignments and practice placement can make criticism hard to take. Here’s how to cope – and accept less favourable comments as an essential part of the learning process.
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The desire to do well in assignments and practice placement can make criticism hard to take. Heres how to cope and accept less favourable comments as an essential part of the learning process

It is worth spending time reflecting on the expectations you set yourself. Hopefully, your aim is to be the best nurse you can be. But there is a reason that your course is the length it is. The skills and aptitude needed to become a proficient nurse take time to master, therefore it is only to be expected that you may not get everything right first time.

When you put pressure on yourself to achieve top marks in everything you do you are setting yourself up to fail. This is especially true in healthcare, as

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