Nursing studies

Leadership programmes for nursing students: what are my options?

We look at the programmes that nurture and develop the profession’s future leaders by teaching practical leadership skills early on in nursing degree studies

We look at the programmes that nurture and develop the profession’s future leaders by teaching practical leadership skills early on in nursing degree studies

Nursing students on clinical placements are often described as the eyes and ears on the ground – and with their up-to-date learning and fresh perspective, they have a great deal to contribute.

But how can students make their voices heard and learn the leadership skills that will help them make a difference, both as students and in their careers?

Developing leadership skills early on in nursing studies

Leadership programmes are often seen as the preserve of senior nurses – those who have a few years’ experience under their belt and who are looking to move

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