Nursing studies

Putting theory into practice every day

One of the most effective ways to cement your learning and hone your nursing skills is through living your nursing knowledge. Here are some tips on how to use your nursing knowledge in everyday life.
Putting theory into practice

One of the most effective ways to cement your learning and hone your nursing skills is through living your nursing knowledge. Here are some tips on how to use your nursing knowledge in everyday life.

Be your own human model: Anatomy and physiology is one of those subjects that many nursing students consider challenging. However, if you think of your own body as an anatomy model it becomes easier to retain and understand information. Get into the habit of referring to body parts with their anatomical names (such as metacarpals for bones in the finger) and considering the physiological functions that take place in your body (for example, the kidneys filtering waste after drinking). Mentally applying the knowledge you gain to your own body is a form of self-reflection – an important component of nurse training.

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