Best practice

Illustration showing a group of people assembling a giant jigsaw puzzle. Sometimes completing an exercise can help us to piece things together. Picture: Alamy

How a simulation exercise improved my communication skills

A learning activity with a service user put theory into practice for student Leah Butler

man and woman ballroom dance

A truly inspirational placement taught me about compassion and a love for life

I witnessed the kind of dedication I want to emulate in my own nursing career

man signs consent form

Why clinical research can be a rewarding setting for your elective

Research is often overlooked by nursing students when choosing placements

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

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

What I learned from shadowing the specialists

A student’s experience of shadowing a clinical nurse specialist and a senior research nurse

Importance of preventing pressure ulcers was highlighted by training

A student on placement gained confidence after training to manage pressure ulcers in older...

My degree has prepared me to cope with the pressures of nursing

It's been a rollercoaster start but Zoe Butler knows she has the foundation to succeed

Nurse’s response to medicine refusal was a lesson in quality care

A nurse halted a drug round when a patient declined additional medication and took the time...

Talk about resuscitation - it’s crucial to patient-centred care

While working with a critical care outreach team, nursing student Cara Large helped perform...

Free

Something worth sharing: why students should enter the RCNi Nurse Awards

RCNi Nurse Awards 2018 is open for entries, and here the 2017 student category winner Zoe...

BSL©ALamy

Spreading the word about learning sign language

After her knowledge of British Sign Language helped nursing student Harriet Monks...

Pages

Jobs