Growing confidence

woman talking in an interview situation – thorough preparation helps nurses impress prospective employers at interview

A nurse’s guide to winning at job interviews

Tips and techniques for conquering your nerves and impressing the panel

women smile and talk together

How storytelling can help close the nursing student attainment gap

Nursing curricula need to reflect the diversity of students’ backgrounds and experience

A nurse sits talking to a nursing home resident as he undertakes a craft activity

Dementia at the end of life: why every nursing student needs to learn about it

An Admiral Nurse explains how she uses hospice placements to deepen students’ understanding

Presenting at conferences can help nursing students develop critical thinking skills, as well as experience in public speaking

Your first presentation: a nursing student’s guide to speaking at conferences

How presenting can help you develop critical thinking skills, plus tips for preparing

 Nursing is fast-paced in the emergency department

Mental health and adult nursing, plus the pace of emergency care – this role has it all

A dual-registration newly qualified nurse reflects on what she has learned in her first year

Three nursing students look happy to be on clinical placement together

Welcome to nursing – our dynamic, diverse and hugely rewarding profession

You’ve chosen a career full of opportunity, and there’s a whole community to support you too

Apprentice. Picture: iStock

An apprenticeship has helped restart my nursing career

Michelle Simpson had to give up her degree course but is now able to earn as she learns

Jessica Fichardo in Peru

Don’t underestimate the experience you’ll gain on a placement abroad

An elective placement in Peru challenged my perceptions of nursing practice – and myself

Simulation gives students a short-cut to confidence

Simulation of emergencies requiring clinical decisions is instilling confidence in students

document passes from one hand to the next

The importance of delivering a good handover

Laura Slim finds handovers nerve-wracking but is learning to be more confident

surgical team in theatre

I’m so glad I chose to go into perioperative practice – and here’s why

Oliver Stone found he thrives in the demanding but tight-knit environment of theatre nursing

nursing student on placement

Tips for nursing students on making the most of your final clinical placement

With registration within sight, it’s time to maximise every learning opportunity

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