A Handbook for Student Nurses: Introducing Key Issues Relevant for Practice 2nd Edition

Author: Wendy Benbow


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  • ISBN: 9781908625144
  • Author: Wendy Benbow
  • Publ Date: 2013-09-30
  • Edition: 2
  • Pages: 262
  • Imprint: LANTERN PUB *#
  • Status: ACT
  • ID - 177128

Table of Contents :

1 Nurse education and mentorship 2 Communication 3 Legal and professional issues 4 Values and healthcare ethics 5 The UK as a culturally diverse society 6 Quality assurance 7 Evidence-based practice 8 Interprofessional practice and changing roles in nursing 9 Reflection and professional development 10 Study skills and information technology 11 Medicine, IV fluid and blood administration


A Handbook for Student Nurses is a comprehensively updated introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for the rest of their training. This book covers the core of first year nursing: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills and IT * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration (new for this edition) Case studies and examples, activities and reflection points all aid learning, while up-to-date legislation, key documents and reports, and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to core information. What lecturers thought about the first edition: "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feel students new to the profession would find it extremely useful...The book is well-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, written in a clear and illuminative style."


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