The Clinical Placement - An Essential Guide for Nursing Students: 5th Edition

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Clinical placements are wonderful learning experiences but they can also be daunting. This book is written specifically for nursing students undertaking a Diploma or Bachelor of Nursing. It will help you prepare for clinical placements and enhance your knowledge and confidence.

Written by leading academics Tracy Levett-Jones and Kerry Reid-Searl, The Clinical Placement will give you the knowledge, strategies, practical tips and insights you need to excel in your placements. It has a strong focus on both person-centred care, self-care, professional and personal responsibilities.

With a supporting video series containing a wealth of practical ideas from expert nurses and recently graduated students, this book will empower you to complete your clinical placements feeling confident and capable as you undertake your journey to becoming a registered nurse.

CHAPTER 1: THE RULES OF ENGAGEMENT
Introduction
Know the Lie of the Land
The Clinical Placement—What It Is and Why It Matters
Person-Centred Care
Models of Care
Safe and Effective Practice
Working Within Your Scope of Practice
Supervision and Support
Working Hard to Belong
First Impressions Last
Mandatory Requirements for Clinical Placements
The Roles and Responsibilities of the Interprofessional Healthcare Team
References/Acknowledgements
CHAPTER 2 : GREAT EXPECTATIONS
Introduction
Patients’ Expectations
Clinicians’ Expectations
Nurse Managers’ Expectations
Professional Expectations
Legal Requirements
Nursing Students’ Expectations
Speak Up, Speak Out
Don’t Take Things Personally
Compliance and Compromise
Exercise Your Rights
References/Acknowledgements

CHAPTER 3 : HOW YOU ACT
Introduction
Cultural Competence and cultural safety
Patient Safety
Clinical Governance
Evidence-Based Practice
Advocacy
Managing Conflict
Dealing with Horizontal Violence
Dealing with Sexual Harassment
Self-Care
Putting Work Ahead of Your Studies
Clinical Placements in Organisations Where You Are Employed
Clinical Placements at Distant Locations
Clinical Learning Objectives
Student Assessment
Giving and Receiving Gifts
Visitors During Clinical Placements
Using Supplies From the Healthcare Organisation
Punctuality and Reliability
References/Acknowledgements
CHAPTER 4 : HOW YOU THINK AND FEEL
Introduction
Empathic Nursing Practice
Reflective Practice
Reality Check and Seeking Feedback
Emotional Intelligence
Critical Thinking and Clinical Reasoning
Ethical Dilemmas in Nursing
Crossing the Line
References/Acknowledgements
CHAPTER 5 : HOW YOU COMMUNICATE
Introduction
Therapeutic Communication
Interprofessional and Intraprofessional Communication
Communicating as a Professional Nurse
Diversity and its Impact on Clinical Communication
Using Professional Language
Documentation and Legal Issues
Patient Handover
Telephones and the Internet
Use of Social Media
Self-Disclosure
Receiving and Providing Effective Feedback
References/Acknowledgements
CHAPTER 6: INSIGHTS FROM EXPERTS
Introduction
Intensive Care Nursing
Paediatric Nursing
Prison Nursing
Trauma Nursing
Medical Surgical Nursing
Older Person Nursing
Community Nursing
Drug and Alcohol Nursing
Mental Health Nursing
Practice Nursing
Palliative Care
Clinical Research in Nursing

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