Final-year nursing students are often nervous about making the transition to being a registered nurse. This book helps students prepare for their first nursing role and uses 'real life' scenarios to consolidate their skills. It guides students through the final year with its increased demands, and assists them in meeting the NMC requirements for registration. It covers content commonly found on final year transition to practice modules including coping with stress; applying for jobs; what to expect from your first role; dealing with change; delegating and managing junior staff; handling risky situations; managing priorities and developing your career.
Making the Most of Your Final Year as a Nursing Student
Becoming an Independent Practitioner
Dealing with Change
Working with Staff: Your Role as a Leader
Taking on a Mentorship Role
Risks and Decisions
Nursing the Deteriorating Patient
How To Manage Competing Demands
What if Someone Wants to Make a Complaint?
Developing Your Career: Is There a Perfect Route?