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Transition to Nursing Practice

Transition to Nursing Practice
From Student to Registered Nurse

June 2018 | 216 pages | Learning Matters

Do you feel ready to make the leap from nursing student to fully qualified, registered nurse? Would you like to feel more confident about embarking on the next stage of your nursing career?

Moving from student to registered nurse is a big transition and it is important for final year students to feel fully prepared for life after study. Covering a range of topics including accountability, professionalism, re-validation and fitness to practice, this text gives you a thorough overview of the responsibilities associated with being a fully qualified nurse.

The book starts by helping you to assess your current level of practice and identify any areas requiring additional attention, allowing you to get the most from your final year of training and enter the workplace with confidence.

Chapter 1: Managing the transition from student to registered nurse
Chapter 2: Self-assessment of knowledge, skills and attitudinal values through critical reflection
Chapter 3: Transition-focused reflection and personal development planning
Chapter 4: Looking after your health and wellbeing during role transition
Chapter 5: Learning theory for personal and professional development
Chapter 6: Identifying and developing clinical leadership in relation to transition
Chapter 7: Transition support
Chapter 8: Preparing for, developing and maintaining your nursing career

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