With all nurses expected to demonstrate leadership, management and team working skills it is vital that students engage with this aspect of their training as early as possible. As well as covering all of the core theory and knowledge, the authors encourage the reader to explore their own values and experiences when it comes to leadership that will help to develop emotional intelligence and a solid understanding of what good leadership and management practice looks like and why it matters to them.
· Written with the needs of student nurses firmly in mind with activities and case studies that bring theory to life
· Linked to the 2018 NMC standards of proficiency for registered nurses
· Provides practical guidance on the immediate challenges that the new nurse will face