Adult nursing : preparing for practice by Dave Barton, Andreé le May

By Dave Barton, Andreé le May

A whole source to your occupation in nursing; this e-book can provide a valid wisdom foundation for powerful care and most sensible perform in health center and neighborhood settings and, along this, explores the numerous routes your specialist improvement can take.

Part one explores the most important points of the adventure from starting your grownup nursing stories to turning into a specialist practitioner, researcher, supervisor or instructor, with the point of interest regularly on constructing the very best care.

Part seems on the 5 significant care topics: first touch, entry and pressing care; aiding long-term and palliative care; acute and important sanatorium care; psychological wellbeing and fitness and psychosocial care; and public overall healthiness and first care. A holistic and useful procedure attracts jointly examine, coverage directions, and nurse and sufferer experiences.

A significant other site offers annotated weblinks to precious assets, PowerPoint displays, interactive MCQs, and an 'ask the authors' feature.

  • Presents the simplest facts for practice
  • Reflects united kingdom coverage instructions and worldwide overall healthiness trends
  • Text positive aspects contain scientific case reports, sufferer views, key issues, color illustrations and actions to help learning
  • Highlights profession pathways and key components for carrying on with expert development

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In Fig. 1, I give some examples of what these career maps may look like – doing these quick sketches will help you to see your interests more clearly and thereby plan your educational as well as employment journey in order to meet your career aspirations. As you can see, the maps can become more complex as your career develops, adding new components, or when one feature begins to dominate in a role. This discussion would, however, be incomplete if we did not also consider salary. It is perfectly natural that, as individuals progress through their career and develop more complex skills and greater responsibilities, they expect a higher salary.

These focus on change, career advice, maintaining fitness to practice and recognising individual and organisational responsibilities. Career options Change is a fact of life The nursing profession must in future accept the need to change and evolve as it responds to the demand of the population it serves. It must respond to advances in treatments, advances in health technology and changes in service delivery, and respond to the need for new professional roles, as this quote from the Post Registration Careers Framework in Wales indicates.

It’s up to you to convince them that your reasons are good. The elements of the job interview for the newly qualified nurse Key interview preparation Remember that the format of interviews can vary considerably. Some employers may use a simple face-to-face interview, while others may also include drug tests, patient scenarios and group discussions within the interview process. Make sure that you ask in advance what format the interview will take. This is important to know, and will allow you to start thinking about how you prepare for an interview.

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