Publication date:

30 September 2013

Length of book:

262 pages

ISBN-13: 9781908625144

A Handbook for Student Nurses is a comprehensively updated introduction to the essential background knowledge that pre-registration nursing students need as a foundation for the rest of their training. This book covers the core of first year nursing: * Legal and professional issues * Communication * Values and health care ethics * Reflection and personal development * Evidence-based practice * Study skills and IT * Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration (new for this edition) Case studies and examples, activities and reflection points all aid learning, while up-to-date legislation, key documents and reports, and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to core information. What lecturers thought about the first edition: "I found this to be an excellent resource and I feel students new to the profession would find it extremely useful...The book is well-organised, highly readable and accessible." "An excellent introductory text for student nurses, written in a clear and illuminative style."