Writing Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students

With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their ...

Author: Dena Bain Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446290743

Category: Medical

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Nursing and midwifery students are required to communicate in writing in a variety of forms, for a variety of potential audiences including their colleagues, allied health professionals, administrators and, most importantly, their patients and the public. Dena Bain Taylor is an experienced teacher of writing and critical skills across the range of allied health professions, and understands the types of writing nursing and midwifery students do and the writing issues they face. Her accessible, straightforward book - tailored specifically to the content and conventions of nursing and midwifery curricula - teaches students to write persuasively and correctly, both to support them in their courses and to prepare them for their professional careers. The book: - offers practical strategies for using language to achieve clear, persuasive writing; - provides clear explanations of underlying principles; - contains samples of good and improvable writing, leading the student step-by-step through the whole writing process; - focuses on the genres and styles of writing that nursing and midwifery students are typically asked for. With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their course.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students

Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university.

Author: Julio Gimenez

Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education

ISBN: 9781137531193

Category: Academic writing

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Combining a theoretical approach with practical activities, this book is invaluable for nursing and midwifery students and will help them to master the basics of writing at university. It equips students with the skills needed to examine cognitive processes such as reflection and critical thinking and includes essential information on referencing correctly and avoiding plagiarism. Going beyond the traditional essay, it provides support and guidance on producing care critiques, action plans, portfolios and journal article reviews alongside complex argumentative writing and undergraduate dissertation proposals. Written in an engaging and accessible style, this is a comprehensive writing toolkit for students of nursing, midwifery, health and social care. Suitable for students of all levels, it is ideal for use in class or for independent study.

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Author: Dena Bain Taylor

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446271452

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Nursing and midwifery students are required to communicate in writing in a variety of forms, for a variety of potential audiences including their colleagues, allied health professionals, administrators and, most importantly, their patients and the public. Dena Bain Taylor is an experienced teacher of writing and critical skills across the range of allied health professions, and understands the types of writing nursing and midwifery students do and the writing issues they face. Her accessible, straightforward book - tailored specifically to the content and conventions of nursing and midwifery curricula - teaches students to write persuasively and correctly, both to support them in their courses and to prepare them for their professional careers. The book: - offers practical strategies for using language to achieve clear, persuasive writing; - provides clear explanations of underlying principles; - contains samples of good and improvable writing, leading the student step-by-step through the whole writing process; - focuses on the genres and styles of writing that nursing and midwifery students are typically asked for. With regular summaries, learning aids, checklists and a glossary of key terms, nursing and midwifery students at all levels will find this book easy to follow and handy to refer to for help with the writing they need to do throughout their course.

Doing a Research Project in Nursing and Midwifery

This book is written for nursing and midwifery students completing a research project based on reviewing published literature and using secondary data.

Author: Carroll Siu

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781446275467

Category: Medical

Page: 216

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Due to ethical issues surrounding data collection in the field of healthcare, students are no longer able to undertake their own empirical research. This book is written for nursing and midwifery students completing a research project based on reviewing published literature and using secondary data. It de-mystifies the concept of literature review methodology and supports students writing up their dissertation, thesis or work-based learning project. The book provides step-by-step guidance on: - Identifying a research problem - Qualitative and quantitative research design - Literature searching - Ethical considerations - Analysis of secondary data - Writing your dissertation Through its discussion of non-empirical methods, the book also prepares students for future empirical research by providing examples of best practice in healthcare research. The book is essential reading for undergraduates and postgraduates who want to succeed in their nursing or midwifery research project.

Critical Thinking and Writing for Nursing Students

Critical thinking, writing and reflection are core skills that nursing students are expected to develop throughout their studies. This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop these skills.

Author: Bob Price

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781446293621

Category: Medical

Page: 184

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Critical thinking, writing and reflection are core skills that nursing students are expected to develop throughout their studies. This book is a clear and practical guide to help students develop these skills. It explains what critical thinking is and how students should use it throughout their nursing programme. Throughout, the book demonstrates the transferable nature of critical thinking and reflection from academic contexts to the real practice of nursing. The 2nd edition includes a new chapter on critiquing literature, examines how caring skills are essential to critical thinking and includes a website with annotated examples of students' work.

Study Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students

"...this is the only book I have come across that gives consideration to student midwives.

Author: Philip Scullion

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335233939

Category: Medical

Page: 192

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"...this is the only book I have come across that gives consideration to student midwives. There are many study skills books available for nursing students, and although this book is aimed at both, it does take into account the differences between the two professions. ...this is a useful book which delves deeper than its cover would suggest." MIDIRS Midwifery Digest This book is an essential course companion for nursing and midwifery students at degree and diploma level, as well as those returning to study. It covers key skills and knowledge needed, such as: Study strategies Reflective practice Critical thinking Evidence-based research Exam techniques Literature searching How to succeed in assessments Lively and accessible, the book includes bullet points and exercises that will enhance reader efficiency in learning. The book also has an accompanying website, www.openup.co.uk/nursingsuccess, that is written specifically for this market, and includes tips on: Writing CVs and covering letters Finding a good job Interview skills Continuing professional development (CPD) for nurses and midwives Career progression Study Skills for Nursing and Midwifery Students has been carefully structured to be used throughout a nursing career: It is key reading for new students in midwifery and all fields of nursing, as well as qualified staff who aim to enhance their professional development.

The Student Nurse Handbook

The book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

Author: Aston, Liz

Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)

ISBN: 9780335244751

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this fun and friendly guide to being a student nurse is written BY student nurses FOR student nurses. The book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses.

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Author: David P. Dolowitz

Publisher: Red Globe Press

ISBN: UOM:49015003429546

Category: Computers

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Providing a learning resource for those undertaking research for a dissertation, this skills-based text provides instruction and guidance on conducting research online with empirical and qualitative bases.

Academic Writing and Referencing for your Social Work Degree

If you are embarking on a university social work degree the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals.

Author: Jane Bottomley

Publisher: Critical Publishing

ISBN: 9781912096206

Category: Social Science

Page: 152

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If you are embarking on a university social work degree the books in this series will help you acquire and develop the knowledge, skills and strategies you need to achieve your goals. They provide support in all areas important for university study, including institutional and disciplinary policy and practice, self-management, and research and communication. Tasks and activities are designed to foster aspects of learning which are valued in higher education, including learner autonomy and critical thinking, and to guide you towards reflective practice in your study and work life. Academic Writing and Referencing for your Social Work Degree provides you with a sound knowledge and understanding of: what constitutes good academic writing in social work a range of strategies for writing successful essays and reports the importance of clarity and coherence in your writing about education how to improve your academic style, grammar and punctuation, and formatting and presentation referencing conventions in the field of social work, and of how to avoid plagiarism.

Get into Nursing Midwifery

This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives.

Author: Sarah Snow

Publisher: Pearson UK

ISBN: 9780273746270

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives. Applications to nursing and midwifery courses are on the rise, and with limited university places available, competition is high. This accessible guide, packed with up to date and practical information, will guide you through all stages of the admissions process and maximise your likelihood of success.

Research Methods for Nurses and Midwives

This book is the only research methods book you need to succeed whilst studying nursing and midwifery.

Author: Merryl Harvey

Publisher: SAGE

ISBN: 9781473943643

Category: Medical

Page: 424

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This book is the only research methods book you need to succeed whilst studying nursing and midwifery. Ideal for all pre and beyond registration nurses, this book has everything you need to know about consuming, critiquing and using research; it then builds on this foundation to develop these ideas into workable practice for real-world research. Inspired by over 25 years combined experience, the authors have structured the book around the complimentary spheres of theory and practice and take you through each step of the research process, demonstrating how to choose a question, design your research proposal, collect data, analyse your findings and write up your research. It explores: · Evidence-based research · Literature and systematic reviews · Ethics · Secondary Data · Research design · Methodologies and individual methods · Data analysis – quantitative and qualitative Interwoven with case studies and embracing quantitative, qualitative and mixed methods alike, this balanced textbook provides an introduction to a wide range of theories and methods and is packed full of material specially created to meet student and instructor needs. Whether you are new to research methods or returning to formal education and hoping to conduct your own research, this book is your ideal companion.

The Student Nurse Handbook

"The Student Nurse Handbook not only answers the questions you have, it also answers the questions you have not thought of ... yet" Zoe Wilkes, Director of Placement Learning, University of Hull, UK "This invaluable book brings together a ...

Author: Liz Aston

Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional

ISBN: 9780335244768

Category: Medical

Page: 208

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"The Student Nurse Handbook not only answers the questions you have, it also answers the questions you have not thought of ... yet" Zoe Wilkes, Director of Placement Learning, University of Hull, UK "This invaluable book brings together a wealth of good advice and experience. It contains a wide range of information which is not readily available in any other single source and will be extremely useful for students in preparing for practice placement." Dr. Heidi Cheung, Director of Placement Learning, Sheffield Hallam University, UK By students ... for students! Co-published with the Nursing Standard, this fun and friendly guide to being a student nurse is written by student nurses for student nurses. The book offers invaluable peer to peer advice on the key challenges of the pre-registration nursing cause, based on real experiences and with commentary from two experienced nurses. Preparing to start a nursing programme Getting the most out of your placement Understanding the types of support available to you as a student How to develop your portfolio How to get your first job as a staff nurse This book is an invaluable guide to anyone considering nursing as a career as well as those already pursuing a pre-registration nursing course. A must buy!

Successful Professional Portfolios for Nursing Students

The portfolio is an essential part of the assessment of practice to demonstrate nursing competence. This book gives a step-by-step and practical explanation of how to compile a professional portfolio to succeed in these assessments.

Author: Suzanne Reed

Publisher: Learning Matters

ISBN: 9781473927537

Category: Medical

Page: 136

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Transforming Nursing Practice is a series tailor made for pre-registration student nurses. Each book in the series is: · Affordable · Mapped to the NMC Standards and Essential Skills Clusters · Full of active learning features · Focused on applying theory to practice ‘A fantastic little book for helping nursing students and qualified nurses to understand what a successful portfolio should look like.’ Dr Gabrielle Thorpe, School of Health Sciences, University of East Anglia This book is a simple, quick and easy to use guide to building a professional portfolio for nursing students. Students are required by the NMC to keep an ongoing record of achievement, to demonstrate their competence at each stage of their programme. The portfolio is an essential part of the assessment of practice to demonstrate nursing competence. This book gives a step-by-step and practical explanation of how to compile a professional portfolio to succeed in these assessments. It can be used throughout nursing programmes and into your nursing career as a tool to help with interviews, appraisals and the NMC revalidation process. Key features - Excerpts from other students' portfolios show what makes a good portfolio - Step-by step activities guide you through building your own portfolio - Linked to the latest NMC Standards and ESCs for pre-registration nursing education About the Author Suzanne Reed is an experienced General Manager with many years working at strategic and operational levels in the NHS and Independent Sector. She is currently a freelance writer and a voluntary carer in the community.

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Reflective Practice in Nursing

' Nursing Times 'This is an excellent practical guide to reflective practice...I would highly recommend this book to all practice teachers and students.

Author: Chris Bulman

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 9781118307779

Category: Medical

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From reviews of previous editions: 'This excellent book provides useful guidance on the use ofreflection in practice.... a helpful addition to any nursinglibrary.’ Primary Health Care '…an excellent investment in any nurses’ libraryportfolio.' Journal of Advanced Nursing 'An extremely welcome addition to nursing's literature onthoughtful, knowledgeable practice.' Nursing Times 'This is an excellent practical guide to reflectivepractice…I would highly recommend this book to all practiceteachers and students.' Journal of Practice Nursing The ability to reflect on practice has become a competencydemanded of every healthcare professional in recent years. It canbe a daunting prospect- but this practical and accessible textguides the way, using the latest research and evidence to supportthe development of skills in reflective practice and provides helpand advice on how to get started, how to write reflectively and howto continue to use reflective practice in everyday situations. This fifth edition of Reflective Practice in Nursing isan indispensable guide for students and practitioners alike whowish to learn more about reflective practice, as well as containingessential information for teachers and lecturers.

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Get into Nursing Midwifery

This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives.

Author: Sarah Snow

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 9781317902720

Category: Medical

Page: 152

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This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives. Applications to nursing and midwifery courses are on the rise, and with limited university places available, competition is high. This accessible guide, packed with up to date and practical information, will guide you through all stages of the admissions process and maximise your likelihood of success.

Succeeding in Nursing and Midwifery Education

While aimed primarily at nursing and midwifery students, this book is also useful for lecturers wanting to support their students in their education and help them avoid some of the potential pitfalls associated with healthcare education.

Author: Eddie Meyler

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 0470035560

Category: Medical

Page: 288

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Succeeding in Nursing & Midwifery Education draws attention to some of the most important issues in current nursing and midwifery education, from initial considerations about applying for a programme to developing academic and clinical skills. The authors help readers to make the most of their programme by pointing out some of the potential pitfalls encountered in nursing and midwifery education, and offering clear and straightforward advice about how to overcome them. Written in a conversational style, this book addresses key issues such as: how a nursing or midwifery programme is structured how to choose the right university how to make the most of the interview process, the financial implications of studying full-time The authors also provide invaluable study skills guidance, including how to: organize and plan assignments write in an academic way develop analytical and critical skills correctly reference and avoid plagiarism use information technology While aimed primarily at nursing and midwifery students, this book is also useful for lecturers wanting to support their students in their education and help them avoid some of the potential pitfalls associated with healthcare training.

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Author: Sian Maslin-Prothero

Publisher: Bailliere Tindall

ISBN: PSU:000067895878

Category: Medical

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Whether you are a first time student or returning to study, it can seem very daunting. This book can help you get the most from studying and shows how to make good use of your time and achieve success. This 4th edition has been thoroughly revised and updated. It demonstrates how to develop and build on existing strengths and experiences to get the most out of any course. Using a down-to-earth and user-friendly style, it concentrates on what you need to know. It can help you to: . get the most from reading and lectures . access libraries . use the Internet and databases . develop IT skills . learn through reflection . develop a portfolio . prepare assignments . get the most from placements. activities reflection points case studies annotated further reading useful websites This new edition reflects recent changes in nursing and midwifery policy and practice including aspects such as ePortfolios, the European Computer Driving Licence and podcasts The majority of the chapters have been rewritten with either a student, or a practitioner to reflect the need for greater evidence of practice and its importance to midwifery and nursing students. More emphasis on clinical nursing and midwifery practise by relating skills to clinical placements and employment with a new chapter on Clinical Skills. New chapter on 'Getting ready to study'