Final-year nursing students are often nervous about making the transition to being a registered nurse. This book helps students prepare for their first nursing role and uses 'real life' scenarios to consolidate their skills. It guides students through the final year with its increased demands, and assists them in meeting the NMC requirements for registration. It covers content commonly found on final year transition to practice modules including coping with stress; applying for jobs; what to expect from your first role; dealing with change; delegating and managing junior staff; handling risky situations; managing priorities and developing your career.
Jenny Temple is an Associate Professor (Senior Lecturer) in Adult Nursing, at the University of Plymouth. She has a clinical background in orthopaedics and renal care but has taught extensively on management and leadership modules. She is passionate about adult nursing and helping students to think for themselves and enjoys teaching the application of theory into practice.
Making the Most of Your Final Year as a Nursing Student Becoming an Independent Practitioner Dealing with Change Working with Staff: Your Role as a Leader Taking on a Mentorship Role Risks and Decisions Nursing the Deteriorating Patient How To Manage Competing Demands What if Someone Wants to Make a Complaint? Developing Your Career: Is There a Perfect Route?