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This book helps new nursing students, and those thinking of entering the profession, understand what it is to be a nurse in today′s rapidly changing healthcare environments. The new edition includes a new first chapter on becoming a nursing student, with insights from students themselves. The book also explains the process of nursing and systems of care delivery which underpin actual practice. A chapter on international working is included for those working or studying abroad. Finally, it explores what nursing is really like when you qualify through interviews with registered nurses in each of the main nursing fields of practice.
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Dawn Ritchie is a Lecturer in Nursing at the University of Nottingham. She has been involved in nurse education for a number of years, including pre-registration and learning beyond registration programmes, and has developed a keen interest in the practical application of nursing. Dawn’s clinical background is in critical and acute care in children’s nursing.Review:
"An excellent introduction to key concepts in nursing." (Head of Department, University of Liverpool.)
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Book Description Learning Matters, 2011. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0857254456