Using the transtheoretical model of behaviour change to analyse the impact of stopping exercise: a reflection
Becoming a student nurse meant giving up a full-time job and moving from a rural location with plentiful exercise spaces to an urban setting with limited green space. My new location meant I was away...
The numbers of nurses and midwives leaving the profession have been rising at an alarming rate; more than 29 000 nurses or midwives registered in the UK left the register between October 2016 and...
The experience and psychological impact of a sharps injury on a nursing student population in the UK
The aims of this study were to explore the experience and psychological impact of sustaining a sharps injury within a nursing student population in the UK..
‘Hello, my name is …’: an exploratory case study of inter-professional student experiences in practice
‘I lost count of the number of times I have to ask staff members for their names. It feels awkward and wrong. Introducing yourself is the basic first step.’ .
The option of increasing clinical placement hours is unsustainable in a climate of controlled budgets, limited placement availability and rising learner numbers given the education provider's finite...
Evaluating student knowledge about sexual exploitation using an interprofessional approach to teaching and learning
For some time, there have suggestions that training in sexuality and sexual issues should be part of the education of health professionals (Lawler, 1991; Haboubi and Lincoln, 2003).
Simulation in nursing programmes is as old as the development of nurse education itself. When Florence Nightingale launched the first modern educational programme for nursing students in 1860,...
As the first wave of the COVID-19 pandemic reached its peak in the UK from March to May 2020, the ‘clap for carers’ campaign demonstrated the strong public appreciation of nurses and other key workers...
Differences in critical thinking skills between nursing students on a fast-track versus traditional 4-year programme
The ‘advanced standing programme’ (ASP), the ‘accelerated track programme’ and the ‘2-year second-degree nursing programme’ are different terms used interchangeably in North America to describe a...
‘Programme providers must ensure that students are supernumerary during all practice learning. Supernumerary means that the student will not, as part of their programme of preparation, be contracted...
The flipped classroom concept was derived by high-school chemistry teachers Jonathan Bergmann and Aaron Sams in 2007 (Phillips and Trainor, 2014). The idea is to flip the traditional mode of...
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