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Students' experience of the challenges of using assertive communication

Assertiveness is the ability to express ones' rights, thoughts and feelings without denying the rights of others, creating equality in relationships (Alberti and Emmons, 2017). In health care, it...

A student coaching in practice (SCiP) approach: the impact on adult field pre-registration nursing students

Coaching is a term that is used across a multitude of disciplines including health care and is not a new concept (Lobo et al, 2014; Clutterbuck et al, 2016). In the UK nursing arena, supervisory...

An exploration of undergraduate nursing students' experiences of mentorship in an Irish hospital

The aim of this study was to explore undergraduate nursing students' experiences of mentorship while in hospital clinical placements..

Development of a simulation placement in a pre-registration nursing programme

‘An artificial representation of a real-world practice scenario that supports student development and assessment through experiential learning with the opportunity for repetition, feedback,...

If the public can vaccinate, why not students? Review of a student nurse placement in a mass vaccination centre

In December 2020, as part of an ongoing review of placements within one established partner organisation, the potential learning opportunities within an MVC were discussed. These were identified as...

Exploring the complexity of student nurse relationships with adolescent patients when placing nasogastric tubes

The practice of NG tube insertion originates from ancient Greece and Egypt, where tubing inserted rectally infused nutrient solutions for the treatment of bowel conditions (Chernoff, 2006; National...

Evidence-informed practice: simplifying and applying the concept for nursing students and academics

The problems with the uptake and effective implementation of EBP led to the emergence of the EIP concept. This concept is based on the premise that healthcare practice should, as a matter of...

Exploring barriers, motivators and solutions to achieve a healthy lifestyle among undergraduate student nurses

To support comparability with the findings of Malik et al (2011), the authors followed their methodology of using a cross-sectional online questionnaire to record nursing students' own perceptions of...

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