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Author Burnard, Philip.

Title Survival guide for nursing students / Philip Burnard and Paul Morrison
Published Oxford ; Boston : Butterworth/Heinemann, 1993


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB  610.7307 Bur/Sgf  AVAILABLE
Description vii, 168 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents 1. Being a student -- 2. Getting organized -- 3. Finding information -- 4. Keeping references -- 5. Writing essays -- 6. Doing larger projects -- 7. Using computers -- 8. Supervision -- 9. Being assertive -- 10. Relating and communicating with others -- 11. The future -- Appendix: UKCC Guide for Students of Nursing and Midwifery
Summary This is a book to help students explore, to enhance their confidence and to extract the most from the opportunities of student life. It is packed with helpful hints and information; study skills - e.g. organising yourself, keeping references, project work, lectures, supervision, mentors; and life skills - e.g. getting on with people, personal health, men in a woman's world, racism, preparing for professional life. Plus each chapter has clear aims and a summary of key points and checklists for quick reference
Being a nursing student can be tough, but this practical book is a lifeline to the business of studying effectively and surviving. It is an accessible companion to be consulted for support whenever it is needed or as a source of instant ideas. Anyone embarking on a diploma or undergraduate course for the first time, as a postgraduate or mature student returning to learning, will find it an essential guide throughout their studies. The text covers all aspects of study skills from essay writing to finding and storing information systematically or working with computers. It deals sensitively, yet pragmatically with the important personal and social aspects of being a student, offering sensible advice and information on a range of issues. In addition, practical matters such as handling your finances and preparing for the job market are covered
Analysis Great Britain
Nurses Training
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [163]-165) and index
Subject Nursing students -- Life skills guides.
Nursing students.
Nursing -- Study and teaching.
Nursing -- Vocational guidance.
Author Morrison, Paul, 1956-
LC no. 94142673
ISBN 0750615893 (paperback)