publication . Article . Other literature type . 2016

The experiences of student nurses on placements with practice nurses: A pilot study.

Gale, Julia; Ooms, Ann; Sharples, Kath; Marks-Maran, Di;
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  • Published: 01 Jan 2016 Journal: Nurse Education in Practice, volume 16, pages 225-234 (issn: 1471-5953, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Elsevier BV
  • Country: United Kingdom
Abstract
To prepare the registered nurse of tomorrow in the United Kingdom (UK) to care for patients in general practice (GP)-led services, today's student nurses need to have the opportunity to experience placements with practice nurses to enable them to make positive career choices to become practice nurses in the future. The role of the practice nurse is described in the article. As a pilot project, seventeen students undertook placements with practice nurses in one of seven GP practices selected by the London GP Deanery and the university as having fulfilled the criteria to support student nurses in placements. A mentorship preparation programme was provided to prepa...
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ACM Computing Classification System: InformationSystems_GENERALComputingMilieux_COMPUTERSANDEDUCATION
free text keywords: Student learning, Pedagogy, Health promotion, Practice nurse, Mentorship, Nursing, General practice, Medicine, business.industry, business, education
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