Becoming and being a nurse. Nursing models. Academic work. Clinical placements. Basics of nursing. Tools of the trade. Cracking the code.. Safe and accurate administration of medicines. Reading and understanding research. Reflective practice and portfolios. Legal issues for students.. Final thoughts. Useful books. Appendices
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