Surviving Your Placement In Health And Social Care A Student Handbook

Author: Healey, Joan
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education (UK)
ISBN: 0335222595
Format: PDF
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?This book provides a comprehensive account of the issues concerning students' placements. It is well structured and represents great value.? .Social Policy and Social Work (SWAP) .."This attractive workbook provides a wealth of tools and ?top tips? for students of health and social care struggling to survive the demands of 21st century practice placements. The authors artfully distil their knowledge, experience and expertise in placement learning in order to accompany the student on their journey from novice to qualified professional." .Stephanie Hobson, Head of Practice Education, Oxford Brookes University .."I found the text to be set at a good level for new students of nursing, allied health and social care especially for the early placements in their programme of study. In an easy and engaging style the book offer a range of useful tools to helps students make the most and get the best from their placement experiences. I would be happy to recommend this to students on a range of courses." .George Bell, Northumbria University, UK ....As students in health and social care professions, you will spend up to half of your time out on placement. This accessible and practical book is designed to help you make the most of this invaluable learning experience and is suitable for use in all areas of practice, whether you are training to be a nurse, midwife, occupational therapist, social worker or physiotherapist. ..In student friendly language it covers all the main areas of placement learning, including: .. Developing a learning contract . Reflective practice . Using supervision. Managing time . Evidence-based practice. Capturing your learning in a personal and professional portfolio. Failing placements ..This book of highly practical chapters provides reflection exercises, questions, tests, ideas and tools to use on your placement, case studies to read and practical tips throughout to help you achieve your best on placement, in whatever area of practice you are in. ..Surviving Your Placement in Health and Social Care is key reading for all health and social care students, including nurses, social workers, physiotherapists, occupational therapists and radiographers amongst other..

Study Skills for Health and Social Care Students

Author: Claire Craig
Publisher: SAGE Publications
ISBN: 1847873898
Format: PDF, ePub
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This volume provides students with all the skills required for academic study at undergraduate degree level, and then shows them how to develop, transfer and apply these skills to multiple contexts within clinical practice.

Study Skills for Health and Social Care Students

Author: Juliette Oko
Publisher: Learning Matters
ISBN: 0857258060
Format: PDF, Mobi
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Many students on Health and Social Care Foundation Degree and Access courses struggle with the academic expectations required of them at this level. This book is written to support such students in adapting to self-directed study, understand the assessment process and how they can make the most of their learning opportunities. The authors also cover practicalities such as avoiding plagiarism, using their studies to become a reflective practitioner, and understanding the benefit of research and critical thinking. More than a generic study guide, this book is practice-based and will be of great benefit to health and social care students. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university.

Surviving Your Social Work Placement

Author: Karen Jones
Publisher: Macmillan International Higher Education
ISBN: 1137328231
Format: PDF, Docs
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This best-selling guide to social work placements is designed to support you through one of the most rewarding and challenging aspects of your social work degree. Now substantially revised to take into account the latest developments in social work education in the UK: • It includes fully updated guidance on how you will be assessed, with reference to the latest professional frameworks and standards; including the Professional Capabilities Framework (PCF) for England. • It contains a completely new chapter on professional values, diversity and social justice. • It is packed with reflective activities and advice from your student peers to help you develop your practice skills and identity. Written in a friendly and accessible style by two authors with a wealth of teaching experience, this is an essential guide to not only surviving, but getting the most out of, your social work placement.

Humanising Healthcare

Author: Margaret Hannah
Publisher: Triarchy Press via PublishDrive
ISBN: 1909470511
Format: PDF, Kindle
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A practical strategy for transforming the UK and other healthcare systems... offering an affordable, sustainable and compassionate alternative to the present mess. Healthcare systems across the developed world are in trouble. Changing patterns of disease, an ageing population and advances in drugs and technology feed an inexorable rise in costs outrunning our best efforts to contain them. At a human level the system is coming under intolerable strain. Demands for cost savings squeeze out the time and humanity needed for good care and quality relationships. Safety suffers. Staff become demoralised, stressed and burned out. In the first two parts of Humanising Healthcare and focusing on the UK's National Health Service, Dr Hannah explores the fundamental assumptions which have brought us to this point and which likewise inform our current inadequate responses. She dissects the burgeoning regime of regulation and inspection that tries to impose ever tighter controls on a healthcare system that needs to be freed to serve its citizen patients. In the final part of the book, ‘Another Way Is Possible’, Dr Margaret Hannah offers a practical alternative strategy based on numerous examples of transformative practice from the UK and around the world. It promises a sustainable culture of healthcare that will enable us all to live healthy, fulfilled lives at a fraction of the current cost.

Your Social Work Practice Placement

Author: Ian Mathews
Publisher: SAGE
ISBN: 1446297160
Format: PDF
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Embarking on a first practice placement can be an anxious experience for social work students. This textbook takes them step-by-step through the process, holding their hand through preparation for practice modules and during the course of the placement itself. Focusing on practicalities, knowledge, values and skills, the authors guide students through the challenges they may face. Chapters include numerous real-life case examples which reflect a range of varying placement contexts including different settings, service-user groups, locations and areas of practice. The book will help students become confident on placement and lead to rich placement experiences which will benefit them throughout the rest of their degree and upon entry to the profession. Your Social Work Practice Placements is essential reading for all social care students.

The Student Nurse Toolkit

Author: Ian Peate
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118393929
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Your very own companion to any pre-registration nursing course! Packed with advice, hints and tips, this essential, practical guide will orientate and guide you through your nursing course even before you start. Written in a straightforward, no-nonsense style, this Toolkit is full of strategies and help for surviving and succeeding on your pre-registration nursing course, and addresses all the key issues and concerns you may face, including: How to get the most out of your clinical placement The nursing terminology you need to know – including NMC standards How to create a professional Portfolio How to achieve a healthy work-life balance How to develop an effective relationship with your mentor With case studies from real students, hands-on activities and suggestions for further reading, this is THE essential survival guide for your nursing course!

Nutrition Therapy and Pathophysiology

Author: Marcia Nelms
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 1305446003
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY, 3E provides a comprehensive review of disease pathophysiology and treatment with a focus on current research into and application of evidence-based nutritional care for students, clinicians, and researchers. The third edition continues to provide an all-in-one resource for the study of nutrition therapy that closely integrates the nutrition care process through its chapter organization and pedagogy. NUTRITION THERAPY AND PATHOPHYSIOLOGY strives to prepare students for success in clinical practice and foster growth in expertise in their field. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.

Occupation for Occupational Therapists

Author: Matthew Molineux
Publisher: Blackwell Publishing
ISBN: 9781405105330
Format: PDF, ePub
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This textbook is aimed at the student community and interested practitioners as concerns occupational science. It assists the reader in moving from the rhetoric of academic publications to exploring how occupational science can inform clinical practice.