Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Series
Longman
Author
Pat Maier / Geraldine Price / Michelle Cowen  
Publisher
Pearson Longman
Cover
Softcover
Edition
1
Language
English
Total pages
440
Pub.-date
June 2009
ISBN13
9780273724599
ISBN
0273724592
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An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that students get the most out of their Nursing or Healthcare course..

 

Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried & tested guidance on the most important academic and study skills that students require throughout their time at university and beyond. Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of their course.

Features

Study Skills for Nursing & Healthcare Students covers all of the key skills areas that will have the most impact on a student's performance performance, including:

·        Effectively managing academic study, practice based experiences and personal commitments

·        Understanding evidence based practice

·        Managing academic study, practice based experiences and personal commitments

·        Personal Development Planning

·        Learning from practice placements & reflective practice

·        Getting the most out of lectures and tutorials

·        Improving your revision skills and exam performance

·        Mastering critical thinking, argument and analysis

·        Developing successful reading and note-taking strategies

·        Essay and report planning and refletive writing techniques

·        Working in groups and effective presentation of assignments and projects

Real-life examples, self-assessment exercises and end-of-chapter quizzes will help students to assess their current skills base, develop them further and learn how to apply them to work and study.

 

New to this Edition

Visit www.smarterstudyskills.com to access a wealth of useful information, tips, templates and interactive activities to support your studies.

Table of Contents

Effective Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students

Foreword

How to Use this Book

Learning in Higher Education

1. Manage Yourself

  • 1.1. Manage Your Stress

  • 1.2. Manage Your Time

2. Improve Your Work

  • 2.1. Making Notes

  • 2.2. Getting the Most Out of Lectures

  • 2.3. Using technology to Enhance Your Learning

  • 2.4. Working in an Inter-Professional Team

3. Optimise Your Reading

  • 3.1. Reading Efficiently

  • 3.2. Finding Your Way Around Text

  • 3.3. Reading Critically

  • 3.4. Managing Your Reading

4. Coping with Varied Assessment Strategies

  • 4.1. Developing Your Academic Writing

  • 4.2. Presenting Your Work

  • 4.3. Excelling in Exams

  • 4.4. Understanding Academic Integrity: Plagiarism

  • 4.5. Making the Most of Tutors' Feedback

5. Link Theory to Practice

  • 5.1. Learning from Practice Placements

  • 5.2. Using Evidence-Based Practise

  • 5.3. Calculating Drug Doses

Index

Back Cover

An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that you get the most out of your Nursing or Healthcare course, Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students has been developed specifically to provide tried and tested advice and guidance on the most important academic and study skills that you will require throughout your time at university and beyond.

Presented in a practical and easy-to-use style, it demonstrates the immediate benefits to be gained by developing and improving these skills during each stage of your course.

Study Skills for Nursing and Healthcare Students covers all of the key skills areas that will have the most impact on your performance and success on any Nursing or Healthcare course, including:

  • Effectively managing academic study, practice-based experiences and personal commitments
  • Understanding evidence-based practice
  • Personal Development Planning
  • Learning from practice placements and reflective practice
  • Getting the most out of lectures and tutorials
  • Improving your revision skills and exam performance
  • Mastering critical thinking, argument and analysis
  • Developing successful reading and note-making strategies
  • Essay and report planning and reflective writing techniques
  • Working in groups and effective presentation of assignments and projects.

All of these skills, which are as essential in the workplace as they are on an academic course, are covered in detail, giving you invaluable practical advice and guidance on how to increase your performance and abilities. Real-life examples and self-assessment exercises will help you to assess your current skills levels, develop them further and learn how to apply them in work and study.

Visit www.smartstudyskills.com to access a wealth of useful information, tips, templates and interactive activities to support your studies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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