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.
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