A Handbook for Student Nurses provides an introduction to the essential background knowledge that preregistration nursing students need as a foundation for their training. It covers the core of first year nursing studies:
Legal and professional issues
Values and health care ethics
Reflection and personal development
Medicine, IV fluid and drug administration
Case studies and examples, activities and reflection points all aid learning, while references to legislation, key documents and reports, and website links to relevant organisations provide easy access to core information.
A Handbook for Student Nurses is widely recommended in institutions across the UK and is essential reading for new students. This 201819 edition incorporates the latest developments in the health service, and references have also been comprehensively updated.