Getting into Nursing

Getting into Nursing

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Nursing is the one of the most popular degrees in the UK, with nearly 200,000 applicants every year. Competition for places is tough, and it is essential to stand out from the crowd in order to get a place. This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms, passing numeracy and literacy tests and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for more

Product details

  • Paperback | 160 pages
  • 170 x 244 x 12mm | 299.37g
  • Sage Publications Ltd
  • Learning Matters Ltd
  • Exeter, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 0857258958
  • 9780857258953
  • 529,853

About Karen Elcock

Karen Elcock is Head of Programmes, Pre-registration Nursing at Kingston University and St George's University London, one of the early implementers of the new degree programme for nursing. She has taught on and led pre-registration nursing programmes for over 20 years and has a particular interest in how student nurses learn in practice settings which makes up 50% of pre-registration nursing more

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IntroductionWhat Is Nursing Today? - Karen ElcockDo I Have What It Takes to Be a Nurse? - Karen ElcockEntry Requirements - Beattie Dray with Kim TolleyWhat Is Involved in Undertaking a Nursing Degree? - Kim TolleyChoosing the Right Field of Nursing - Maggie Davenport et alThe Application Process and Choosing the Right University - Sue FergyPreparing for the Selection Day - Kim TolleyNumeracy Tests - Andrew PerkinsLiteracy Tests - Mandy GoughThe Selection Day - Beattie DrayWhat Happens Next - Karen Elcockshow more

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