Nursing studies

A guide to infection prevention and control: what nursing students need to know

Protecting patients and staff from infection is a fundamental part of care

What is breakaway training and why do nursing students need it?

Helping students anticipate and escape volatile situations with patients

Opioids: when should you use them and what are the risks for patients?

The medications are used for managing acute pain but can cause side effects and addiction

Coping with patient death: preparing for your clinical placement

We answer some common questions on care after death and supporting families

What is a nurse paramedic and could this master’s-level role suit you?

A new course integrates the two professions, allowing graduates to forge a new career path

What are e-PADs and how can I get the most out of them on placement?

The pros and cons of electronic practice assessment documents, plus tips from fellow students

Wanted: future nurse leaders seeking programmes made for students

We look at the schemes that nurture and develop your leadership skills from day one

Simulated clinical placements: how to learn from mistakes in a risk-free environment

Virtual reality and high-tech simulation can build confidence to practise safely

How resuscitation training can ease the transition from student to newly qualified nurse

Staffordshire University’s free courses offer a way to keep in touch with former students

Nathan Harrison

COVID-19: how working at the Nightingale has changed my student experience

Two students describe their first weeks in the workplace, and what has helped them cope

Leading on a cardiac arrest made me confident in giving CPR

Aiding a woman after a heart attack made a student more confident in handling emergencies

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