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Preceptorship for Newly Registered Nurses

Preceptorship for Newly Registered Nurses

July 2011 | 184 pages | Learning Matters
Newly qualified nurses can find their first year of practice a daunting experience. This book is specifically written to support new nurses through the demands of their preceptorship year. Each chapter provides friendly and practical support on the main areas of development needed for new nurses to become confident practitioners. The book is also designed for use on formal preceptorship programmes and covers each of the areas for professional development outlined in the Department of Health's new Preceptorship Framework (2010). Packed with activities, case studies and down-to-earth advice, this book provides essential support for the newly registered nurse.
Beginning the Preceptorship Journey
Developing Confidence and Self-Awareness
Reflection and Receiving Feedback
Integrating Prior Learning into Practice
Increasing Knowledge and Clinical Skills
Confidence in Applying Evidence-Based Practice
Understanding Policies and Procedures
Communication and Interpersonal Skills
Negotiation and Conflict Resolution
Implementing the Code and Professional Values
Managing Risk
Equality and Diversity
Leadership and Management Development
Developing an Outcome Approach to Continuing Professional Development

An excellent book to help understand the complexities of the preceptorship role and function.

Stephen Phillips
School of Human & Health Sciences, Huddersfield University
February 10, 2012

Very useful overview of principles and practices of key issues.

Excellent informative resource to support senior students in transition to registered nurse status.

Mrs Dianne Burns
Nursing, Manchester University
January 11, 2012

This book is clearly divided in to important sections to support the development of newly qualified staff. Although it has been written for registered nurses, it will also support preceptorship of other health care professionals in the early stages of their careers .

Mr Alan Mount
Faculty of Health and Social Care, Canterbury Christ Church University
December 22, 2011

useful textbook for pre registration nursing students

Dr Susan Ashton
Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University
December 15, 2011