How to Thrive as a Newly Qualified Nurse
By Carol Forde-Johnston
Oct 2018 , 264 pp
Oct 2018 , 264 pp
This book discusses the wide scope of learning in your initial time as a newly qualified nurse and how you can develop into a more confident and established professional; from securing your first nursing post to structured planning for your learning and development in the early stages of your career.
* Structure your learning and development in the early stages of your career
* Work in a team, prioritise your care-giving and delegate to others
* Understand safe staffing, patient acuity and dependency tools, care planning, and risk assessment tools
* Learn how to escalate concerns and report incidents.
I noticed that it answered many of the questions I was always embarrassed to ask as I thought I should have already known those things.
I have wanted a book that covers the information provided in this book and have been unable to find one. I think this book will be an incredibly useful resource.
Drawing on her 30 years experience as a Registered Nurse and University Lecturer Practitioner, Carol Forde-Johnston has written an accessible and practical book that aims to respond to the questions and concerns that her students and NQNs frequently raise and to help you thrive as a newly qualified nurse.
Chapter 1: Choosing and securing your first nursing post
Chapter 2: Structuring your learning during your first three months qualified
Chapter 3: Understanding the key structures in nursing
Chapter 4: Understanding safe staffing and patient acuity and dependency tools
Chapter 5: Prioritising care and delegating to others
Chapter 6: Understanding documentation, care planning and clinical risk assessment tools
Chapter 7: Assessing mental capacity and supporting those declining care
Chapter 8: Understanding escalation and incident reporting
Chapter 9: Structuring your future learning and supportChapter 10: Developing our practice and profession through future nursing research