Kirstie Paterson

Kirstie graduated in 2015 from Queen Margaret University with a BSc (Hons) in Nursing. She then completed a 16-month conversion course in Child Health Nursing at Edinburgh Napier University where she graduated with a BN and class medal. Kirstie has worked as a paediatric nurse since 2017 and her current role is as a Paediatric & Adolescent Rheumatology Clinical Nurse Specialist. Kirstie particularly enjoys working with teenagers and young people, and she is a volunteer nurse with the Ellen MacArthur Cancer Trust.

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Clinical Placements

A pocket-sized guide designed to help student nurses prepare for clinical placements.

Clinical placements are part of every student nurse’s learning pathway but they can be intimidating to the unprepared. This book aims to make placements more enjoyable and less stressful, to help you make the most of your time on the wards.

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