Companion to the Overseas
Edited by Jackie Hulse
Distributed By Trans-Atlantic Publication
176 pages, Illustrated, 5 3/8 x 8 1/2"
$39.50 paper original
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This book covers everything that the overseas student will need before and during their studies on the Overseas Nursing Program (ONP).
Techniques are covered to help with work and studying, as well as plenty of exercises and activities to help the student towards success. It provides information to guide the student both through the ONP and also working in the NHS. It also makes the student aware of the responsibilities that both they and their employers have as they begin working.
1 How can I get the best out of my overseas nurses programme?
2 The role of the nurse in the UK: meeting the competencies of the Overseas Nurses Program
3 How is health care in the UK funded and organized?
4 What can I expect from my placement?
5 What will it be like living and working in the UK? Introducing a multicultural workforce for a multicultural society
Jane Clapham and Kim Goode
6 Communication skills and 'UK health care English'
Theo Adris-Gilbert and Siegrid Beck
7 What does the future hold for you as a nurse in the UK?
Reflective writing is also examined, and a chapter on placement issues will help the student understand the guidance and support that they will receive during their studies.
- Looks at the role of the nurse in the UK, and how health care is delivered in this country.
- Covers multi-culturalism, and also the communication and language skills needed to develop in practice.
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