Nursing and midwifery are inspiring and amazing professions – but as your students face the realities of juggling work, study and life, they may now be thinking ‘what did I let myself in for’? This book is designed to help students that are struggling and need a little (or a lot of) guidance. It’s packed with useful information and practical exercises to help them cope with all the major sources of stress for nursing and midwifery students – including: • juggling time • succeeding in assignments and exams • understanding what’s expected in real life and on placements • managing finances • coping with stress • applying for jobs and more Written by authors who have helped countless students from a wide range of backgrounds conquer their problems, this book will be something students can come back to again and again to help them succeed on their journey to becoming a registered nurse or midwife.

Planning and Preparing Your Career in Nursing or Midwifery

Planning and Preparing Your Career in Nursing or Midwifery
  • So you want to work as a nurse or midwife?
  • Understanding your skills and how employers see you
  • Writing about yourself: CVs and applications
  • Talking about yourself: interviews and presentations
  • So what are your options after graduating?
  • Choosing your path
  • Changing your mind

Chapter Overview

As a student, it’s easy to get caught up in the day-to-day activities of lectures, assignments and placements, while maintaining your social and family life. However, if you’re to succeed in your career – whether you stay in nursing or midwifery or choose another professional path – you’ll need to pause, reflect on your achievements, learn how to plan and choose your career ...

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