Study Skills for Health Students and Social Care Students helps students and practitioners to build confidence through developing the key skills required for both academic study and clinical practice.

Claire Craig introduces all the skills necessary to bridge the gap between study and practice, with a strong focus on the contextualization of skills and their transferability to the clinical setting. Fundamental skills and principles for researching, processing information, and for communicating and expressing findings are all covered.

It includes practical advice on:

organizing student learning; accessing support; recording ideas and information; expressing ideas verbally; expressing ideas in writing; working with others

In the Beginning…

In the beginning…

This is the book I longed to read when I was a student many years ago. Although I had studied for a degree before, I did not find the transition to being a student in health and social care an easy one to make. I struggled to see the links between what I learned in the classroom and what I would be doing in practice. Sessions in academic or key skills left me cold as I really could not see the point of learning how to take notes or write essays. ‘After all’, I told myself ‘when did writing an essay help a patient?’ I was desperate for placement and the opportunity for hands-on experience.

Yet placement came as a shock. ...

  • Loading...
locked icon

Sign in to access this content

Get a 30 day FREE TRIAL

  • Watch videos from a variety of sources bringing classroom topics to life
  • Read modern, diverse business cases
  • Explore hundreds of books and reference titles