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

Ending at the Beginning: A Guide to Continuous Professional Development

Ending at the beginning: A guide to continuous professional development


Clinical governance: ‘A framework through which NHS organizations must continually improve the quality of their services and maintain high standards of care by creating an environment in which care will flourish’ (Health Professions Council, 2006: 25).

Individual Performance review (IPR): A form of appraisal where progress against a set of previously agreed goals is measured and future training needs are identified.

Lifelong learning: The process of continually seeking out new learning opportunities in which to develop personally and professionally.

Portfolio: A place where you are able to record your learning and ongoing continuous professional development.

PREP: An abbreviation for post registration education and practice, a set of Nursing and Midwifery ...

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