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

How to Gain the Most from this Text

How to gain the most from this text

Congratulations. In choosing to pursue a career in health and social care you are embarking on an exciting journey that will stretch you to the limit and lead to an extremely rewarding future.

This book will provide you with the necessary underpinning skills to ensure that you gain the most out of your course. You will learn how to read ruthlessly, think, structure your ideas, write well, develop techniques to cope with pressure and find ways to manage your time. As a result this book will:

  • Help you to make connections between what you learn in the classroom and what you learn on placement
  • Prepare you for practice experience
  • Enable you to understand who ...
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