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
Chapter 3: Skills in Context… Beginning at the End
Skills in Context… Beginning at the End
Let's begin by looking at the bigger picture. The aim of your course is to equip you with the necessary skills to be a competent and confident practitioner. What does this mean exactly? What does this future look like? For a moment, zoom forward to your first day of work. Use the space below to make a list of all the skills and competencies you will ideally possess to enable you to perform your role. You could do a mini sketch of yourself if you find this helpful.
This book suggests that the skills and attributes you have just listed bear an uncanny resemblance to those you require to study. If you find ...