The word ‘assessment’ can strike terror into any student. However, providing evidence of knowledge and skills for professional practice is an integral and essential part of university life as a nursing student. This book helps nursing students better understand the processes of assessment so that every student can achieve their potential in their studies. It looks at each of the major forms of assessment including essays, exams, portfolios, OSCIs, presentations and practice assessments. It specifically addresses the needs of nursing students on new degree courses and therefore gives a clear insight on how to succeed as a student nurse. Key Features • Linked to the latest NMC Standards and ESCs for the new degree; • Examples of good and bad assessments apply the theory to practice; • Plenty of activities help to build confidence in developing these skills.