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This book is a simple, quick and easy-to-use guide to building a professional portfolio for nursing students. Students are required by the NMC to keep an ongoing record of achievement, to demonstrate their competence at each stage of their programme. The portfolio is an essential part of the assessment of practice to demonstrate nursing competence. This book gives a step-by-step and practical explanation of how to compile a professional portfolio to succeed in these assessments. It can be used throughout nursing programmes and in initial nursing roles, where portfolios are an essential tool for interviews and employee appraisals.


Keeping a portfolio is an important part of your preparation for nursing. It encourages you to reflect both on your learning in the lecture room and on your experience in the clinical arena, and in this way to gain the maximum benefit from both. It also ensures that you have a written record of your preparation programme. This will give you something to refer ...

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