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Author Boyd, Claire
Title Study Skills for Nurses : Study Skills for Nurses
Imprint Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated, 2014
©2014
book jacket
Edition 1st ed
Descript 1 online resource (257 pages)
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Series Student Survival Skills
Student Survival Skills
Note Intro -- STUDY SKILLS FOR NURSES -- Contents -- Preface -- Introduction -- Bibliography -- Acknowledgements -- Chapter 1 LEARNING AT UNIVERSITY -- KEY DIFFERENCES BETWEEN SCHOOL/COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY EDUCATION -- THE LEARNING PROCESS -- DEVELOPING YOUR LEARNING SKILLS -- KEY TERMS FOR UNIVERSITY -- YOUR NURSING COURSE -- TAKING RESPONSIBILITY -- PRACTICAL ARRANGEMENTS -- STUDENTS WITH DYSLEXIA -- DEADLINES -- KEEPING GOING -- GATHERING AND SHARING INFORMATION -- USEFUL WEBSITES FOR NURSES -- C-R-E-A-M STRATEGY -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Websites -- Chapter 2 UNDERSTANDING HOW YOU LEARN -- YOUR LEARNING STYLE -- HOW TO IMPROVE YOUR PREFERRED LEARNING STYLE -- PERCEIVING INFORMATION -- OTHER STUDY METHODS -- Distance Learning -- E-LEARNING -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 3 TAKING CONTROL -- PLANNING -- PRIORITISING -- MANAGING YOUR WORK -- ORGANISING YOURSELF -- WORKING IN GROUPS -- Group Project Assignments -- PRESENTATION -- KNOWING WHEN TO STOP -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 4 INFORMATION SKILLS -- FINDING INFORMATION -- IDENTIFYING AND SELECTING RELEVANT INFORMATION -- The Library -- Evidence‐Based Sources -- The Internet -- Bibliographic Healthcare Databases -- HOW TO SEARCH BIBLIOGRAPHIC DATABASES EFFECTIVELY -- Search Strategy -- Breaking Your Topic into Concepts -- Building Your Question -- Looking at Your Concepts -- Carrying Out an Effective Search -- Searching a 'Free‐Text' Database -- Searching a Database with a Thesaurus -- Limiting your Search -- Author Searching -- Journal Searching -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 5 READING EFFECTIVELY -- READING FASTER -- Detailed Reading -- ACTIVE READING -- Survey -- Question -- Read -- Recall -- Review -- TIPS FOR LEARNING -- CHECKING YOUR WORK -- CRITICAL READING -- Select a Topic/Question -- Search Appropriate Sources
Reading Critically -- How to Read Critically or What to Look For -- Skills/Help to Read Critically -- APPRAISING WEBSITES -- CRITICAL APPRAISAL -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Website -- Chapter 6 MAKING NOTES -- GOLDEN RULES OF NOTE-TAKING -- TAKING NOTES -- Annotations -- Summaries -- Structured Lists -- Keep a Record of Sources -- Using Abbreviations -- Headings and Bullet Points -- NOTE-TAKING DURING LECTURES AND SEMINARS -- NOTE-TAKING FROM ARTICLES AND BOOKS -- SPIDER DIAGRAMS -- MIND MAPS -- WHAT TO DO WITH YOUR NOTES -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 7 PLAGIARISM AND REFERENCING -- Copying -- Failing to Reference Quotes -- Paraphrasing or Synthesising -- Using Your Own Work -- HOW TO AVOID PLAGIARISM -- WHY SHOULD I USE REFERENCES? -- WHAT IS SO WRONG WITH PLAGIARISING? -- CAN MY LECTURERS RECOGNISE PLAGIARISM IN MY WORK? -- EXAMPLES OF PLAGIARISM -- REFERENCING -- When to Provide References -- Where and How to Reference -- Quotations in the Text -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 8 WRITING SKILLS -- MARKING CRITERIA -- THE ESSAY: UNDERSTANDING THE QUESTION -- THE ESSAY: STRUCTURE -- Title -- Introduction -- The Main Body of the Essay -- The Conclusion -- USING PARAGRAPHS IN ESSAYS -- PHRASES TO USE IN ESSAY WRITING -- PHRASES TO AVOID IN ESSAY WRITING -- USING PLAIN ENGLISH -- ESSAY-WRITING CHECKLIST -- PLANNING YOUR ACADEMIC ESSAY -- REPORT WRITING -- Abstract -- Introduction -- Main Body -- Conclusion -- RESEARCH STUDIES -- THE RESEARCH PROCESS -- WRITING CASE STUDIES -- HOW TO PRESENT YOUR WORK -- HOW TO WRITE A DISSERTATION -- How to Produce a Good Dissertation -- Proposing a Topic -- Structure of a Dissertation -- Referencing your Dissertation -- Knowing When to Stop -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 9 ORAL PRESENTATIONS -- GIVING A PRESENTATION
BASIC RULES OF PRESENTING: DOS AND DON'TS -- PLANNING THE PRESENTATION -- RESEARCHING YOUR TOPIC -- USING SOFTWARE AND/OR VISUAL-AUDIO AIDS -- Using Prompt Cards -- POWERPOINT -- REHEARSING YOUR TALK -- KEEPING RELAXED -- THE DELIVERY -- AREAS FOR IMPROVEMENT -- THE POST-PRESENTATION DISCUSSION -- GETTING FEEDBACK FROM YOUR TUTOR -- GROUP PRESENTATIONS -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 10 PREPARING FOR EXAMS -- WHY ARE EXAMINATIONS STILL USED IN ACADEMIA? -- STUDYING AND PREPARING FOR EXAMS: TIPS FROM PAST STUDENTS -- MEMORY STRATEGIES -- THE NIGHT BEFORE THE EXAMINATION -- ANSWERING EXAMINATION QUESTIONS -- WHAT TO DO IF YOUR MIND GOES BLANK -- WHAT TO DO IF TIME IS RUNNING OUT -- EXAMS COME IN MANY DIFFERENT SHAPES AND SIZES! -- ASSESSMENTS -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 11 WRITING A PORTFOLIO -- WHAT IS A NURSING PORTFOLIO? -- PREPARING YOUR PORTFOLIO -- NMC REQUIREMENTS -- SETTING OUT YOUR NURSING PORTFOLIO -- KEEP IT BRIEF -- STUDENT PORTFOLIOS -- REFLECTIVE PRACTICE -- REFLECTION IN ACTION -- SWOT -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 12 LEARNING IN PRACTICE -- BEDSIDE TEACHING: WHAT IS IT? -- WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS OF LEARNING IN PRACTICE? -- EFFECTIVE LEARNING IN PRACTICE TEACHING -- THE EFFECTIVE TEACHER -- EXAMPLE: INTRAVENOUS FLUIDS -- EXAMPLE: DRUG INTERACTIONS -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Chapter 13 MINIMISING STRESS -- HEALTH -- THE STRESS RESPONSE -- RELAXATION -- NUTRITION -- BREATHING -- VISUALISING -- ORGANISATION -- SOURCES OF SUPPORT -- TEST YOUR KNOWLEDGE -- Bibliography -- Answers to Activities and Test Your Knowledge -- APPENDICES -- Appendix 1: Examples of Question Frameworks -- Appendix 2: Glossary of Evidence Types -- Appendix 3: Help with Analysis of Results -- Appendix 4: The New NHS in 2013: What it Means for You -- Index -- Year-Planner -- EULA
Survive academic study with this snappy guide to research techniques and strategies for all student nurses.  Providing words of wisdom and tips from real student nurses, Study Skills for Nurses enables you to develop your own individual ways of studying for those all important projects, with exercises, step-by-step guides and tricks to help you get ahead. Special features Developed by students for students Clear, straightforward and jargon-free Ties in with the NMC standards for pre-registration education and the Essential Skills Clusters. Takes away the fear of study and independent research projects, making it approachable, easy and fun
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Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2020. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries
Link Print version: Boyd, Claire Study Skills for Nurses : Study Skills for Nurses Hoboken : John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated,c2014 9781118657430
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