Student nurses' experiences of attending non-traditional placements in an Adult Nursing programme

Rourke, S. (Speaker), Atkinson, D. (Speaker), Tanner, M. (Speaker)

Activity: Talk or presentation typesOral presentation

Description of Activity

A new model of placement learning hasbeen introduced by the University of Portsmouth incorporating non-assessedplacements within non-traditional areas ofhealth and social care. These offer anopportunity for adult nursing students togain experience in placements not normallyassociated with adult nursing as well asareas which would be unable to supportassessed placements. These placementhave been well evaluated and have allowedstudents to challenge their preconceptionsof nursing, gain broader understanding ofhealth and social care, develop transferableskills and enhance their employability andcareer options.
Period4 Sep 2018
Event titleNET2018 Conference: NET Networking for education in healthcare
Event typeConference
LocationCambridge, United Kingdom
Degree of RecognitionInternational