Guest blogs

Digital Competence for Connections in Nursing – PreChat guest blog

At the beginning of this partnership between Phi Mu Chapter of Sigma and The Student Nurse Project, I’d like to share with everyone President Tigges’ Call to Action: Connect, Collaborate and Catalyse. These link so beautifully with some of the NHS Horizons  30-day challenges and with this partnership in which we plan to host a series… Continue reading Digital Competence for Connections in Nursing – PreChat guest blog

Guest blogs · LD · Opinion pieces

Reflections from Learning Disability Awareness Week 2018

This year, Learning Disability Awareness Week took place between 18th and 24th June. To celebrate, my cohort of third year learning disability nursing students had arranged in a variety of activities to promote awareness. Monday We uploaded a video of us singing and signing along to ‘This Is Me’ from the film The Greatest Showman.… Continue reading Reflections from Learning Disability Awareness Week 2018

Emotional Intellegence · Guest blogs

Stuck in the Middle as a Second Year Student Nurse

My second year of training has been tough, tougher than first year by a long shot. It's hard to explain why it's been so hard but I guess the main reason is that you're very much stuck in the middle. No longer the first year who's new to everything, the responsibility has become apparent and… Continue reading Stuck in the Middle as a Second Year Student Nurse

Guest blogs · Opinion pieces · Placement

Simulation (Guest Blog)

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s (NMC) new proficiencies for registered nurses are hot of the press, so to new thinking and guidance about the use of simulation within pre-registration nursing curriculums. Prior to the new standards being launched, there was a cap of 300 hours that could replace or count towards practice hours. In the… Continue reading Simulation (Guest Blog)

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day · Male nursing · Uncategorized

What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Canada?

Juan Martinez Student Nurse Canada @UsaskJuan   Being a student nurse in Canada is pretty great. In Canada we have the Canadian Nursing Students’ Association, and here in my province (state) we have the Saskatchewan Nursing Student Association. Collectively, these associations coordinate events that promote a healthy student life. As a class, we talk amongst… Continue reading What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Canada?

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day

What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Kenya?

Dorcas Jebiwot Student Nurse Kenya @Jebiwot2 According to my training as a nurse..am doing bachelor of nursing a degree course that takes four years in training..and one yr internship after doing the Nursing council of Kenya exams which is a national examination for licencing. In  our nursing training we do general nursing learning all aspects… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Kenya?

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day · Male nursing

What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Nigeria?

Jonathan Arowolo Student Nurse Nigeria @JonathanArowolo   - What’s it like to be a student nurse in your country? Awesome! But just like anywhere else in the world, there are challenges. These challenges, to me, serves as a motivation to get the best out of school and be the change I want to see in… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Nigeria?

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day

What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Wales?

Emily (Emmy) Roberts Student Nurse Wales @Em217stnurse   Hello my name is Emily, I am currently in my first year of Adult Nursing training at The School of Healthcare Science, Bangor University. I started my training in September 2017, and hope to qualify in August 2020 so I will be training for a total of… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Wales?

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day

What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Ireland?

Tara McCormack Student Nurse Trinity College Dublin @gaelstara   Being a student nurse in Ireland is bitter sweet. Because of the current crisis students are really valued and appreciated at ward level. The mix of theoretical and practical elements means that the programme is well rounded. There are multiple learning opportunities and progression options. However… Continue reading What is it like being a Student Nurse in… Ireland?

Guest blogs · International Nurses' Day · Male nursing

What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Rwanda?

Jean d’Amour Turikumwe Student Nurse @NMSAR2 Rwanda   To be a student nurse in Rwanda it is not like something special happen because nurses are not mostly valuable, but to be a student nurse in Rwanda you have to be knowledgeable and qualified for it, it means you must pass your secondary school with high… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Rwanda?