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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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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?

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

Sara Franzoso Student Nurse University of Padova/Padua - Italy @justmeandspn We start our training the first year of nursing school. We have 400 hours of training the first year, 600 hours the second year and 720 the third year. There are several kinds of shifts. The morning shift is from 7am to 1-2pm, the afternoon… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Italy?

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A reflection on wound care from… France!

  Guillaume Regnier Newly Registered Nurse France Analyse de situation N°1, USLD 1er étage Situation Analysis Number 1   Actuellement en stage à l'USLD (Unité de Soins Longue Durée), j'ai eu l'occasion d'effectuer, pour la première fois, la réfection d'un pansement d'escarre sur un orteil. En effet, lors du soin et après avoir effectué quelques… Continue reading A reflection on wound care from… France!

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What its like to be a Student Nurse in… Saudi Arabia?

Nadia Al-Qarni Newly Registered Nurse Saudi Arabia @Nadz19_al_rhman  Nadia Al-Qarni studied at King Abdulaziz University. Being a student nurse in Saudi Arabia needs a lot of courage, determination and passion. This profession is not just only by a choice but also as a will to take the challenges we may face as we encounter how… Continue reading What its like to be a Student Nurse in… Saudi Arabia?

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

Ben Jenkins @BenJenkins93 Newly Qualified Nurse Australia My name is Benjamin Jenkins. I’ve recently completed a Double Degree in Nursing/Paramedics at Monash University, Victoria, Australia. I am now close to three months into my Graduate Nursing Program within the Intensive Care Unit (ICU). I am fortunate to care for some of the most critically ill… Continue reading What is it like to be a Student Nurse in… Australia?