Articles for the ‘nursing’ Category

Kirsty’s story – from quitting to submitting

This is Kirsty’s story and is very typical account from the students we support and service we provide at Diverse Learners. Kirsty is a 3rd year nursing student who came to us just 10 weeks ago for specialist study skills support often referred to as “dyslexia / dyspraxia support” or accessing a “SpLD tutor” – […]

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A few of our favourite things for nursing and healthcare students

This blog lists 3 of our favourite things. These resources are also the ones we recommended on almost a daily basis to healthcare students and Health Care Practitioners we support. We love them so much that they are also included in our “Some Simple Solutions” inclusive practice workshop for mentors and Trusts and our dyslexia […]

Dear student nurse – Guest blog by NQN

Dear student nurse, A little letter of advice and encouragement along with the real story of nursing education. Heartfelt,  if slightly tongue in cheek wisdom, from a Newly Qualified Nurse (NQN) who has been there, done that, and got the nice blue uniform…   1. There is no place for pride in the nursing course […]

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5 Top Tips – response to “Celebrities and Trolls…the many myths of Twitter for nurses…busted”

These 5 top tips are posted in response to a blog by Teresa Chinn – @AgencyNurse and David Foord @DGFoord listing the virtues and dispelling some myths about using Twitter as a health care professional posted on NHSemployers site.   WHY I LOVE TWITTER I love Twitter and learn so much from it for all the different areas of my […]

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