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Successful Professional Portfolios for Nursing Students

Suzanne Reed
© 2011   120 pages   Learning Matters   
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Paperback ISBN: 9780857254573 $23.00

Fabulous guide for Year 1 student nurses starting their portfolio journey

Ms Catherine Croughan

School of Nursing, Salford University

Mar 27 2015

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A fantastic little book for helping nursing students and qualified nurses to understand what a successful portfolio should look like.

Dr Gabrielle Thorpe

School of Nursing & Midwifery, Univ. of East Anglia

May 02 2014

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very easy read and guides the reader effectively, relevant to NMC and other professional bodies

Ms carol-anne westwell

Nursing & Midwifery, Bangor University

Jun 12 2013

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For any student or lecturer trying to get their heads around the construction and relevance of information to be included in the portfolio, this is a must. Each item is set out clearly, guiding the student to produce a professional and coherent portfolio. A welcomed text.

Miss annessa rebair

nursing and midwifery , University of the West of England, Bristol

Apr 29 2013

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What a fascinating book. It is easy to read and follow. This book is aimed at nursing students on the new nursing degree pathways. This is a valuable and informative guide, with a step by step approach to the development of a record of achievement Portfolio. It clearly demonstrates how NMC Standards can be met, giving helpful examples and activities, that are explained in detail.

Mrs Julie Peirce-Jones

Faculty of Health, University of Central Lancashire

Jan 29 2013

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This is an excellent resource for teaching 3rd year pre registration nurses who are studying the Role Transition module. I used it to deliver a session about planning / developing a professional portfolio and to develop learning activities to support learning in the module. It has a wide range of examples of content that may be included and also directs students to additional reading / resources that will be useful. The activities were very useful in enabling students to think about this subject in more detail. The text also focuses on reflective writing and how this might be incorporated into a portfolio. I will certainly use / recommend this text when I co-ordinate this module next year

Mr Liz Crighton

Faculty of Health and Social Care (Southwark), London South Bank University

Sep 28 2012

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A good clear concise text that highlights how to compile a portfolio and explains how materials within a portfolio can be used to meet the requirements of a variety of needs to show professsional development.

Miss Janet kay

Faculty of Nursing and Midwifery, University of Cumbria

Jul 30 2012

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this is an excellent little book about portfolios It gives practical advice which the students need when developing their portfolios. This book will be recommended to all our students

Dr Alison Pooler

nursing, Keele University

Jul 17 2012

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Really straight forward text covering all aspects of portfolio writing.

Mr Andrew Lowndes

School of Health and Social Care, Glasgow Caledonian University

Jun 15 2012

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this book is a recommended read and easy to use guide to building a professional portfolio for students.

Mr Hywel Thomas

College of Human and Health science, Swansea University

May 29 2012

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Well organised and a good reference guide for dveloping the portfolio. I really feel that the inclusion of case studies and the activitives linked with the chapters is an excellent tool to support the students dvelopment of their portfolio and encourages them to look at all areas of their care to consider how each enconter can be used as a learning activity and supportive of their development and how to demonstrate this in the portfolio

Ms Joanne O'Donnell

School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work, University of Manchester

May 22 2012

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great book - really useful to set the underpining of nursing in context

Ms Lorraine Burgess

Faculty of Health and Social Sciences, Liverpool John Moores University

Mar 13 2012

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This is a really useful textbook on portfolio's which is not only accessible and relevant, but within the limited financial reserves of current nursing students. developing a portfolio's is an area which students get very anxious about and I would recommend they use this book as a means to get them started on their portfolio journey. It's full of really good ideas and is clearly aimed at nursing students unlike other "how to write your portfolio" textbooks on the market.

Mrs Zoe Veal

Nursing and Midwifery, University of the West of England, Bristol

Feb 12 2012

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Good guide to making sense of portfolios. Clear strucuture - Good use of case studies and learning activities to assist students to link theory to practice for portfolio evidence - with links to NMC domains. Makes what can appear a very confusing subject to some students much easier to put into practice. Would prove a valuable resource for students putting together their first portfolio.

Mrs Elaine Bailey

School of Nursing, Midwifery & Physi, Nottingham University

Jan 30 2012

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Helpful for all student and practiitoners who need to complete their portfolios and update them

Mrs Janet Gargiulo

Health and Social Care, Glyndwr University

Jan 12 2012

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I have used it on a 1:1 basis for some students, but in the main it confused the students because the format was different to their portfolios, the concept and principles are the same though.

Liz Broadbent

Social Work, Huddersfield University

Dec 20 2011

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Very useful book. The examples will be very helpful for students who have not developed a portfolio before. It also shows how students can develop thier learning using a portfolio appraoch.

Dr Pat Colliety

Nursing and Midwifery, Surrey University

Dec 19 2011

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