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Temporary register update

So things are definitely moving fast. We got sent a form from university to fill out with our preferred placement areas and then we had a group online chat with our uni tutor on Monday. Tuesday I received an email from my local trust asking me to fill out a couple of forms which I returned within 30 mins. It…

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NMC temporary register

I am a 3rd year nursing student. Since my last post, I have been pulled from my placement so I am ploughing into my assignments Due to COVID-19, how we complete our degree is changing, it looks like we will go out to practice much sooner and join a temp register.This temp register is open for students in their final…

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As it currently stands…

As it currently stands I am still on placement in Neuro Theaters and loving it. I can cancel the placement if I want to but the uni doesn’t know yet how/when I’ll be able to make up the missed hours & assessments. As I also work as a HCA within the trust I don’t see me cancelling unless I HAVE…

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3rd year placements

I’m not one to just wait around, too many times things haven’t been done when they should and delays have happened. Due to this since December 2019 I have been checking our uni cohort placement spreadsheet to see if it was updated. 13th January, it finally looked like things were happening. There was an extra page, even if it was…

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End of 2nd year

So I have officially finished 2nd year of my nursing degree. Two weeks ago I got my final set of grades. A pass on drugs exam (only pass/fail), Long Term Conditions exam 60%, Evidence exam 66%, Evidence Lit review 57%, Evidence Project plan 88%, OSCE pass (only pass/fail). The nursing department appears to use all 120 credits to workout the…

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My time in A&E

My time is now up in A&E. I feel I have learnt so much during this placement, the learning experiences, the staff, the patients were all great. I did have some issues though. I am at the start of my 2nd year but some staff appeared to think that I was a 3rd year student and therefore expected more from…

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