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First day top tips

Year 2 nursing students have put together a list of their top tips for the first day / first week to make it easier for you to get started and settle in as soon as possible.

Placement pre-arrival checklist

Upon arrival

Interacting with senior clinical staff

Useful things to do on placement

Research the conditions you are likely to encounter before hand

Year 2 students give you their tips
Getting it right on your first day
You may feel a little lost on your first day
Finding your way around
If you are not sure, ask someone
What should I be doing?
Don't worry your tasks will be easy at first
What will I be asked to do?

My advice is just get involved, do what you can, try and learn as much as you can.

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