Find out what a day (or night) shift is like on midwifery clinical placement.
Written by Fatima Ankoush, UTS Bachelor of Nursing student This is my typical day in the life as a UTS Nursing student on clinical placement at an older persons’ mental health ward. 6 AM: Time to get up and be ready for a busy but enjoyable day! I would start the day with some breakfast to ensure thatContinue reading “A day in the life… as a nursing student on placement”
Clinical placement is a core part of your education at UTS. Three students chat about how they prepare for their placements so that they can perform at their best.
Have you ever wondered about perioperiatve nursing, or are you interested in different types of nursing? One graduate talks through her journey in periop nursing.
Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Your portfolio – that huge document you get in 1st year and you wonder if you’ll ever complete it. If you’re not an organised person, the portfolio can be a real challenge. So here’s some tips on how to get more organised with your portfolio to makeContinue reading “How to manage your clinical portfolio for midwifery”
Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Ever wondered what it would be like to work in a rural setting? In your 3rd year of the Bachelor of Midwifery course, you will have the opportunity to go on an (optional) rural placement. Applying for rural placement The Clinical Practice Unit (CPU) at UTSContinue reading “Going rural”
Written by Clare Sandy, current Bachelor of Midwifery student Your first clinical placement is a milestone in your studies – it’s exciting and scary at the same time. You may start thinking: “Will I remember what I’ve learnt in class?” “Will the staff be nice to me?” “What will I do on placement?” Here’s someContinue reading “Tips for your first clinical placement”
Written by Ingrid Vennonen, Bachelor of Nursing (Graduate Entry) graduate (2017) Placement. A tough couple of weeks each session all of us nursing students must do. Something we both look forward to, which excites us, but also kind of drains us along the way. Going out on placement and having on-the-ward training puts our theory into practiceContinue reading “How to make it through your nursing clinical placement – healthily!”
Last year, International Bachelor of Nursing student Simin Peng traveled to Alice Springs to complete a rural and remote clinical placement in the red centre of Australia! “It was truly an unforgettable experience. I now have more insight into Australia’s Indigenous culture and history, a greater appreciation of Aboriginal traditions, and a better understanding ofContinue reading “What’s it like to go on a rural clinical placement?”
Written by Monica Guha, Bachelor of Nursing student at UTS Your first day of university was probably the mostexciting and nerve-racking day of your adult life so far… that is until you startyour first day of nursing clinical! Everything you have learned in the lecture hallsand the tutorial rooms are now going to be used to benefitContinue reading “10 Things You’ll Learn on Nursing Clinical Placement”