Today was interesting! We had our first stage 2 skills day session! We had some pre reading to prepare prior to our practical class which was very useful to have a good idea of the ins and outs of skills we would be practicing. What did we learn? We were in little groups of 5 [...]
Hello hello! Hope you are all doing well! So my cohort and I have just finished our very first stage 2 placement.... This nursing journey is flying in! Where was my placement this time? So, this time I was placed at the Neonatal Unit, so as you can imagine a lot of my time on [...]
Nursing Placement at Dr Grays in Elgin!
Hello everyone! I am just back from my final first year placement which was spent in the Day Case Unit at Dr Grays in Elgin and I cant wait to tell you all about my experience! I had the best time there! 🙂 Dr Grays has such a lovely community feel about it! When I [...]
The Greatness of my First Year of Nurse Training!
Hello everyone! I cant believe my first year of nurse training has flown in already! Time does fly when you are having fun! I have loved ever minute of it so far! Long may it continue! 🙂 I am delighted to have successfully completed all my first year modules and placements and I have to [...]
Spiritual Care and its importance…
Hello everyone! In the short time I have spent within my nursing studies I have come to see that spiritual care is a hugely important part in a persons overall care. I approached Gillian Douglas: Lead Chaplain for Mental Health & Learning Disabilities at NHS Grampian to ask if she would share her knowledge of [...]
My Experience of a Mental Health Placement!
Hello! Hello! I recently finished my second nursing placement last month (May 2021). I was assigned to a Mental Health Ward. Before I was a wee tad nervous when I first found out where I was assigned to because as you may know Mental Health is not the fields of expertise I hope to register [...]
Exploring Health Module!
Hello! I didn't realise how long it was since I last wrote a blog! It is unbelievable to think that I am my cohort and I are just couple of months away from finishing our first year of nurse training! I thought I would share what I learnt in my last module. The exploring Health [...]
Chlo Jacks BRAND NEW Nursing Journey Podcast- Coming Soon!
Hello Hello! I am really excited to be starting my first ever podcast! This podcast offers inspiration and new learning to nursing students and newly registered nurses about the experiences, potential routes, and progressions of current nursing professionals. I am really looking forward to learning from a variety of nursing professionals about a whole range [...]
Simulated Practice Experience and the pros and cons of Online Healthcare.
Hello! I hope everyone is doing well! Due to the pandemic and the latest NMC emergency standards our nursing placement was shortened from the usual 8 weeks to 4 weeks. So for the last 4 weeks I have been carrying out simulated practice. What did simulated experience involve ? We were issued into groups of [...]
First Nursing Placement during a Pandemic…
Hello hello! What a whirl wind of a few weeks it has been since Christmas and New year! I am super chuffed that I successfully completed my first clinical placement in January. I thought I would share with you a wee overview of my experience. 🙂 I don't know where to start as there is [...]