Chapter 7. Individual Accounts

  1. Seevalingum Ramsamy PhD, BEd(Hons), MEd, PGCE, CERT Ed, RNT, DNPsych, RMN, RGN

Published Online: 16 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470699256.ch7

Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses

How to Cite

Ramsamy, S. (2001) Individual Accounts, in Caring for Madness: The Role of Personal Experience in the Training of Mental Health Nurses, Whurr Publishers Ltd, Philadelphia, PA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470699256.ch7

Author Information

  1. Department of Mental Health and Learning Disability, Sheffield University

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 16 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 12 FEB 2001

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781861562005

Online ISBN: 9780470699256

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Keywords:

  • common foundation programme;
  • mental health;
  • self-directed learning;
  • clinical placements;
  • clinical staff

Summary

The prelims comprise:

  • Category 1: The Relevance of Experience to Training

  • Theory and Practice: How Do Students Bridge the Gap?

  • The Role of Mentorship/Supervision: How Do Students Learn within this Mode? This Question Targets the Perceptions of Self and Other During the 3-year Course. The Subcategories Were:

  • Learning in the Clinical Setting: How the Students Relate to the Real-life Learning environment

  • How Do Students Perceive their Relationship with Others in Clinical Settings?

  • What Effect Does Training Have on the Students?