Students off to good start with nursing degree
Published on 24 April, 2013
Twenty-nine first-year Nursing students, studying by distance education, spent time learning important skills, as part of their first residential school program at the CQUniversity Mackay Nursing & Midwifery Laboratories recently.
Students travelled from areas including Townsville, the Atherton Tablelands and NSW.
Nursing student Jayde Luke passes the scrub test. Residential School and Nursing Lecturer Sandy McLellan said the students learnt about washing a patient in bed and in the shower, bedpan use, manual handling, patient observations, patient feeding, communication skills, documentation, holistic care and much more.
The students will be going on placement in Term 2 after the next residential school...
Students learn how to correctly make a bed for the clinical environment.