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> The Road to Nursing

The Road to Nursing

This book is no longer available for digital purchase on Higher Education from Cambridge University Press.

This textbook has now been replaced with a newer edition 9781009003469. On 1 July 2024 it will be withdrawn from institutional access; further information is available on our editions management page. This will not affect customers who have redeemed access codes or purchased via ecommerce.


Edited in association with Nick Arnott, University of Tasmania, Penny Paliadelis, Federation University, Mary Cruickshank, Federation University
Published 2018


Commencing a nursing qualification can be an exciting and daunting prospect. The Road to Nursing empowers nursing students to become effective practitioners by providing an in-depth foundational knowledge of the key concepts and skills that will underpin their entire nursing journey. Written by an expert team of academics and practising nurses, this text emphasises the importance of meaning-making, supporting students to critically engage with key knowledge that informs their ongoing learning, development and professional identity. Each chapter supports learning through…

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  • Empowers undergraduate nurses by providing the foundational knowledge and skills that will underpin their entire nursing journey
  • Each chapter is written in an accessible style by leading Australian nursing academics and practising nurses
  • Includes access to the complementary VitalSource interactive eBook, through which students can find valuable self-assessment tools such as multiple-choice and short-answer questions with guided responses, and links to relevant website and video content

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