Foundation Studies for Caring

Using Student-Centred Learning

by Alan Glasper, Gill McEwing & Jim Richardson

About the book

As a trainee healthcare professional, you need a textbook that will help you excel on your course. However, you also need one which will equip you with the knowledge and skills to meet the challenges of your future professional life. Congratulations – you've just found it!

You can see below for samples of the features that are available (taken from Chapter 10: Nutritional Assessment and Needs):

Why is this book different?

To help you fully engage with what you're learning, Foundation Studies for Caring has been designed with your interests and knowledge in mind. It is packed with scenarios and activities for you to explore alone or in your learning groups. These activities make study more enjoyable, but also help you to develop professional-level skills in critical thinking, problem solving, reflection, teamwork and more.

What does it cover?

A huge range of chapters look at the core issues to do with caring – and every one has been written by an experienced lecturer or practitioner, so your learning is supported by a team of experts. There are direct links between theory and clinical skills, lots of illustrations of evidence-based practice and plenty of interprofessional examples throughout.