Framework aims to clarify the knowledge and skills needed by emergency nurses
Janet Youd Nurse consultant, Emergency care at Huddersfield Royal Infirmary, Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, and chair of the RCN Emergency Care Association
Successful integration of the RCN Emergency Care Association National Curriculum and Competency Framework for Emergency Nursing will require investment into the education of emergency care staff
In June, the RCN Emergency Care Association (ECA) launched the National Curriculum and Competency Framework for Emergency Nursing in response to demands for clarity about the knowledge and skills nurses require to work in emergency settings at various levels.
Emergency Nurse. 25, 5, 20-23. doi: 10.7748/en.25.5.20.s24