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Legal, ethical and professional aspects of duty of care for nurses

13 December 2017

Nursing Standard

Evidence & practice

Duty of care is a fundamental aspect of nursing, and many nurses consider this to be an important part of their professional duties as a nurse. However, the legal...

Reflections on academic supervision

19 November 2008

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Academic supervision is vital for students who are developing academic careers. New lecturers have little training to prepare them for the role of supervisor and may...

Understanding the standard of care required by nurses

23 March 2020

Nursing Standard

professional values

It is an established principle that nurses owe their patients a duty of care, which incorporates a legal, an ethical and a professional duty. However, they must also...

Supporting the lecturer to deliver high-fidelity simulation

10 August 2011

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

In response to a shortage of clinical practice placements for pre-registration nurses and midwives, nursing faculties have been examining alternative ways to support...

How to verify the death of a patient

26 May 2020

Nursing Standard

end of life care

When a patient dies, it is important that nurses understand their role in the verification of death. This article explains the steps required to verify the death of...