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Making sure all nurses understand the needs of clients

02 February 2015

Learning Disability Practice

Art & Science

In recent years learning disability nurses have had to demonstrate the viability of their profession and ensure that they are viewed as fit for purpose. They are...

Non-technical skills required to recognise and escalate patient deterioration in acute hospital settings

02 May 2018

Nursing Management

Literature review

Recognising patient deterioration is a vital nursing role. Observation based on vital signs and early warning scores are mandatory for all adult patients in acute...

Safeguarding of vulnerable adults training: assessing the effect of continuing professional development

13 September 2018

Nursing Management

Patient safety

Aim This article provides an insight into the effect of safeguarding of vulnerable adults continuing professional development (SOVA-CPD) training for nurses. Method...

Evaluating a new trauma and critical care management course for nurses

23 February 2021

Emergency Nurse

training and education

A new practical-based course for nurses on the management of major trauma has been developed using high-level simulation and moulage to deliver education based on...

Clinical academic research internships for nurses, midwives and allied health professionals: a qualitative evaluation

03 September 2020

Nurse Researcher

Career development

Background Nurses, midwives and allied health professionals are integral to research, yet rarely engage simultaneously in research and clinical practice. Clinical...

Providing interprofessional education for pre and post-registration nurses

01 March 2021

Nursing Standard

education

During an episode of care, a patient may be attended by a variety of healthcare professionals. In addition, healthcare service provision can be complex, and patients...

Learning and leadership in advanced dementia care

07 October 2020

Nursing Older People

living with advanced dementia series: 4

This article, part of a series in Nursing Older People exploring the nursing care of people living with advanced dementia, considers learning and leadership. It...

Using targeted education to improve acute hospital nurses’ knowledge and attitudes regarding pain assessment and management

08 June 2020

Cancer Nursing Practice

Pain assessment

The assessment and management of pain in acute hospitals has been shown to be suboptimal in literature dating back to the 1950s. Inadequate pain management is...

Understanding the benefits of the district nurse specialist practitioner qualification

16 September 2020

Primary Health Care

Professional development

This article shares the findings of an explorative service evaluation conducted in England to elicit the views of community nurses regarding the district nurse...

Staff education by the critical care outreach team: evaluating the effect of a study day on nurses’ knowledge levels

06 May 2021

Emergency Nurse

Workforce

Critical care outreach teams were developed in the UK from the early 2000s onwards in response to evidence that the management of severely ill patients on hospital...