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Infection prevention and control

18 March 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

All newly registered graduate nurses are required to have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to perform the skills required for patient care, specifically...

Care, compassion and communication

18 February 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Care, compassion and effective communication are essential elements of nursing, which must be demonstrated by all nurses and nursing students. These requirements...

Supporting and mentoring nursing students in practice

14 September 2010

Nursing Standard

Art & Science mentoring

Decision making is a fundamental skill required by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for entry to the nurse register. It is required for the completion of the...

Organisational aspects of care

04 March 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Organisational aspects of care, the second essential skills cluster, identifies the need for registered nurses to systematically assess, plan and provide holistic...

Medicines management

15 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

All newly registered graduate nurses are required to have the appropriate knowledge and understanding to perform the skills required for patient care, specifically...

Body mass index and alternative approaches to taking measurements

09 April 2010

Learning Disability Practice

CPD

The measurement of body mass index (BMI) is an important means of assessing the incidence of disease potential, but it should be used with caution and in conjunction...

Nutrition and fluid management

01 April 2015

Nursing Standard

Art & Science

Management of fluid intake and nutrition is an essential component of nursing care and should be practised skilfully by all nurses and nursing students. This...
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