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Healthcare IT

Electronic records take time to fill in leading to shortcuts that can be misinterpreted

Applying speech-to-text systems in documentation Subscription Required

6-Apr-2015

Implementing speech-to-text systems for nursing documentation requires a cultural change in the way nurses view record keeping.

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Improving observation with new technology Subscription Required

6-Apr-2015

Nurses’ use of technology for patient assessment and observation is improving patient care and safety, as case studies from Croydon and Merseyside show.

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Managing shifts through e-rostering Subscription Required

5-Aug-2011

A trust introduced e-rostering to ensure fairer, safer shifts for staff and to improve care

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Continence advice by telehealth for young people

Continence advice by telehealth for young people Subscription Required

18-Apr-2014

Continence problems can limit the lives of young people with spina bifida. A nurse-led telehealth clinic used Skype for remote discussions to develop their independence

Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessment

Using telemedicine for acute stroke assessment Subscription Required

30-Aug-2013

Early, accurate assessment of stroke is essential if patients are to receive timely, effective treatment. Telemedicine can provide rapid access to expert assessment

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Effect of telehealth on acute and emergency care

13-May-2013

Telehealth can exploit modern technology to allow patients to manage their conditions at home, reducing the need for primary care and hospital visits

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Differentiating dementia, delirium and depression

Differentiating dementia, delirium and depression

13-Apr-2015

Nursing Times Learning has launched a new unit on how to tell the difference between dementia, delirium and depression in older people, to ensure they receive the right care.

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Nurses are increasingly employing Twitter hashtags to forge professional connections

NMC code advice on digital communications Subscription Required

30-Mar-2015

The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s new code takes the first step in promoting online professionalism and appropriate behaviour in the use of social networking.

Principles of transmission-based precautions

Principles of transmission-based precautions Subscription Required

23-Jan-2015

Nursing Times Learning has launched a unit on patient isolation, in association with the Infection Prevention Society, which explores precautions to prevent infection spread.

A framework for post-registration development

A framework for post-registration development Subscription Required

20-Jun-2014

A new framework for post-registration professional development in Wales aims to ensure nurses’ training needs are identified at a personal and strategic level

Implications of a new form of online education

Implications of a new form of online education Subscription Required

21-Mar-2014

Massive open online courses were developed to offer universal free access to high-quality higher education, and may offer new opportunities in nurse education

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Embrace technology to benefit staff and, ultimately, patients

'Embrace technology to benefit staff and, ultimately, patients' Subscription Required

22-Nov-2013

With the pace of technological developments ever increasing and people becoming more aware of the possibilities this offers, there is greater expectation and demand from patients for us to use technology to deliver higher standards of care and support.

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Continuing your Professional Development

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Online learning is a great way to meet your CPD requirements, stay up to date and develop your practice

Nursing Times Learning has over 40 peer-reviewed online learning units, each worth 2 hours of CPD

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It’s just not good enough in 2014 to say ‘I don’t do technology’

It’s just not good enough in 2014 to say ‘I don’t do technology’

10-Jul-2014

The term “nursing informatics” is often used and misused in healthcare, Anne Cooper from NHS England explains what it really means and how it affects each and every one of you

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Social media pioneers

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