News and practice for nurse educators
A pilot project is training health professionals to recognise continence problems in children during routine appointments, to ensure they receive early intervention.
All frontline nursing staff can incorporate brief behaviour change interventions into their clinical practice to reduce patients’ risk of long-term conditions.
Nursing Times Learning has launched a unit on patient isolation, in association with the Infection Prevention Society, which explores precautions to prevent infection spread.
Health professionals should help patients assess whether cardiopulmonary resuscitation should be attempted in the event of cardiorespiratory arrest.
Conversations about end-of-life care can be challenging, even for experienced nurses. The Conversation Project has improved staff skills in an acute setting.
Education leaders have called for a new competency framework to strengthen learning disability training for all branches of student nurses, following concerns many staff working in health and social care settings have limited knowledge in this area.
For the first time this month, an entire cohort of undergraduate adult nursing students will be electronically assessed on their placement.
Great Western Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is trying to encourage healthcare assistants to enrol on a nursing degree course by offering them part-time work while they train.
The Nursing and Midwifery Council is considering the removal of time limits for the completion of education programmes for students.
Electronic learning could enable millions more students to train as nurses and doctors across the world, according to research carried out for the World Health Organization.
I’m writing this from London, where I’m in the middle of my dream elective placement: a week in paediatric intensive care and a week at Great Ormond Street Hospital.
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