News and practice for nurse educators
A lead mentor role has been developed to promote high standards of nurse mentorship across a large health board. Evaluation so far shows positive results
Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach
Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term
Choosing the right recruits to education programmes, and providing appropriate educational content, will foster compassion among nursing students
Higher education institutions must recruit nursing students with the right values. One university is using multiple mini-interviews to assess compassion and empathy
A free online learning unit launched today aims to educate nursing staff in preventing avoidable harm from dehydration.
The UK needs to train many more children’s nurses if it is to reverse the “worrying” state of child health, according to a leading academic and expert in paediatric nursing.
A trust in East Anglia is set to launch a “nursing academy” for newly-qualified nurses, in a bid to retain and recruit staff.
Two leading names in nursing and midwifery have been awarded honorary doctorates by Bournemouth University.
Speaking out about mistakes should be “ingrained” in the training of student nurses and doctors, health secretary Jeremy Hunt has said.
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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