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Support for mentors in clinical education

Support for mentors in clinical education Subscription Required

Mentors play a crucial role in supporting and assessing student nurses, yet many find the role challenging. A trust developed support for mentors at the point of care

A new role to improve mentorship standards

A new role to improve mentorship standards Subscription Required

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

Opening up placement opportunities for students

Opening up placement opportunities for students Subscription Required

Changes to healthcare organisations may mean student placements are unavailable or unsuitable. A new allocation model is enabling a more student-focused approach

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR

Using music to maintain the correct rhythm during CPR Subscription Required

Achieving the recommended compression rate in cardiopulmonary resuscitation can be difficult, but music can help to improve skills in the short term

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Developing compassion in pre-registration education

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Choosing the right recruits to education programmes, and providing appropriate educational content, will foster compassion among nursing students

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Nurse scholarship for ‘developing person-centred cultures of care’

The Foundation of Nursing Studies has opened applications for its Richard Tompkins Nurse Development Scholarship 2015.

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Health Education England

New nurse roles in pharmacy and therapy mooted by training chief

New types of nursing roles that overlap more closely with physiotherapy and pharmacy work should be developed to meet the changing needs of healthcare sector employers, the chief executive of England’s official workforce planning body has claimed.

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Exclusive: Further rise in nurse training course places approved

A second year of growth in nurse education places has been rubber-stamped by Health Education England’s board today, as it unveils its national workforce plan for England.

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Group of clinical professionals talking

Exclusive: Lord Willis reveals thoughts on nurse education reform

A major review of nursing education and training looks set to recommend that future student nurses undertake care experience before starting their degrees, but that a whole year is too long.

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Training course slashes back injuries among student nurses

A new approach to training nurses in moving and handling has led to a 92% reduction in injuries among students on practice placements, according to its creators.

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'Does it really need to be so tough to become a nurse?'

'Does it really need to be so tough to become a nurse?' Subscription Required

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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Skills to ensure success in mentoring and other workplace learning approaches Subscription Required

Workplace learning can be supported using various approaches but for this to be effective it is crucial that those supporting learners have the right skills  




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