News and practice for nurse educators
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 preceptorship group programme has helped newly qualified nurses recruited to work in a mental health trust to develop their skills and confidence
The Cavell Nurses’ Trust is calling on the “brightest and most dedicated” nursing and midwifery students to apply for travel grants worth up to £2,000.
Britain’s first national network for clinical nurse educators is to be launched in October.
Money raised by cancer patient Stephen Sutton will be spent on training for cancer nurses, as well as specialist units and patient support, according to a charity.
Nearly two-thirds of NHS commissioners do not fund for specific training in diabetes for health professionals, a charity survey has indicated.
Community nurses may be being put under pressure to probe frail and elderly patients on their end of life wishes without the right support and training, say palliative care experts.
One of the profession’s most authoritative champions recently told Nursing Times that nurse leadership is lacking from the ward right up to the House of Lords.
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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