Prison nurses are viewed as either “brave or stupid” by staff in other sectors, according to a senior nurse who has called for more work to bust myths and promote the many positive aspects of this challenging yet rewarding role.
As a student nurse, I often feel powerless. I have no control over where my placements will be, I can’t make the NHS Business Services Authority reimburse my travel expenses any more quickly, and I have no ability to shift an essay deadline if I fancy a lazy weekend.
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It began as a source of high-quality, double-blind peer reviewed online learning for nurses, and now includes the NT Portfolio that allows nurses and midwives to store their CPD achievements and other revalidation evidence.
We currently have 22 learning units on a range of subjects, with more currently being developed. Each unit takes around two hours to complete. When you successfully complete a unit your personalised certificate will be stored in your NT Portfolio.
NT Learning also includes full access to the clinical archive and our "Bitesize CPD" - journal clubs and self-assessment quizzes, all worth valuable CPD points.
The system provides a manager dashboard which allows managers to track how staff are progressing in their preparation for revalidation. It can also show how many in the team have completed a specific learning unit.
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