Category list : Online education
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A new master’s degree programme is being launched in London to help develop and expand the role of nurses in specialist eye care.
Health and social care staff in Scotland are being empowered to better support people with autism during difficult moments throughout the rollercoaster of their lives.
A new database has been developed to arm nurses and other healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills needed to confidently prescribe physical activity to patients.
A charity has launched an online resource designed to encourage more general nurses to specialise in inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), amid rising numbers of patients and a shortage of expert help.
Macmillan has appointed its first “digital nurse specialist” to help ensure people can get accurate online information about cancer.
One trust developed a web-based induction resource to welcome and inform students who are about to undertake clinical placements
Better survival rates for a group of haematological cancers known as myeloproliferative neoplasms mean nurses play a bigger role in managing patients with these conditions. Scroll down to read the article or download a print-friendly PDF here
’A must for all hospices and palliative care specialties to have within their libraries and available for staff use’
Nurse becomes advisor to diabetes patient forumSubscription
A nurse from University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust has joined a panel of leading clinical experts for Europe’s largest diabetes forum.
An interactive approach to mandatory trainingSubscription
On recognising that staff members were not fully engaging with mandatory training, one trust decided to develop and implement a new approach
How can you tell the difference between dementia, delirium and depression in older people, to ensure they receive the right care? Current knowledge on this question is summarised in this article, and is also available as a learning resource in our learning unit on dementia, delirium and depression
NHS support workers are to receive £4.36m of joint government and industry funding to improve their skills and raise standards among the profession.
Principles of transmission-based precautionsSubscription
The essentials of patient isolation are summarised in this article. They are also available as a learning resource in our learning unit on patient isolation. Scroll down to read the article or download a print-friendly PDF here
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.
A framework for post-registration developmentSubscription
A new framework for post-registration professional development in Wales aims to ensure nurses’ training needs are identified at a personal and strategic level
The government should tackle loneliness amongst the over-65s by training those without the skills to use the internet, a think-tank has recommended.
Implications of a new form of online educationSubscription
Massive open online courses were developed to offer universal free access to high-quality higher education, and may offer new opportunities in nurse education
Online learning for professional developmentSubscription
A lack of study leave can prevent nurses who hold diplomas from attaining graduate status. Online learning can provide professional development after registration
E-learning adoption in pre-registration trainingSubscription
Nurse educators sometimes appear reluctant to use e-learning, and question whether it is appropriate for pre-registration nurse education for a number of reasons
Using more healthcare areas for placementsSubscription
With more care being provided outside acute hospitals, placements in the private, voluntary and independent sector can widen newly qualified nurses’ career choices