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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
Poll suggests public 'know nurses work hard'Subscription
Most people acknowledge that nurses are caring and hard working in the face of challenging conditions, research has shown.
Minutes of the “What Are We Going To Do About Nursing?” Marketing Focus Group. Private and Confidential.
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An evaluation found using video can enhance the student learning experience.
Learning the lessons of moving education onlineSubscription
A school of nursing in New Zealand transferred a course from traditional to online delivery. This article reports on staff and student experience, and achievement levels.
Using e-learning to develop communication skills when assessing patients’ end of life needsSubscription
Nurses must be competent and confident in assessing patients’ needs. Marie Curie Cancer Care designed and evaluated an online course to improve practice.
E-portfolios are increasingly replacing paper versions to record learning. Some vital issues need to be considered when introducing them into nursing education
Online learning has unique advantages, overcoming barriers of introversion and physical distance, creating new ways to communicate and shaping identity
Preventing healthcare-associated infections is a key priority for the Department of Health and, since the introduction of the Health Act code of practice (DH, 2006), infection prevention has become everybody’s business.
New urinary catheter e-learning programme launched by NHS Core Learning unit
Nurses develop catheterisation e-learning module Subscription
Nurses at Bradford and Airedale PCT have developed an elearning catheterisation module for healthcare workers
E-learning is wrong for mental health rolesSubscription
Over the years it has become common to see nurses take on the roles and responsibilities of other professionals.
The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust worked with production company Mezzo to create the TrainingPOD, a novel way of providing mandatory training, writes Helen Green, hospital matron at Pinderfields
AbstractVOL: 103, ISSUE: 09, PAGE NO: 30Mark Irving, BSc, DipHE, RGN, is clinical nurse specialist at Cumberland Infirmary, CarlisleRay Irving, BA, MBA, and Stuart Sutherland, PGCE, MA, are both e-learning consultants at the University of Warwick, Coventry; all are also volunteers at the charity Nurse LearningCancerNursing.org (www.cancernursing.org) is a website developed by Nurse Learning, a UK-based registered charity t…
E-learning for cancer nurse educationSubscription
VOL: 103, ISSUE: 9, PAGE NO: 30-31Mark Irving, RGN, Dip HE, BSc; Ray Irving, BA, MBA; Stuart Sutherland, MA, MA, PGCE.Mark Irving, is a clinical nurse specialist at Cumberland Infirmary, Carlisle; Ray Irving and Stuart Sutherland are e-learning consultants at the University of Warwick, Coventry; all arevolunteers at the charity Nurse Learning.Irving, M.J. et al (2007) E-learning for cancer nurse education. www.nursingtimes.net
Nurse prescribing: A comparison between nurses undertaking e-learning and conventional coursesSubscription
Eleanor Bradley, PhD, MSc, CPsychol, is reader in mental health, Staffordshire University; Joan Burgess, MSc, RGN, RNT, is programme leader, Open Learning School of Health Sciences, University College Winchester; Mary Ring, BSc, RN, HV, is regional lead for nurse prescribing, Coventry PCT; Peter Nolan, PhD, MEd, BA, BEd, RMN, RGN, DN, RNT, is professor of mental health nursing, Staffordshire University
In recent years the burden of risk generated in acute hospitals by inaccurate administration of medicines has come to be increasingly recognised. It can be argued that a watershed occurred in 2001 when a number of key events occurred. The death of a patient due to the inadvertent administration of vincristine via the intrathecal route prompted a range of activities coordinated at national level to improve the safety of patients prescribed intrathecal chemotherapy. In the same year, ...
Innovative approaches to teaching are critical in nursing and midwifery, given the current demand that higher education courses are relevant to the changing health care environment. Courses must also meet the requirements of the curriculum, based on the principles of Making a Difference (Department of Health, 1999), and integrate the content with practice requirements.