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Perfecting your practice

Looking in detail at a new practice article each week - as a student, what can you learn from it?

All posts from: December 2011

What are the range of skills that I need for drug calculations?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 20 Dec 2011

Article: Numeracy skills of student nursesThis article will tell you aboutHow a group of second year students and recently qualified nurses performed when doing drug calculationsWhich type of calculation nurses found more difficultWhat ...

Why is patient feedback important?

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyTue, 13 Dec 2011

Article: Giving young patients a sayThis article tells you about:The importance of patient feedbackWhat ‘patient experience’ isHow children can have a say in their careYou would be likely to reference this article if you were researching:Patient experiencePatient ...

Using failure to rescue to compare care

Posted by Kathryn GodfreyMon, 5 Dec 2011

Article: Can failure to rescue be a key indicator of patient safety?This article tells you about:What ‘failure to rescue’ isWhat are the potential points of failureHow failure to rescue rates are compared between hospitals