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A day surgery admissions pathway for children and young people with learning disabilities

Day surgery admissions pathway for children and young people with learning disabilities

Enhance your awareness of the positive effects of a bespoke admission process

Supporting children’s nurses to deliver trauma-informed care

Supporting children’s nurses to deliver trauma-informed care

Developing resilience and using self-care strategies can inform a trauma-informed approach

Advanced clinical practice in paediatric haematology and oncology: developing a capability document

Advanced clinical practice in paediatric haematology and oncology

Developing a capability document to support and standardise practice

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children in Northern Ireland

Development of a nurse-led transport service for non-critical neonates and children

Understand the advantages of the transport nurse role and similar nurse-led services

Role of retrieval nurse practitioners in safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

Safely transferring critically ill adults and children during COVID-19

The role of retrieval nurse practitioners in inter-hospital transport of the critically ill

Barriers to health promotion with overweight or obese children, young people and their families

Barriers to health promotion with overweight children, young people and their families

Identifying the barriers that children’s nurses face in addressing overweight or obesity

CPD articles

Prevention of malnutrition and faltering growth in children and young people

Prevention of malnutrition and faltering growth in children and young people

Regular surveillance of child growth can prevent or identify malnutrition

Effective transition of young people with long-term conditions into adult services

Effective transition of young people with long-term conditions into adult services

Until recently little has been done to address the perceived barriers and challenges

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Using cultural safety to enhance nursing care for children and young people

Cultural safety can be an effective way to work with people from diverse communities

Biological basis of child health 15: understanding the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Biological basis of child health 15: the renal system and common renal conditions

The 15th in our series focuses on the renal system and common renal conditions in children

Tourette’s syndrome: challenging misconceptions and improving understanding

Tourette’s syndrome: challenging misconceptions and improving understanding

Tourette’s syndrome affects about 1% of the school-age population

Clinical assessment and management of children with bronchiolitis

Clinical assessment and management of children with bronchiolitis

Bronchiolitis is a common seasonal viral illness in babies and children aged under two years

Practice question

How can continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) support a child’s breathing?

Why CPAP is used, complications, and how it differs from non-invasive ventilation (NIV)

ECMO

What is ECMO and how can it save the sickest of children?

ECMO can support children with primary respiratory and cardiac failure

How should nurses discuss substance use with children and young people?

Good communication is essential to elicit accurate information and optimise care

What is the nurse’s role in supporting young people’s sexual health?

Young people should have access to education, assessment and treatment for sexual health

How do bone marrow transplants work?

Children undergoing bone marrow transplants need support and follow up

County lines crime: what is a nurse's role in safeguarding children?

Children’s nurses can help prevent young people from being exploited in drug trafficking

A to Z of syndromes

Mother and baby

A-Z syndromes: Congenital Zika syndrome

First identified in 2015, there is no vaccine for this virus, which can have devastating effects on the unborn child

Webbed_fingers

A-Z syndromes: Yunis-Varon syndrome

An insight into this rare genetic disorder in which both parents are recessive gene carriers

A-Z of syndromes: X-linked ichthyosis

An insight into this genetic disorder occurring in 1 in 6,000 infant males

Stef Sanjati

A-Z of syndromes: Waardenburg syndrome

Waardenburg syndrome is a genetic disorder that gives people a distinctive appearance

A-Z of syndromes: Usher syndrome

Understanding Usher syndrome which is found in approximately 10,000 people in the UK

Tay-sachs disease

A-Z Syndromes: Tay-Sachs disease

An insight into this genetic disorder which carries a poor prognosis and is often fatal

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