Evidence and Practice

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Role of emotional intelligence in effective nurse leadership

Role of emotional intelligence in effective nurse leadership

Practical activities leaders can undertake to develop their skills in this area

Individual and organisational strategies to develop resilience in the nursing workforce

Individual and organisational strategies to develop resilience in the nursing workforce

Learn how resilience is linked to physical and mental well-being – and how to increase it

Open access

Assessing and managing mental health issues in people with chronic skin conditions

Understand the psychological effects of these conditions that patients may experience

Ketamine

Reviewing the physiology, pharmacology and therapeutic uses of ketamine

Familiarise yourself with the nursing implications of ketamine use

Emollients

Using emollients to promote safe and effective skin care

Enhance your understanding of the skin barrier function and the role of emollients

Optimising protein intake in older people to maintain their musculo- skeletal health

Optimising protein intake in older people to maintain their musculo- skeletal health

The role of protein in healthy ageing with recommendations for optimising protein intake

CPD articles

Enhancing the care of transgender and non-binary patients through effective communication

Enhancing care of transgender and non-binary patients through effective communication

How to provide a positive healthcare experience for this patient group

Mental health assessment

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment

Read this article to understand the role of a mental state assessment

Understanding nurses’ responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity

Understanding nurses’ responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity

Empowering nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination

Managing the effects of cancer and cancer treatments on patients’ nutritional status

Managing the effects of cancer and cancer treatments on patients’ nutritional status

Familiarise yourself with nutritional interventions that can support individuals

Recognising the importance of language in effective pain assessment

How language can assist nurses in understanding the patient’s pain experience

Understanding the causes, symptoms and effects of young-onset dementia

Understanding the causes, symptoms and effects of young-onset dementia

Improve your knowledge of the condition and its distinct challenges

How to

How to undertake effective mouth care and oral assessments

How to undertake effective mouth care and oral assessments

Learn ways to promote oral health and comfort, and prevent or treat disease

How to change a suprapubic catheter effectively

How to change a suprapubic catheter effectively

Recognise the potential complications and how to avoid them

How to safely collect and deliver blood components for transfusion

How to safely collect and deliver blood components for transfusion

Learn methods to minimise the risk of adverse events, including handling and storage errors

How to undertake effective record-keeping and documentation

Understand the importance of keeping clear and accurate patient records

How to take a patient’s temperature

How to take a patient’s temperature

A step-by-step guide to the procedure using the oral, tympanic, axillary and forehead sites

Pre-operative care

How to provide preoperative care to patients

Understand the physical and psychosocial care required before surgery

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