Evidence and Practice

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Exploring the benefits and limitations of transactional leadership in healthcare

Exploring the benefits and limitations of transactional leadership in healthcare

Why this leadership approach can help you meet short-term goals and complete tasks

Managing complications associated with the use of indwelling urinary catheters

Managing complications associated with the use of indwelling urinary catheters

Learn the common complications, and how to reduce their incidence or manage them

Understanding the importance of concepts of health

Understanding the importance of concepts of health

How patients’ perceptions of health can influence their attitude to self-care

Reflecting on nursing practice during the COVID-19 pandemic

A look at how COVID-19 has challenged nurses and resulted in new needs for reflection

Open access
An enduring legacy: contributions of Royal College of Nursing fellows to nursing science

An enduring legacy: contributions of Royal College of Nursing fellows to nursing science

How RCN fellows have contributed to advancing the profession

Artificial hydration at the end of life: balancing benefits and risks in the absence of conclusive evidence

Artificial hydration at the end of life: balancing benefits and risks

Explore the central questions in the absence of conclusive evidence

CPD articles

Care of patients undergoing the removal of an indwelling urinary catheter

Care of patients undergoing the removal of an indwelling urinary catheter

Know the associated complications and how these can be prevented and managed

Understanding the elements of a holistic wound assessment

Understanding the elements of a holistic wound assessment

Enhance your awareness of factors that affect wound healing and management

Early diagnosis and effective management of sepsis

Learn about prompt early treatment using care bundles such as the ‘sepsis six’

Assessment, diagnosis and management of constipation

Assessment, diagnosis and management of constipation

The common causes and types of constipation, and the interventions available

Selection and management of central venous access devices

How to ensure safe and reliable venous access, and reduce the risk of long-term complications

Tracheostomy care: the role of the nurse before, during and after insertion

Tracheostomy care: the role of the nurse before, during and after insertion

Enhance your knowledge of the effective management of patients with a tracheostomy

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How to develop and present a conference poster

How to develop and present a conference poster

Understand how precision, clarity, brevity and visual appeal will engage your audience

Verifying the death of a patient

How to verify the death of a patient

Understanding the legal implications, and the need for sensitivity and compassion

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

A step-wise, practical approach to undertaking oral medicines calculations

How to change a stoma bag

How to change a stoma bag

Enhance your understanding of the procedure and support patients in managing their stoma care

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

Refresh your knowledge on how to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

How to care for patients undergoing paracentesis for the drainage of ascites

The nurse’s role in monitoring the patient and administering treatment

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