Evidence and Practice

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Compassion in nursing: exploring the perceptions of students and academics

Compassion in nursing: exploring the perceptions of students and academics

Recognise the factors that can influence the delivery of compassionate care

Data capture

Methods for capturing patient experience and satisfaction in healthcare services

How to undertake a patient satisfaction audit or research project

Understanding failings in patient safety: lessons from the case of surgeon Ian Paterson

Understanding failings in patient safety: lessons from the case of surgeon Ian Paterson

Learning from cases of malpractice and the role of nurses in raising concerns

An overview of diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes mellitus

An overview of diabetic retinopathy and other ocular complications of diabetes mellitus

Understand the role of the nurse in providing patient education and support

Examining the effects of COVID-19 on mental health services, service users and nurses

Examining the effects of COVID-19 on mental health services, service users and nurses

How the negative effects on nurses’ physical and mental well-being can be addressed

Recognising and treating psychological issues in people with diabetes mellitus

Recognising and treating psychological issues in people with diabetes mellitus

Enhance your knowledge of potential issues such as depression, distress and guilt

CPD articles

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

Understanding equality and diversity in nursing practice

Understanding equality and diversity in nursing practice

Increase awareness of forms of discrimination that may be experienced by staff and patients

How to

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

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

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