Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Implementing the National Early Warning Score 2 into pre-registration nurse education

Implementing the National Early Warning Score 2 into pre-registration nurse education

The benefits and challenges of using NEWS2 as an educational tool

Pathophysiology and treatment of hypovolaemia and hypovolaemic shock

Pathophysiology and treatment of hypovolaemia and hypovolaemic shock

What you need to know about their presentation, progression and treatment pathway

Implementing collective leadership in healthcare organisations

Implementing collective leadership in healthcare organisations

Develop a culture where formal and informal leaders work together to improve care

Person-centred approaches to improve access to cardiac rehabilitation

Enhance equity of access to programmes and tailor them to patients’ needs and preferences

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

Understand the role of the nurse in reducing medication errors

Assessing physical activity levels in people living with a stoma

Assessing physical activity levels in people living with a stoma

Read about interventions that can reduce barriers to exercise

CPD articles

Understanding the principles and aims of intravenous fluid therapy

Understanding the principles and aims of intravenous fluid therapy

Learn about patient assessment, and the potential risks and complications

Communication

Optimising professional communication with patients

How practical methods of listening and speaking can improve patients’ outcomes and experience

Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease

Conservative management of patients with end-stage kidney disease

A palliative approach that focuses on maintaining quality of life and advance care planning

Applying transformational leadership in nursing practice

Empower and motivate team members to deliver optimal nursing care

Differentiating between dementia, delirium and depression in older people

Differentiating between dementia, delirium and depression in older people

How to clinically assess, diagnose and treat patients

Catheter blockages

Prevention and management of urinary catheter blockages in community settings

How to identify and support patients at risk, and advise on preventative strategies

How to

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

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

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

Understanding your role in reducing medication errors

Blood transfusion

How to undertake a blood component transfusion

Learn about patient identification, blood component checks and reducing potential hazards

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

Promoting a team approach to the procedure, which ensures risks to patients are minimised

ECG

How to record a 12-lead electrocardiogram

ECG can assist in diagnoses of arrhythmias, hypertension, heart disease or heart failure

Venepuncture

How to undertake venepuncture to obtain venous blood samples

Identifying a suitable vein and the appropriate needle or butterfly device for the procedure

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