Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Access to pain management from a legal and human rights perspective

Access to pain management from a legal and human rights perspective

Understand healthcare professionals’ legal, moral and professional obligations

Exploring support strategies for improving nursing student retention

Exploring support strategies for improving nursing student retention

What some HEIs offer and how this may increase the likelihood of students staying on a course

Pharmacological management of chronic heart failure

Pharmacological management of chronic heart failure

Update your knowledge of the common medicines used to treat chronic heart failure

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

Prostate cancer: understanding patients’ treatment options

How to support patients to make informed decisions about their care

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

Supporting patients to achieve remission of type 2 diabetes

The link between diet, weight loss programmes and remission - and how to advise your patients

Partnership working between nurses and patients’ families in the critical care environment

Partnership working between nurses and patients’ families in critical care

Practical interventions that can improve care delivery in this setting

CPD articles

Understanding and mitigating low health literacy

Understanding and mitigating low health literacy

Source techniques to assist you in communicating with people who have low health literacy

Identifying and managing acute kidney injury

Identifying and managing acute kidney injury

Learn its pathophysiology, staging, signs and symptoms, and treatments

Prevention, identification and management of malnutrition in older people in the community

Management of malnutrition in older people in the community

Understand the elements of a person-centred care plan for individuals who are malnourished

Understanding and managing common drug interactions

Understanding and managing common drug interactions

Enhance your knowledge of some of the mechanisms of drug-drug interactions

Ethical issues arising from the assisted dying debate

Ethical issues arising from the assisted dying debate

Familiarise yourself with the nurse’s role in caring for patients requesting assisted dying

Clinical assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms in adults

Clinical assessment of lower urinary tract symptoms in adults

Enhancing nurses’ understanding and identification of these symptoms

How to

How to write an action plan with a nurse or nursing student

How to write an action plan with a nurse or nursing student

Objectives should be SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound

How to interpret arterial blood gas results

How to interpret arterial blood gas results

The steps involved when evaluating respiration and circulation in deteriorating patients

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

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