Evidence and Practice

Clinical

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

Ensuring continuity of care for patients with diabetes mellitus

Ensuring continuity of care for patients with diabetes mellitus

Discover the risks and adverse events that can occur during patient transfer

Effective drain care and management in community settings

Effective drain care and management in community settings

Learn about the rationale for drain insertion and its associated complications

Improving the uptake of medical device training to promote patient safety

Improving the uptake of medical device training to promote patient safety

Understand how training days can improve competency and prevent adverse events

CPD articles

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

Assessment and management of chronic pain

Assessment and management of chronic pain

Learn how to accurately assess pain and discover the interventions available

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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