Evidence and Practice

Clinical

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

Exploring the fundamental aspects of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery nurse’s role

Exploring the fundamental aspects of the Enhanced Recovery After Surgery nurse’s role

Familiarise yourself with the main aspects of this role

Embedding spiritual care into everyday nursing practice

Embedding spiritual care into everyday nursing practice

Learn techniques that can enhance patients’ spiritual well-being

CPD articles

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

Effective management of adult patients with asthma

Effective management of adult patients with asthma

Learn asthma control methods and how to reduce the risk of acute exacerbations

Improving nursing students’ experience of clinical placements

Improving nursing students’ experience of clinical placements

How to provide effective support to enhance their skills, knowledge and self-confidence

Prevention and management of hyperglycaemic crisis

Prevention and management of hyperglycaemic crisis

Understand its causes and clinical manifestations, and how to care for patients

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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