Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Using music interventions in the care of people with dementia

Using music interventions in the care of people with dementia

Learn how to harness the therapeutic properties of music

Exploring health and social care professionals’ initial perceptions of caring for trans patients

Exploring healthcare professionals’ initial perceptions of caring for trans patients

Enhance your ability to identify trans patients’ needs and provide appropriate care

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Using effective hand hygiene practice to prevent and control infection

Using effective hand hygiene practice to prevent and control infection

Understand the complex factors that can interfere with hand hygiene compliance

Role of non-specialist nurses in supporting people who misuse drugs

Role of non-specialist nurses in supporting people who misuse drugs

Learn about contributing factors, associated health issues and the interventions available

Exploring the experiences of domiciliary caregivers simulating the role of care recipients

The experiences of domiciliary caregivers simulating the role of care recipients

Improve your understanding of the caregiver-care recipient relationship and developing trust

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Patient transfer

Patient transfer from the intensive care unit to a general ward

Exploring the challenges of transferring patients from the ICU

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Use of personal protective equipment in nursing practice

Use of personal protective equipment in nursing practice

Understand types of PPE in various clinical scenarios and appropriate application

Role of the nurse in acute stroke care

Role of the nurse in acute stroke care

An overview of the diagnosis and management of this medical emergency

Responding to people who are experiencing spiritual pain

Responding to people who are experiencing spiritual pain

Be aware of this often hidden or overlooked type of pain among patients

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Understanding the principles and aims of intravenous fluid therapy

Understanding the principles and aims of intravenous fluid therapy

Ensuring safe and effective IV fluid therapy and patient assessment

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

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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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How to undertake oral medicines calculations

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

A step-wise, practical approach to undertaking oral medicines calculations

How to change a stoma bag

How to change a stoma bag

Enhance your understanding of the procedure and support patients in managing their stoma care

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How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

How to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

Refresh your knowledge on how to undertake intravenous infusion calculations

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

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

Blood transfusion

How to undertake a blood component transfusion

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

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