Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Providing palliative and end of life care for people with advanced disease

Providing palliative and end of life care for people with advanced disease

How to manage some of the common physical, psychological and emotional symptoms

Supporting the emotional well-being of patients with diabetes mellitus in primary care

Enhance your understanding of diabetes distress and major depressive disorder

Self-harm and suicide: occurrence, risk assessment and management for general nurses

Self-harm and suicide: occurrence, risk assessment and management for general nurses

Learn about evidence-based approaches and how to work collaboratively with service users

Preventing healthcare-associated infections by decontaminating the clinical environment

Understand and address barriers to adherence to infection prevention and control guidance

Providing music therapy for people with dementia in an acute mental health setting

Providing music therapy for people with dementia in an acute mental health setting

Enhance your knowledge of the benefits of music therapy for this patient group

Exploring the role of authentic leadership in nursing

Exploring the role of authentic leadership in nursing

Recognise the characteristics, benefits and challenges of adopting this leadership style

CPD articles

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

Cardiac pacing: principles, interventions and patient support

Cardiac pacing: principles, interventions and patient support

The nurse’s role in the management of patients receiving cardiac pacing

Acute coronary syndrome: role of the nurse in patient assessment and management

Acute coronary syndrome: role of the nurse in patient assessment and management

Learn how the syndrome develops and what characterises its different types

Practising cultural humility to promote person and family-centred care

Practising cultural humility to promote person and family-centred care

Understand how an individual’s culture can affect their health behaviours

Respiratory assessment: undertaking a physical examination of the chest in adults

Respiratory assessment: undertaking an examination of the chest in adults

Learn a systematic approach that includes inspection, palpation, percussion and auscultation

Open access
Heel pressure ulcers: understanding why they develop and how to prevent them

Heel pressure ulcers: understanding why they develop and how to prevent them

Read about techniques and devices that can be used to prevent heel pressure ulcers

How to

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

How to take a patient’s temperature

How to take a patient’s temperature

A step-by-step guide to the procedure using the oral, tympanic, axillary and forehead sites

Pre-operative care

How to provide preoperative care to patients

Understand the physical and psychosocial care required before surgery

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