Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Use of indwelling catheters and preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections

Enhance your knowledge of the potential complications of these devices

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating

Providing patient education on portion control and healthy eating

Various methods you can use to support individuals to eat healthily

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care

Understanding oral mucositis and the principles of effective mouth care

Recognise the symptoms, causes and risk factors, and the importance of optimal oral hygiene

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments with patients during the COVID-19 pandemic

Moving from face-to-face to telephone assessments during the COVID-19 pandemic

Learn the skills required to perform effective remote consultations

Providing interprofessional education for pre and post-registration nurses

Providing interprofessional education for pre and post-registration nurses

How students from different professions can learn about each other’s roles

Managing malnutrition in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Managing malnutrition in the community during the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand how the pandemic and its social restrictions can affect nutritional status

CPD articles

Mental health assessment

Identifying people with deteriorating mental health using a mental state assessment

Read this article to understand the role of a mental state assessment

Understanding nurses’ responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity

Understanding nurses’ responsibilities in promoting equality and diversity

Empowering nurses to recognise and challenge discrimination

Managing the effects of cancer and cancer treatments on patients’ nutritional status

Managing the effects of cancer and cancer treatments on patients’ nutritional status

Familiarise yourself with nutritional interventions that can support individuals

Recognising the importance of language in effective pain assessment

How language can assist nurses in understanding the patient’s pain experience

Understanding the causes, symptoms and effects of young-onset dementia

Understanding the causes, symptoms and effects of young-onset dementia

Improve your knowledge of the condition and its distinct challenges

Understanding equality and diversity in nursing practice

Understanding equality and diversity in nursing practice

Increase awareness of forms of discrimination that may be experienced by staff and patients

How to

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

How to develop and present a conference poster

How to develop and present a conference poster

Understand how precision, clarity, brevity and visual appeal will engage your audience

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

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

How to undertake oral medicines calculations

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

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