Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Understanding the role of the scrub nurse during robotic surgery

Understanding the role of the scrub nurse during robotic surgery

Recognise the knowledge and skills required, and the challenges that may be encountered

Understanding the role of genomics in nursing practice

Understanding the role of genomics in nursing practice

Enhance your knowledge of genomics and its benefits in healthcare

Preoperative fasting: exploring guidelines and evidence to ensure consistent, high-quality care

Preoperative fasting: exploring guidelines and evidence to ensure high-quality care

Familiarise yourself with shorter preoperative fasting times and the importance of oral care

Safe use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors in the management of type 2 diabetes

Safe use of sodium glucose co-transporter 2 inhibitors in managing type 2 diabetes

Recognise the role of nurses in ensuring SGLT2 inhibitors are used appropriately

Supporting person-centred dementia care following the COVID-19 pandemic

Supporting person-centred dementia care following the COVID-19 pandemic

Understand the importance of dementia awareness and education for nurses

Understanding patient assessment and treatment in deep vein thrombosis

Understanding patient assessment and treatment in deep vein thrombosis

Learn about history taking, physical examination and supporting patients

CPD articles

Promoting young people’s mental health: the role of community nurses

Promoting young people’s mental health: the role of community nurses

Why the pandemic and social media may affect mental health, and how to discuss these issues

An overview of the prevention and management of wound infection

An overview of the prevention and management of wound infection

Pathophysiology, risk factors and signs and symptoms of wound infection

Breaking bad news

Breaking bad news

Communication skills to help you engage in challenging conversations with patients

Understanding and mitigating low health literacy

Understanding and mitigating low health literacy

Source techniques to assist you in communicating with people who have low health literacy

Identifying and managing acute kidney injury

Identifying and managing acute kidney injury

Learn its pathophysiology, staging, signs and symptoms, and treatments

Prevention, identification and management of malnutrition in older people in the community

Management of malnutrition in older people in the community

Understand the elements of a person-centred care plan for individuals who are malnourished

How to

How to cleanse a wound

How to cleanse a wound

Learn about the different techniques and products to use

How to write an action plan with a nurse or nursing student

How to write an action plan with a nurse or nursing student

Objectives should be SMART – specific, measurable, achievable, realistic and time-bound

How to interpret arterial blood gas results

How to interpret arterial blood gas results

The steps involved when evaluating respiration and circulation in deteriorating patients

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

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