Evidence and Practice

Clinical

Investigating ward nurses’ responses to deteriorating patients

Investigating ward nurses’ responses to deteriorating patients

Why you should read this article: • To enhance your understanding of the factors that can...

Managing chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) in primary care

Managing chronic spontaneous urticaria (hives) in primary care

Why you should read this article: » To enable you to recognise the signs and symptoms of...

Parkinsons disease

Parkinson’s disease: symptoms, treatment options and nursing care

Why you should read this article: » To understand your role in supporting and improving the...

Communication

Exploring the characteristics of effective communicators in healthcare

Why you should read this article: » To familiarise yourself with the new Nursing and...

Reflection on the development of the nurse consultant role

Reflection on the development of the nurse consultant role

Why you should read this article: » To understand the development of the nurse consultant...

Role of nurses in supporting antimicrobial stewardship

Role of nurses in supporting antimicrobial stewardship

Why you should read this article: » To improve your awareness of the effects of...

CPD articles

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Meeting the healthcare needs of people experiencing homelessness

Why you should read this article: • To understand the needs of people who are experiencing...

Developing resilience: the role of nurses, healthcare teams and organisations

Developing resilience: the role of nurses, healthcare teams and organisations

Why you should read this article: » To understand the individual’s and organisation’s role...

Preoperative care

An overview of the principles of preoperative care

Why you should read this article: • To enable you to adopt a holistic approach to the care...

Stroke rehabilitation

Role of the nurse in stroke rehabilitation

Why you should read this article: » To assist you to provide effective, holistic nursing...

UTI

Assessment, management and prevention of urinary tract infections in men

Why you should read this article: » To understand the aspects of assessment and...

Effective management of hypoglycaemia

Effective management of hypoglycaemia

How to empower patients and their families to prevent and manage hypoglycaemia

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Blood transfusion

How to undertake a blood component transfusion

Why you should read this article: » To increase your awareness of the patient identification...

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

How to assist in emergency tracheal intubation

Why you should read this article: » To ensure your knowledge and skills in assisting in...

ECG

How to record a 12-lead electrocardiogram

Why you should read this article: • To acknowledge the importance of recording a 12-lead...

Venepuncture

How to undertake venepuncture to obtain venous blood samples

Rationale and key points Venepuncture and obtaining accurate blood samples is an important...

Nutritional assessment

How to undertake a nutritional assessment in adults

Rationale and key points Nutritional assessment in adults should begin on first contact with...

Root cause analysis

How to undertake a root cause analysis investigation to improve patient safety

Rationale and key points Root cause analysis is a tool that can be used when determining how...

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