CPD articles

Our continuing professional development (CPD) articles are designed to assist with your nursing skills and practice.

Dermatology

Dressing wounds

This article describes the choice and method of application of wound dressing in a...

Ectopic pregnancy

Aims and intended learning outcomes Ectopic pregnancy has been described as an...

Raising the profile of nursing: how to organise a study day

Nursing skills are an integral part of effective health care, yet the profession...

Hyperlipidaemia

Aim and intended learning outcomes

This article aims to...

Promoting health in young people

This article discusses aspects of health that might affect young people and ways in...

Allergy avoidance CE

AIM AND INTENDED LEARNING OUTCOMES The aim of this article is to develop nurses’...

Promoting the role of ward sisters and charge nurses

The qualities of the ward sister have long been recognised as pivotal to the...

Numeracy skills

Aim and intended learning outcomes

People do not become nurses...

Management of acute asthma in children

Aims and intended learning outcomes

The aim of this article is...

Clinical supervision: the Cartmel NDU experience

Implementing clinical supervision is now seen as a critical element in the...

Diabetes: reflecting on empowerment

Continuing Education articles are run in conjunction with the Royal College of...

Parkinson’s disease

Aims and intended learning outcomes

The number of people...

Controlling body temperature in adults

Aims and intended learning outcomes

The aims of this article...

Ethics and communication: developing reflective practice

One common and challenging communication situation faced by nurses is a family’s...

The unique function of the nurse

Virginia Henderson’s contribution to nursing in the 20th century has been compared...

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