Reflective accounts

Read about how other nurses took inspiration from a CPD article and applied that new learning to their nursing practice. Reflective accounts also count towards revalidation.

Medication errors

Medication errors are one of the most common causes of preventable harm to patients, and...

Limb amputation

I read the article because my father had diabetes and underwent amputation. I was interested...

Pressure ulcers

My nursing experience is in acute care. Acute medical nurses are well placed to assess skin...

Osteoarthritis

After reading the article, I am aware of the effects of osteoarthritis on a patient’s...

Constipation

After reading the article, I have gained an increased understanding of how to identify the...

Agitation

As a staff nurse on a surgical step-down unit, I care for patients with surgical needs who...

IM injection

The article on intramuscular injection technique served as a reminder of safe injection...

NMC revalidation

As a newly qualified nurse, I am aware of what is expected of me with regard to revalidation...

Preventing CAUTIs

I read the CPD article because of my role as a staffnurse on a new acute medical ward for...

Spirituality

Spirituality is an important aspect of holistic care. However, it is often overlooked. I was...

Preventing amputation

Many adults with diabetes experience complications as a result of sub-optimal management of...

Mentoring and the 6Cs

As a staff nurse in a rehabilitation unit, I have been involved in patient care initiatives...

Encephalitis

The CPD article provided information on encephalitis and focused on prioritising people and...

Rounding

It was interesting to read the CPD article on rounding, which involves regularly checking on...

Nutrition in hospital

Many people aged over 65 in acute hospitals have dementia. When older people are ill, they...

Patient-centred care

Patient-centred care is a phrase often used by nurses, but it is not always easy to achieve...

Limb amputation

This CPD article on limb amputation described pre and post-operative procedures and...

Nursing revalidation

As a general nurse, I wanted to gain an understanding of the purpose of the Nursing and...

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