CPD articles

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

Dressing wounds

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to update nurses’ knowledge...

Continence in older people: a priority for primary care

It is often assumed that incontinence is an inevitability of older age and, therefore,...

Psoriasis

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide an overview of all...

Safe injection techniques

Aims and intended learning outcomes As knowledge to support nurses’ everyday practice...

Obesity in primary care

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to give an overview of some of the...

The challenging traveller

Nurses are increasingly faced with having to provide advice for a wide variety of travellers...

Smoking cessation: the role of the community nurse

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to review the impact of smoking on...

Wound infection

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article intends to give an overview of some of the...

Yellow fever

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aims of this article are to promote a greater...

Screening for malnutrition

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article Is to raise awareness of...

Wound management and pain control

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aims of this article are to provide an account of...

Lung cancer: the role of the nurse in treatment and prevention

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to develop nurses’ knowledge...

Eczema

Aims and outcomes The aim of this article is to give an overview of eczema and discuss the...

Prevention and management of pressure sores in the community

Aim and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article Is to provide a brief resume of...

Catheter care

Urinary catheterisation is a procedure commonly performed in the community by health care...

Leg ulcers

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the...

Hepatitis A: disease, epidemiology and control

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to discuss the general...

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