CPD articles

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

Stress urinary incontinence

Stress urinary incontinence is a condition largely affecting the female population, with one...

Colorectal cancer

Colorectal cancer is a general label applied to cancers occurring in the colon or rectum (...

Diet, nutrition and oral health

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article explores the ways in which a range of...

Management of psoriasis

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to refresh your knowledge of...

Loss and bereavement: a nursing response

Aim and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to promote the exploration of...

Treating hyperlipidaemia in high-risk groups

Aims and intended learning outcomes The aim of this article is to look at the relevance of...

Skin care in older people

The United Kingdom, along with the rest of the western world, is experiencing the phenomenon...

Weight management for health

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to describe the importance of body...

Wound dressings

Aims and intended learning outcomes The increasing number and complexity of dressings...

The management of poorly controlled asthma

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to improve your understanding of...

Yellow fever

Introduction The aim of this article is to provide an overview of the risks associated with...

Managing incontinence

Introduction This article describes the recent changes in continence services throughout the...

Dyslipidaemia in type 2 diabetes

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

The pressures felt by informal carers of people with dementia

Caring for people with dementia is complex and demanding, and informal carers carry out much...

The use of intravenous therapy

Nurses have a professional and legal responsibility to understand the rationale for the use...

Tackling embarrassment

Aims and intended learning outcomes This feature will assist you to explore the subject of...

Childhood eczema

Aims and learning outcomes The aim of this article is to: ■ Explain the physical and...

Failure to thrive

Aims and intended learning outcomes This article aims to provide an overview of current...

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