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Practice tutors' readiness to support nursing students who require reasonable adjustments for clinical placement

The main aim of this study was to elicit practice tutors' views on their readiness to support OU nursing students who require reasonable adjustments while on clinical placement. This research also...

Promoting excellence, governance and innovation in prescribing education

As a network, creativity and innovative practices are discussed in an open and transparent manner that is then developed and shared, which allows opportunities to explore new and evolving topics to...

Evaluating the efficacy of a programme to educate nurses on CLABSI linked to total parenteral nutrition administration

The authors believe that this study is one of a kind because few studies have been conducted based solely on CLABSI occurrence linked to TPN administration. This study has concentrated on the...

Impact of an educational intervention for advanced cancer patients referred for early phase clinical trials

This original research was centred in the specialty of early phase cancer research, the branch of clinical research that focuses on phase one and phase two clinical trials:.

The use of clinical simulation in wound care education for nurses: a scoping review protocol

The proposed scoping review will be conducted in accordance with the Joanna Briggs Institute (JBI) methodology for scoping reviews (Peters et al, 2020)..

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Education

The approaches and motivations to learning of student nurses: a phenomenological study

It was important to first examine the literature around how students learn within the higher education context, and the approaches to learning that students may take. A ‘surface learning’ (or...

Supporting learners as a registered nursing associate

The registered nursing associate (RNA) plays a vital role in supporting and supervising learners from a range of health professions. An RNA is qualified to provide patient-centred care while working...

Developing skills, teaching others and building good foundations

"This feels like a particularly exciting time in my new graduate journey as I find myself being allocated patients with more complex nursing needs."

Gaining better insight and a new-found sense of calm

I am writing this from a sunny spot in the garden, with the intention of absorbing as much sunlight as possible before the next stint of night shifts, which start tomorrow. It's always a bit of a...

Education

Embedding sustainability into healthcare education

In August 2021, the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences at Northumbria University accepted an invitation from the CSH to participate in the Sustainable Quality Improvement Education Project. This...

HIV Matters: an educational podcast series to improve outcomes for people living with HIV

A podcast is a series of digital audio recordings that can be streamed or downloaded from online sources and consumed using mobile devices. ‘Podcasting’ is not a new phenomenon, having existed for...

Learning the rules of the game: how health and social care students learn to learn

‘Including both the explicit and the tacit … what is said and what is left unsaid, what is represented and what is assumed, subtle cues, untold rules of thumb; most of which may never be articulated,...

Learning through fun: board games cafes for undergraduate nursing students

There has, in recent years been what has been described as a ‘modern renaissance’ (Heron et al, 2018b) of tabletop games and a rise in what can be described as designer board games with an increasing...

The role of simulation in delivering a modern workforce

Simulation is an innovative educational technology that empowers staff to acquire and maintain essential knowledge and skills, while simultaneously reducing the incidence of clinical errors and...

Developing good communication skills: the key to working in intensive care

While interviewing for my current role as a nurse in intensive care I was asked questions such as ‘What are the most important qualities of good teamwork?’, ‘How do you handle conflict?’ and ‘How do...

An overview of menopause, and why this should feature within pre-registration education

The project is a collaboration between a pre-registration nursing student and academic staff at Liverpool John Moores University, who make up the project team. The aim has been to, first, undertake a...

The registered nursing associate: an overview

The role of registered nursing associate was introduced in response to the Shape of Caring review (https://tinyurl.com/bdcfv5tm), to help build the capacity of the nursing workforce and support the...

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A review of chronic pain education for UK undergraduate nurses

‘An unpleasant sensory and emotional experience associated with, or resembling that associated with, actual or potential tissue damage.’

Settling in to a high-pressure environment makes you see the importance of self-care

It is an incredible feeling to see people recovering from critical illness and knowing that I have helped them in their healing process. I am one part of a big team made up of multiple disciplines,...

Developing a pre-course workbook for advanced practice students in the UK

In 2021, a small group of advanced practice educators from higher education institutions across the UK collectively identified the need for trainee advanced practitioner student support. The faculty...

A project providing free online education to Ukraine's medical students

The Crisis Rescue Foundation (CRF) was established in spring 2020 by Dr Sharon Raymond, an experienced GP, and finalist of the 2020 Daily Express/Amplifon Coronavirus Hero of the Year award. She was...

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