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The impact of clinical simulation on the development of advanced practice skills

Simulation has been used in medical, nursing and dental education for the past 60 years (DH, 2011). It is defined as:.

Role of the teenage and young adult blood and marrow stem-cell transplant clinical nurse specialist

The author experienced numerous challenges in establishing this role. This was not only because this was a new role in the author's workplace, but also because there were no other practitioners in...

Developing the Heart Failure Specialist Nurse Competency Framework

In recent years, globally, the profile of the nursing profession has increased and with it the demand for nurses to work at advanced levels of nursing practice, with such roles requiring a range of...

Assessing the impact of introducing trainee advanced clinical practitioners onto an acute oncology triage unit

The acute oncology triage unit at The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust sees oncology and haematology patients presenting with various side effects of systemic anti-cancer therapy (SACT) and complications...

Button batteries in the ear, nose and throat: a novel survey of knowledge of UK advanced nurse practitioners

To assess existing levels of ENT knowledge among ANPs in the UK, a survey based on multiple-choice questions titled ANP Survey on Button Batteries in ENT was developed by ENT specialists, focusing on...

Advanced airway management and drug-assisted intubation skills in an advanced critical care practitioner team

The ACCP team has developed over an 8-year period within a conglomerate of three district general hospitals (Heartlands, Goodhope and Solihull hospitals, HGS) comprising 26 critical care beds. The...

Surgical care practitioners: an audit across the surgical specialties

Surgical care practitioners (SCPs) are permanent members of the surgical team and therefore maintain service provision and provide continuity of care to the patient (Nicholas, 2010). According to the...

Consultation and clinical assessment for advanced clinical practitioners in sexual health

History taking and examination should always be undertaken with the patient's comfort in mind. While all consultation episodes should be undertaken in a sensitive and professional manner, this is...

Renal and ureteric stones: a clinical review

Stones form in the presence of increased urinary supersaturation, which occurs when the urine solvent contains more solutes than it can hold in solution (Khan et al, 2016). Supersaturation results in...

A multidisciplinary learning approach: training, preparation and role transition

A cross-section mixed-methods design survey was developed to explore learner experiences of ANP/ACP training and role transition. Evaluation research methodologies and their application were examined...

A multidisciplinary learning approach: a narrative review

The SPIDER (sample, phenomenon of interest, design, evaluation and research type) was used to develop eligibility criteria, develop a search strategy and facilitate rigour in the research (Cooke et...

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