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Observed structured clinical examination as a means of assessing clinical skills competencies of ANPs

OSCEs were primarily introduced in medical education as a means of assessing the skills and ability of surgical students, rather than a test of factual knowledge (Cuschieri et al, 1979). The use of...

Exploring barriers, motivators and solutions to achieve a healthy lifestyle among undergraduate student nurses

To support comparability with the findings of Malik et al (2011), the authors followed their methodology of using a cross-sectional online questionnaire to record nursing students' own perceptions of...

Developing pre-registration nurses' resilience to mass casualty situations through the pedagogy of simulation

A mass casualty event has been defined as ‘an event which generates more patients at one time than locally available resources can manage using routine procedures. It requires exceptional emergency...

Valuing the role of educators in practice: Greater Manchester's framework

‘More targeted support is required for those educating our healthcare learners and for those who lead on setting the culture for practice learning’ .

Writing for publication: responding to peer review feedback

The first point to consider is that unless the paper is rejected, the journal wants to publish the work. The feedback is aimed at enabling you to develop the article to the standard required by the...

Understanding those ‘future nurses’

‘Who are these “future nurses”? What, and who, has shaped and inspired their decisions? What excites and worries them most about their next steps? … What can we learn from these individuals to shape...

Patients' attitudes toward their health literacy and the use of digital apps in health and disease management

The following primary research question was formulated to address the focus of interest:.

The experiences of adult nursing students completing a placement during the COVID-19 pandemic

The first phase of the COVID-19 pandemic subjected health and social care systems around the world to unprecedented pressure (Department of Health and Social Care, 2020). In order to meet service...

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