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Promoting community engagement in a pre-registration nursing programme: a qualitative study of student experiences

A literature review used the search terms ‘Nurse students’ ‘Volunteering’ ‘Student volunteering’ and ‘Student nurse volunteering’ in the search engines PubMed, CINAHL and The King's Fund between June...

Using simulation exercises to improve student skills and patient safety

‘A technique to replace or amplify real experiences with guided experiences, often immersive in nature, that evoke or replicate substantial aspects of the real world in a fully safe, instructive and...

Examining the impact of video-based outpatient education on patient demand for a rheumatology CNS service

Current practice in Irish rheumatology units is that either a clinical nurse specialist (CNS) or an advanced nurse practitioner (ANP) delivers patient education to patients in a multitude of formats,...

Non-medical prescribing students: assessment and supervision of learning in practice for nurses and midwives

In 2018, the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) (2018a; 2018b) published new standards governing the supervision and assessment of aspiring nurse and midwife prescribers, which have now been embedded...

Strategies to enhance applications to postgraduate nursing programmes

Ever since the passing of the Nurses Registration Act in December 1919, leading to state registration for appropriately trained nurses, there has been a shortfall in the number of nurses needed to...

Does the nursing curriculum influence feelings of gender-role conflict in a cohort of nursing degree male students?

The aim of this exploratory study was to further understand the attitudes and perceptions of inclusivity in first-year male nursing students during their undergraduate nursing programme..

Investigating the incidence and type of sharps injuries within the nursing student population in the UK

The reported incidence of sharps injuries involving nursing students worldwide is wide ranging. A study by Cheung et al (2012) reported an incidence rate of 5.9% (n=52), while Trivedi et al (2013)...

General practice nurses' experiences of participation in an advanced nursing practice education programme

‘Enhanced and expanded healthcare services and interventions provided by nurses who, in an advanced capacity, influence clinical healthcare outcomes and provide direct healthcare services to...

Student experiences of a return to practice programme: a qualitative study

The numbers of nurses and midwives leaving the profession have been rising at an alarming rate; more than 29 000 nurses or midwives registered in the UK left the register between October 2016 and...

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