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Through the looking glass: the rabbit hole of reflective practice

In the ambiguous clinical context where act or omission can have potentially devastating consequences, there is a heavy price to pay for being unskilled and unaware of it (Kim et al, 2015). Inspired...

Preregistration adult nursing students' experiences of online learning: a qualitative study

Purposive sampling was adopted for this study to ensure participants had a similar amount of experience of OL and to create a homogenous group. The inclusion criteria were that participants had to be...

Haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue: a phenomenological study

The present qualitative-phenomenological study was performed to investigate haemodialysis patients' experience with fatigue. The authors hope that the results of this study lead the reader to a deeper...

Caring for older people with dementia in the emergency department

Three systematic reviews examined what clinical interventions were effective for older people with dementia or cognitive impairment in EDs and whether ED culture and context had an impact on their...

Changing preceptorship to achieve better quality training and less attrition in newly qualified nurses

Nursing workforce retention has become a key issue for the health service and has been compounded by external factors such as Brexit and the scrapping of bursaries for nursing students (Buchan, 2019)....

The scope and variance of clinical nurse specialist job descriptions

The UK experience is not unique. A CNS may be integral to many patients' care pathways, although there is little uniformity in the evolution of nursing specialties with respect to role titles, scope...

Using patient and public involvement to identify priorities for research in long-term conditions management

The feedback portion of the workshop began the initial analysis as common themes across the groups were identified and discussed further as a unified group. This discussion was again recorded in note...

Reflections on setting up a nursing preceptorship programme

‘Providing support and guidance enabling new registrants to make the transition from student to accountable practitioner.’ .

A guide to the NMC emergency standards for nurse education during the current deployment of student nurses

Tables 1 –4 provide key information taken from the NMC Emergency Standards for Nursing and Midwifery Education (NMC, 2020). The standards are then explored in terms of the implications for...

The journey from nurse to advanced nurse practitioner: applying concepts of role transitioning

Advanced nursing practice has been in existence internationally for over 50 years, with the USA spearheading developments in the 1960s (Begley et al, 2010). Many countries subsequently followed suit,...

Redefining undergraduate nurse teaching during the coronavirus pandemic: use of digital technologies

It is not clear when universities will reopen, allowing for the resumption of the delivery of nurse education that provides the face-to-face and online theoretical learning opportunities. What we do...

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