By Ian Peate
This can be an obtainable advisor aimed toward scholar nurses, introducing them, and guiding them in the course of the Nursing and Midwifery Council's authorized programmes of schooling for Registered Nurse prestige. each programme of research that prepares a scholar to turn into a expert registered nurse has to be authorized by way of the NMC and cling to its criteria and instructions.
The publication is damaged in to 4 sections in accordance with the 4 proficiencies acknowledged by means of the NMC: expert and moral perform; Care supply; Care administration and private improvement. It offers those proficiencies in a simple to appreciate and enforce approach, making it simply available for either scholars, and registered nurses who will locate it an invaluable reference for his or her paintings and development.
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Setting standards and guidelines for nursing and midwifery education, practice and conduct. • Providing advice for registrants on professional standards. • Ensuring quality assurance related to nursing and midwifery education. • Setting standards and providing guidance for local supervising authorities for midwives. • Considering allegations of misconduct or unfitness to practise due to ill health. 4 The three parts of the professional register Sub-part 1 (for level 1 nurses) Sub-part 2 (for level 2 nurses) Midwives’ part of the register Specialist community public health nurses’ part of the register THE PROFESSIONAL REGISTER The NMC maintains a register of around 650 000 qualified nurses, midwives and specialist community public health nurses (Dimond, 2005).
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8 As a registered nurse, midwife or specialist community public health nurse, you must act to identify and minimise the risk to patients and clients. 1 You must work with other members of the team to promote health-care environments that are conducive to safe, therapeutic and ethical practice. 2 You must act quickly to protect patients and clients from risk if you have good reason to believe that you or a colleague, from your own or another profession, may not be fit to practise for reasons of conduct, health or competence.
Becoming a nurse in the 21st century by Ian Peate