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Improving the care of acutely ill patients outside ICU settings

Garside, Joanne and Prescott, Stephen (2008) Improving the care of acutely ill patients outside ICU settings. Nursing Times, 104 (22). pp. 25-26. ISSN 0954-7762

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Abstract

This article describes the development of a post-registration course to improve nurses' skills in caring for acutely ill or acutely deteriorating adult patients. The article outlines background issues related to the recognition of and the response to acute deterioration, and discusses recent guidance and policy documents in this area. It outlines the implementation of the new course, teaching and assessment methods for students, and the evaluation of the programme. Plans are also detailed.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: R Medicine > RT Nursing
R Medicine > R Medicine (General)
L Education > LC Special aspects of education > LC5201 Education extension. Adult education. Continuing education
Schools: School of Human and Health Sciences
School of Human and Health Sciences > Centre for Health and Social Care Research
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Depositing User: Graham Stone
Date Deposited: 21 Sep 2009 14:00
Last Modified: 07 Jan 2011 10:56
URI: http://eprints.hud.ac.uk/id/eprint/5663

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