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Professional nurse advocate standards for education and training programmes and modules

Published: 05/04/2023
Last updated: 29/03/2023
Publication code: 010 854

There has been extensive national uptake by education institutions and employer organisations to support, develop and implement the role of the professional nurse advocate (PNA). However, with various providers delivering PNA training, there are notable variances in the delivery and learner experiences.

To address this challenge, NHS England commissioned the Royal College of Nursing to work with stakeholders to create standards for PNA education and programme delivery. These standards offer education institutions a universal framework to align their programmes towards, and to establish enhanced levels of quality assurance.

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