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  • 20 May 2019

    Forums Review of the Year 2018

    Publication Code : 007 516

    The role of forums is vital in contributing to the professional voice of the Royal College of Nursing (RCN). This publication covers forum membership and governance, and looks at forum communication channels and achievements during 2018. 

  • 3 May 2017

    Helping Students Get the Best from their Practice Placements

    Publication Code : 006035

    The RCN recognises the importance and value of high quality practice-based learning environments for nursing and midwifery students. This publication will help students to think about how to get the most from their practice placements, explore what they can bring to the placement and what to expect in terms of learning experiences, and recognise their own responsibilities alongside those of higher education institutions and practice-based learning providers.

  • 10 Feb 2016

    Bazian report: RCN Mentorship Project 2015

    Publication Code : 005472

    A report for the RCN by Bazian, an Economist Intelligence Unit business. From Today’s Support in Practice to Tomorrow’s Vision for Excellence. A rapid evidence review on nurse mentoring. The RCN's Executive summary for this report and project is publication code 005455.

  • 5 Feb 2016

    RCN Mentorship Project 2015. From Today’s Support in Practice to Tomorrow’s Vision for Excellence

    Publication Code : 005454

    The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) is aware of, and shares, the concerns identified around the facilitation of pre-registration education in practice. We believe the skills, education and training of a mentor are important in ensuring that the practice placement of our nursing students supports high quality learning. The RCN, along with its membership, has researched and debated what constitutes good mentorship. This report brings together output from this work and is designed to provide all stakeholders with an insight into how mentorship is valued, and demonstrate the need for further investment in this important role.

  • 4 Feb 2015

    Post registration education

    Publication Code : 002244 ISBN : 1904114105

    Report presenting the findings of a research study, looking into the post registration education and training needs of the nurses, how they want that education and training delivered, and what sort of qualifications and accreditation they want to receive.

  • 6 Mar 2007

    The impact and effectiveness of inter-professional education in primary care

    Publication Code : 003091 ISBN : 9781904114322

    In-depth review of literature published between 2000 and 2006 on the subject of inter-professional education.

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