A guide for all non-ophthalmic nursing staff in adult care settings, ranging from non-ophthalmic hospital settings to residential and nursing homes. Developed following a review of research literature and in conjunction with the advice of the RCN Ophthalmic Forum.
This updated publication provides a strategic vision for ophthalmic nursing and guidance on how ophthalmic nurses can help maintain and promote ocular health. It focuses on areas such as eye health, visual impairment and learning disabilities. Bayer provided an educational grant towards the update, print and dissemination of this publication.
Competence framework has been revised and updated by ophthalmic nurses who are keen to share their knowledge and expertise with other colleagues within the specialty. Provides the busy ophthalmic nurse with a structured framework against which they can map their own competences, plus help integrate them into a professional portfolio to show growth and development.
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