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Revalidation

Revalidation is a process being introduced by the NMC that all nurses and midwives will be required to undertake every three years to renew their registration. You can use this guide to find revalidation information resources including books, reports and journals.

Last updated: 10/08/2017

Key Resources

Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC): Revalidation
Nursing and Midwifery Council (2015) The Code: professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses, London: NMC.
RCN: Revalidation
  • Find out about the requirements of revalidation, what you can do to prepare and how the RCN can support you.
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An update from the RCN on NMC revalidation plus frequently asked questions Royal College of Nursing (2016) An update from the RCN on NMC revalidation plus frequently asked questions, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2015) Your essential guide to NMC revalidation, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2015) Your essential guide to NMC revalidation, London: RCN.
Royal College of Nursing (2016) Revalidation for flight nurses in the UK: RCN guidance, London: RCN. Royal College of Nursing (2016) Revalidation for flight nurses in the UK: RCN guidance, London: RCN.
Alsop A (2013) Continuing professional development in health and social care: strategies for lifelong learning. Alsop A (2013) Continuing professional development in health and social care: strategies for lifelong learning (2nd edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Bulman C, Schutz S and Carter B , editors, 2013, Reflective practice in nursing. Bulman C, Schutz S and Carter B (editors) (2013) Reflective practice in nursing (5th edition), Chichester: Wiley-Blackwell.
Fletcher (2008) Appraisal feedback and development: making performance review work. Fletcher (2008) Appraisal, feedback and development: making performance review work, London: Routledge.
Ingram P (2016) Revalidation: a journey for nurses and midwives, Maidenhead: Open University Press. Ingram P (2016) Revalidation: a journey for nurses and midwives, Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Jasper (2013) Beginning reflective practice Jasper M (2013) Beginning reflective practice (2nd edition), Andover: Cengage Learning.
Johns C (editor) (2017) Becoming a reflective practitioner (5th edition), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons. Johns C (editor) (2017) Becoming a reflective practitioner (5th edition), Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.
Lillyman (2012) Nursing & health survival guide: portfolios and reflective practice. Lillyman S (2012) Nursing & health survival guide: portfolios and reflective practice, Harlow: Pearson Educational.
Stone D and Heen S (2014) Thanks for the feedback: the science and art of receiving feedback well. Stone D and Heen S (2014) Thanks for the feedback: the science and art of receiving feedback well, New York, NY:  Portfolio Penguin.
Stuart C (2013) Mentoring, learning and assessment in clinical practice: a guide for nurses, midwives and other health professionals Stuart C (2013) Mentoring, learning and assessment in clinical practice: a guide for nurses, midwives and other health professionals (3rd edition), Edinburgh: Churchill Livingstone.
Timmins  F and Duffy A (2011) Writing your nursing portfolio: a step by step guide. Timmins F and Duffy A (2011) Writing your nursing portfolio: a step-by-step guide, Maidenhead: Open University Press.
Wigens L and Heathershaw R (2013) Mentorship and clinical supervision skills in health care. Wigens L and Heathershaw R (2013) Mentorship and clinical supervision skills in health care (2nd edition), Andover: Cengage Learning.

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