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Professional Development

The RCN is committed to lifelong learning and the development of our members.

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Publications

Stay up to date with all the latest RCN publications.

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HCAs and APs

Health care assistants (HCAs) and assistant practitioners (APs) are hugely valued members of the RCN and the nursing team.

Students

Find all the support you need throughout your studies and beyond, so you can focus on becoming the best nursing professional you can be.

Credentialing

Credentialing recognises the skill of an individual nurse to practice at an advanced level. It supports you to continue your personal and professional development and enhance your career prospects

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Revalidation

Revalidation 

As a registered nurse or midwife you must revalidate every three years to continue practising.

Revalidation

Accreditation

Accreditation is the RCN seal of approval for health care training. Browse accredited events, resources and courses, or find out how to get accredited here.

Transcripts

An official transcript is a statement of your academic performance and progress on your programme of study through the RCN. You can request a copy of your transcript via our online form.

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Learning Zone

Our online continuing professional development (CPD) resources cover nursing care, career development and workplace issues.

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