Its Diabetes awareness week 13th June to 20th June 2016, so take this opportunity to refresh your knowledge by completing some of the e-learning modules available to you.
Virtual College National Patient Safety Suite has number of on-line modules available to qualified nurses and can be accessed via this link.
Developed by Diabetes UK and BUPA, ‘Diabetes in healthcare’ is an introductory e-learning programme that covers type 1 and type 2 diabetes and can be accessed via www.diabetesinhealthcare.co.uk
Open Learn, part of the Open University provides a number of free learning courses that raise awareness of diabetes, diagnosis and associated complications and can be accessed via http://www.open.edu/openlearn/science-maths-technology/science/biology/living-diabetes/content-section—learningoutcomes#
More learning opportunities:
Prostate Cancer UK provides a suite of free e-learning modules that can help you to understand about risk factors, treatment plans and diagnosis of prostate cancer, along with the care and treatment provided. These modules can be found at http://prostatecanceruk.org/for-health-professionals/education
The Social Care Institute for Excellence has developed a new e-learning module that focuses on the Mental Capacity Act. Published in March 2016 this is a brand new resource and is free to use. It can be accessed from www.scie.org.uk
Nurses – remember any new learning (or old learning seen with different eyes) can help you to meet your revalidation requirements.
So go on, make sure every bit of your learning counts and give some of the learning modules a go and complete your CPD and reflective accounts form both of which can be accessed from revalidation.nmc.org.uk/download-resources/forms-and -templates/
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