Self-Harm and Young People

Lin Graham-Ray Designated Nurse Looked After Children Twitter chat on Wednesday 3rd January 2-18 between 8 pm and 9 pm (UK time) ‘Self Harm and Young people’ will focus on the complexity of self harm and young people. The Twitter chat will be hosted by Lin Graham-Ray who commenced her Professional Doctorate studies in October 2015 at […]

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Attitudes towards pressure ulcers

Join our next EBN Twitter Chat on Wednesday the 15th of November 2017, 8-9pm UK time which will focus attitudes towards pressure ulcers, and will be hosted by Jimmy Choo Lecturer at School of Healthcare, University of Leeds (@jimmychoo72). Participating in the Twitter chat requires a Twitter account; if you do not already have one […]

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Emotional Intelligence

Lindsay Hanna, MSc nursing student and busy mother, School of Nursing and Midwifery, Queen’s University Belfast, UK. This week’s EBN Twitter chat is on Wednesday 18th October between 8 pm and 9 pm (UK time) and will explore ‘Emotional Intelligence’. The chat will focus on how Emotional Intelligence is expressed in healthcare and the challenges faced by all as emotions are managed on […]

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Younger women may reconsider breast cancer screening after using decision aids

Decision aids are designed to help patients weigh up the benefits and tradeoffs for a wide range of healthcare screening and treatment decisions. In addition they help patients take into account their individual risk profile, values and preferences. One of our most recent EBN commentaries explores an interesting study about the use of decision aids […]

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Family-witnessed resuscitation – benefits, barriers and best practice

Dr David Barrett – Academic Manager, Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Hull This week’s EBN Twitter chat is on Wednesday 4th October 2017 between 8 pm and 9 pm (UK time) and will explore ‘Family-witnessed resuscitation in hospitals’. The chat will focus on benefits, challenges and best practice in this area of care. To participate in the Twitter chat, […]

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The importance of interprofessional curriculum for building high performing healthcare teams

By Allison Shorten, Associate Editor, Evidence Based Nursing Last week I had the opportunity to attend The Nexus Summit: Provocative Ideas for Practical Interprofessional Education (IPE) in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Hosted by the National Center for IPE, this annual conference provides an amazing showcase of what happens when creative interprofessional (IP) teams get together to […]

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“Extraordinarily diverse??” – beyond the marketing rhetoric of corporate academia

Dr Fiona McGowan, Cordinator Global Health and Quantified Self, School of Healthcare Studies, Hanze University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands e-mail – f.e.mcgowan@pl.hanze.nl Say Burgin’s recent blog in the Times Higher Education (May 20th 2017) https://www.timeshighereducation.com/blog/uk-higher-education-has-shrugged-its-shoulders-race-and-gender-discrimination highlighted how both racial and gender discrimination remain rife within higher education and refers to the persistent and deeply embedded […]

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