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Online resource for community nurses

The Queen's Nursing Institute

The Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) has launched an online resource for community nurses working with carers. It was developed with funding from the DH and is free to access from the QNI website.

The resource is divided into seven discrete modules: supporting carers; assessment of carers; signposting carers; mental health, learning disability and dementia; end of life care; professional roles; and personal and professional development. Each module contains a quiz and a self-assessment exercise to consolidate learning. The resource also contains nine short films, about the challenges facing carers and those they care for.

The resource can be found at www.4m-learning.com

The Life After Stroke Awards

The Stroke Association

Nominations are now open for The Stroke Association's Professional Excellence Award. Nurses can put forward their colleagues that are working to reduce the impact that stroke can have on people's lives.

The Stroke Association's Life After Stroke Awards recognise the hard work and dedication of those people working with stroke patients.

The closing date for nominations is 28 February 2014.


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