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Don’t fear the Reaper – Death: our oldest colleague in A&E

RCN Curriculum and Competency Framework for Emergency Nursing: CD2 2.2.8 & CD2 2.2.9. When I disclose to new acquaintances that I’m an Emergency Care Nurse, conversation tends to drift toward the courageous, life-saving experiences they imagine I must partake in daily. These perceptions are swiftly corrected; I personally view my predominant role in A&E is […]

Crossing the line

Competency Framework: CD2.7 Central Venous Catheter (CVC): insertion & care in A&E Hello! Welcome to A&E in the depths of winter. You’ve become well acquainted with the art of corridor care and doorway triage, and now it’s time to see critical care overflow from the ICU! You take handover in a busy resus room and […]