This book is part of the <b>Transforming Nursing Practice</b> series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.

The Context of Nursing Older People

The context of nursing older people
Michele BoardAnn Hemingway

NMC Standards for Pre-Registration Nursing Education

This chapter will address issues within all four domains of the pre-registration nursing competencies but most significantly the following competencies:

Domain 1: Professional values

  • All nurses must practise in a holistic, non-judgmental, caring and sensitive manner that avoids assumptions, supports social inclusion; recognises and respects individual choice; and acknowledges diversity. Where necessary, they must challenge inequality, discrimination and exclusion from access to care.
  • All nurses must support and promote the health, wellbeing, rights and dignity of people, groups, communities and populations. These include people whose lives are affected by ill health, disability, ageing, death and dying. Nurses must understand how these activities influence public health.

Domain 2: Communication ...

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