This book is part of the <b>Transforming Nursing Practice</b> series, written specifically to support nursing students on the new degree programme.
Chapter 5: Physical Aspects of Ageing
Physical Aspects of Ageing
NMC Standards for Pre-registration Nursing Education
Domain 3: Nursing practice and decision making
- All nurses must use up-to-date knowledge and evidence to assess, plan, deliver and evaluate care, communicate findings, influence change and promote health and best practice. They must make person-centred, evidence-based judgments and decisions, in partnership with others involved in the care process, to ensure high quality care. They must be able to recognise when the complexity of clinical decisions requires specialist knowledge and expertise, and consult or refer accordingly.
- All nurses must carry out comprehensive, systematic nursing assessments that take account of relevant physical, social, cultural, psychological, spiritual, genetic and environmental factors, in partnership with service users and others through interaction, observation and ...