Nursing Courses and Updates

RCN NI Ankle Brachial Pressure Index (ABPI) Update 2022

Learning outcomes: • Provide a simple explanation of the Doppler Effect and how this is used to determine arterial flow  • Explain the correct procedure for calculating an ABPI • Articulate a number of issues which can lead to inaccurate readings • Practice the procedure.[divi_wpfd_single_file _builder_version="4.17.3" _module_preset="default" file_params="{%22selected_file_id%22:41145,%22selected_category_id%22:141,%22selected_file_name%22:%22ABPI final...

RCN NI Cervical Cytology Update

This is a 3 yearly update for those who have successfully completed the Cervical Screening course. It will provide up to date information for registered nurses currently undertaking cervical screening in primary care and enhance their knowledge and skills, thus improving patient safety and experience. VIRTUAL update by ZOOM 18 May 2022 RCN NI Cervical Cytology - virtual update | Royal College of Nursing (Registration Link Below) or Face to face in Dunadry Hotel 23 June 2022 RCN NI Cervical...

RCN Northern Ireland Atrial Fibrillation, Warfarin management software RAT and INR Update

This update is for registered nurses working in a GP Practice and Primary Care Setting in Northern Ireland. This update is aimed at nurses working in primary care, running clinics and caring for patients who require warfarin and DOACs. Click the link below to register or  Or phone the RCN Events Registration Team on 029 2054 6460[divi_wpfd_single_file _builder_version="4.17.3" _module_preset="default"...

RCN NI Tissue Viability and Wound Management Update 2022.

This update is for registered nurses working in a GP Practice and Primary Care Setting in Northern Ireland   This update will cover general wound and leg ulcer management, specifically: • Caring for patients with wounds – local and holisticassessment• Wound debridement and antimicrobials• Wound exudate and skincare• Lower limb ulceration   To register, follow the link below -

Diabetes Update for Practice Nurses

​This funded morning webinar is for registered nurses working in a GP practice and primary care setting in Northern Ireland hosted by RCN. This programme will include the latest guidelines to support patients in primary care with diabetes. You will more information in the flyer To register, click on this link...

Nurse Independent/supplementary prescribing course

Expressions of interest are invited from nurses employed in Primary Care who wish to attend the Nurse Independent/Supplementary Prescribing course (September 2022-June 2023).  This course is being offered by Queens University Belfast and University of Ulster and commences September 2022.  Pending funding being made available a limited number of places will be allocated to enable nurses to undertake the course, at one of the above Universities.  If you wish to be considered for this course,...

Advanced Certificate/Post grad certificate in General practice Nursing

Expressions of interest are invited from nurses who wish to attend the Advanced Certificate / Postgraduate Certificate in General Practice Nursing (September 2022 - June 2023). This course is being offered by University of Ulster at Jordanstown and commences September 2022. Pending funding being made available, a limited number of places will be allocated to enable nurses to undertake the course.  If you meet the enclosed criteria and wish to be considered for this course, please...