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Standards for competence for registered nurses

Pre-2018 standards still being used by programmes across the uk

Standards for competence for registered nurses publication coverThe Standards for competence for registered nurses were published in 2014 as a reference for nurses throughout their careers.

These standards outline the requirements that nurses must meet when they qualify. They also detail the standards that must be consistently maintained throughout their careers. In order to stay on the register, nurses must keep their knowledge and skills up to date.

  • Context
  • The competency framework
  • Competencies for entry to the register: Adult nursing
  • Competencies for entry to the register: Mental health nursing
  • Competencies for entry to the register: Learning disabilities nursing
  • Competencies for entry to the register: Children’s nursing

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Standards for pre-registration nursing education