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The Registered Nursing Associate Competencies are now available. These competencies have been designed to provide RNA's with the care skills required to care for critically ill patients under the supervision of a registered nurse.
UKCCNA Position Statement - Critical Care Nurse Staffing during Surge: September 2021
BACCN Virtual Conference 2021 - “Critical Care Across the World: Breaking Down Barriers”
13th – 14th September 2021
The 2021 BACCN Annual Conference will be returning virtually once again with the theme “Critical Care Across the World: Breaking Down Barriers”. This theme exemplifies what Critical Care is as a speciality, but even more so, what Critical Care Nurses have done across the world over the last year whilst being in the centre of this unprecedented global pandemic.
Make sure you join us at #BACCNConf2021 in September to learn about the latest theories and best practice from your peers, be inspired by cutting edge innovations, but even more importantly coming together to become a stronger voice within the 21st century.
For further details visit www.baccn.org/conference
The updated ICS Levels of Adult Critical Care - second edition have now been published
Statement of Good News from Critical Care Network Nurse Leads National Group (CC3N)
Today there has been official confirmation from the Department of Health and Social Care that there is to be a £10 million pounds of this funding is to be dedicated to develop a new, nationally recognised, critical care qualification.
Further information on this can be accessed via the link below
CC3N have been working collaboratively with HEE to secure this funding for the “new” nationally recognised, critical care qualification, which is built on the CC3N/CCNERF Educational Standards and includes the CC3N/CCNERF Step Competency Framework.
We wish to thank everyone for all their hard work with this and to thank Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England and her team for supporting us in this project .
CC3N have published the Cardiac Speciality Competencies. These competencies are designed to be used in Cardiac Critical Care Units in conjunction with the National Competency Framework for Adult Critical Care Nurses
CC3N have published Intermittent Haemodialysis Competencies for use alongside the National Critical Care Nurse Competency Framework in centres with on-site renal services, as defined as tier 1 or 2 centres in the ACC Renal Service Specification.
UKCCNA position Statement: Nursing Staffing during COVID 19