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J R Coll Gen Pract. 1980 February; 30(211): 75–77.
PMCID: PMC2159432

The role of the practice nurse


No definitive syllabus of practical skills for the practice nurse has been published. I describe some specific educational objectives for the use of these skills, tested recently in a course for practice nurses. The topics they cover include: preventive measures, diagnostic tests, patient treatment, patient care (that is, conditions requiring extended patient contact), and treatment room management.

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  • Mourin K. A practice nurses' course--content and evaluation. J R Coll Gen Pract. 1980 Feb;30(211):78–84. [PMC free article] [PubMed]

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