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Please find a list of all the latest publications from the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland (NMBI) and related documentation also.

 
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Publications for all first-time registrants

All new registrants must read publications 1-5 listed below:


1. Guidance for New Nurse and Midwife Registrants (PDF, 0.38 MB)
2. Scope of Nursing and Midwifery Practice Framework (PDF, 0.36 MB)
3. Code of Professional Conduct for each Nurse and Midwife  (PDF, 0.2 MB)  Please note that a new Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics has been developed by NMBI and is effective from 10 December 2014
4. Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Social Media and Social Networking  (PDF, 0.7 MB)
5. Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Medication Management (PDF, 0.42 MB)

Please note:

Midwives must also read the following publication:

6. Practice Standards for Midwives (PDF, 0.98 MB)


Witness Information 2014 (NMBI witness information NA85 11Sept2014.pdf, 0.50 MB)
The Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland has produced a booklet Information for Witnesses: A Guide to Attending Fitness to Practise Inquiries (Nurses Act, 1985) (NMBI, September 2014).

NMBI Social Media and Social Networking Literature Review

Literature Review - serving as the foundation for the guidance on social media and social networking for the professions examines the common and shared themes from national and international regulators and professional bodies on the subject.


Social Media & Social Networking Guidance - Top Tips for Nurses and Midwives

Social Media & Social Networking Guidance - Top Tips for Nurses and Midwives  - published as a poster for easy viewing, focuses on 11 top tips for registrants in maintaining their professionalism and keeping safe with their online use


Guidance to Nurses and Midwives  on Social Media and Social Networking

Guidance to Nurses and Midwives on Social Media and Social Networking  - is a 21 page booklet which provides information about what social media and social networking is about, including their benefits for professional practice, key messages about how to appropriately and confidently use it are included.  Practice examples from nurses and midwives are shared in the document along with professional advice.


Collaborative Practice Agreement for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority 2012 (CPA for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority 2012 3rd edition.pdf, 0.10 MB)
This replaces the previous edition of Collaborative Practice Agreement for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority December 2007.  The new CPA processes for registration and renewal are in place with immediate effect from 24 February 2012. Applicants who are in the process of finalising their RNP application and CPA documentation may submit the previous forms until the 31 March 2012. 
This replaces the previous edition of Collaborative Practice Agreement for   Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority December 2007 as of March 1 2012.

Colorectal Screen Report (Colorectal Screen Report.pdf, 0.92 MB)
Development of A Regulatory Nursing Strategy to Complement the National Cancer Screening Service: National Colorectal Screening Programme

Evaluation of the An Bord Altranais Category 1 process and policy (Evaluation of the An Bord Altranais Category 1 process and policy.pdf, 0.31 MB)

This report presents the findings of an evaluation survey completed by An Bord Altranais in relation to the current An Bord Altranais Category 1 approval policy and process.


Practice Cover PagePractice Standards and Guidelines for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority (Practice Standards September 2010.pdf, 0 MB)

Practice Standards and Guidelines for Nurses and Midwives with Prescriptive Authority set out the standards for the Registered Nurse Prescriber. Additional guidance and resource information for prescribing practice is also provided. This publication will come into effect on the 1st December 2010 and supersedes the previous 2007 document.


Guidance for New Nurse and Midwife Registrants (Guidance for New Nurses and Midwives.pdf, 0 MB)
This guidance document introduces the new registrant to An Bord Altranais and its many regulatory responsibilities and details what is expected of the registered nurse or midwife.
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New Code available for download on website
10/15/2014 - NMBI is encouraging all nurses, midwives and students to read the new Code of Professional Conduct and Ethics which is now available for download from this website. The Code helps nurses and midwives in caring for patients and clients in a safe, ethical and effective way.