The Relationship Between Two Health Care Professions

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This essay will dissimilarity between two health care professions. The majority of health care professions require the individual to be registered with the current regulatory body. Regulatory bodies are organisations set up by the government to safeguard the consumers. They are responsible to observe, advise and manage various industry sectors. (The Consumer Council). This essay will concentrate on Nurses and Haematologists. The current regulatory body for nurses and midwives is to be registered with is the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC). The NMC’s role is to set standards of teaching, guidance, conduct and performance so that nurses and midwives…show more content…
This course is four years long and 50% of the course is placement based. During placements the student nurses take part in nursing activities, providing care for a variety of patients applicable to their chosen nursing course (Glasgow Caledonian University, GCU, 2016). Once qualified, they can take extra courses to specialize in areas such as sexual health, cancer care, accident and emergency, critical care, occupational health, health visiting or school nursing (Royal College of Nursing, 2016). Every 3 years from April 2016 nurses and midwives need to renew their registration via revalidation. This will replace the registration education and practice (Prep) requirements which will end on the 31st of March 2016. Revalidation is to demonstrate that you practice cautiously and efficiently. It should motivate them to reflect on the role of the code in their practice and reveal that you are following the standards set by the NMC (NMC, 2015). An annual fee of £120 must be made to stay on the register (NMC, 2015). The requirements for re-validation are four hundred and fifty hours of registered practice in the previous three years, thirty five hours of learning activity in the previous three years, continued professional development (CPD) in the previous three years, five pieces of practice-related feedback from patients, service users, carers, students or colleagues (Royal College of Nursing,
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