1st Edition

Demonstrating Your Clinical Competence in Women's Health

    Primary Care Nursing Series. All registered nurses are required to keep portfolios which demonstrate their competence in clinical practice in order to receive re-registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council. In addition, they are encouraged to seek individual annual appraisals which highlight their progress and areas the require development. This book provides examples and ideas on how to document learning, competence, performance or standards of service delivery. Presented in an easy-to-read style, with practical suggestions to improve clinical care, it enables readers to expand their clinical knowledge as well as enabling them to demonstrate their level of expertise through portfolio work, focusing on the area of women’s health. It highlights the most appropriate evidence to prove competency and expertise, and provides the information to identify areas of strength and weakness, suggesting ways in which clinical care can be improved and explains how to gather evidence for clinical interactions and other aspects of daily work. All nurses working in primary care with an interest in women’s health, including practice nurses, health visitors, community midwives, school nurses, district nurses, occupational health nurses and sexual health nurses will find this book essential reading. For more information on other titles in this series please click here

    Making the link: personal development plans, PREP and portfolios. Practical ways to identify your learning and service needs. Demonstrating common components of good quality health care. Women's health. Contraception. Sexually transmitted infections. Infertility. Vaginal bleeding problems. Menopause. Teenager friendly practice.


    Pam Campbell, Gill Wakley, Ruth Chambers, Julian Jenkins