First aid training in pre-registration nurse education

Nurs Stand. 2008;22(51):42-6. doi: 10.7748/ns2008.


This article aims to increase awareness of the lack of first aid skills among nurses and midwives. It is intended to appeal to and challenge students and registered practitioners to assess their first aid skills in practice and to seek the necessary training to improve and update their skills.

MeSH terms

  • Awareness
  • Clinical Competence
  • Curriculum
  • Education, Nursing*
  • First Aid*
  • Humans