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Katerina Kolyva NMC gives Ward Manager Update on Nursing Appraisal & Revalidatio

Katerina Kolyva Director of Continued Practice at The Nursing and Midwifery Council gives Ward Manager Update on Nursing appraisal & revalidation at today's conference. Katerina discussed:

  • the appraisal process for nurses and how this will feed into revalidation
  • developing competence and insight through appraisal
  • looking forward to nursing revalidation: the new code, national update and pilot site developments


Katerina Kolyva’s full presentation is available for download at the end of this page.

In her presentation Katerina discussed: 

The purpose of revalidation is to improve public protection ensuring nurses and midwives remain fit to practise throughout their careers.

More than 680,000 nurses and midwives are registered with the NMC – all are required to uphold the new Code of professional standards of practice and behaviours which becomes effective on 31 Mar 2015 and is available here http://www.nmc-uk.org/The-revised-Code/

One Code, four themes, together they signify good nursing and midwifery practice – prioritise people, practise effectively, preserve safety and promote professionalism and trust to ensure public protection

The code and revalidation is for everyone’s protection

Revalidation strengthens professionalism through ongoing reflection on the Code

Positive impact on public protection: 680,000 nurses and midwives engaging with their professional standards and reflecting on their practice on an ongoing basis

Katerina Kolyva’ Biography:

Dr Katerina Kolyva is currently the Director of Continued Practice at the Nursing and Midwifery Council. The Continued Practice directorate covers the areas of education, standards, revalidation and quality assurance of education and midwifery supervision. Prior to her appointment, Katerina held senior roles in health regulation and policy in the UK and Europe including strategy for education in the European Commission and Parliament. She holds a PhD in European studies and has lectured in various universities in the UK and Europe on EU legislation, policy and regulation.

Forthcoming events of interest:

Effective Clinical Supervision Skills
Thursday 14 May 2015, London

Implementing The NMC Revised Code of Professional Standards of Practice and Behaviour for Nurses and Midwives
Tuesday 19 May 2015, London

Masterclass: Nursing Revalidation
Tuesday 2 June 2015, London

Safe Staffing: Nursing Staffing Levels and Skillmix
Monday 8 June 2015, London

Nursing Revalidation for Specialist Practice and Advanced Roles
Tuesday 9 June 2015, London

Nursing Appraisal and Revalidation: Implementing the New NMC Code of Practice
Thursday 2 July 2015, Manchester


Download: Katerina Kolyva"s Presentation

16 March 2015

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