A comprehensive training programme for nurse endoscopist performing flexible sigmoidoscopy in Hong Kong.

@article{Shum2009ACT,
  title={A comprehensive training programme for nurse endoscopist performing flexible sigmoidoscopy in Hong Kong.},
  author={Nga F Shum and Yau L Lui and Hok Kwok Choi and So C Lau and Judy W. C. Ho},
  journal={Journal of clinical nursing},
  year={2009},
  volume={19 13-14},
  pages={
          1891-6
        }
}
AIMS To describe the process and explore the feasibility of training a colorectal nurse in Hong Kong to perform flexible sigmoidoscopy. BACKGROUND Given the shortage and high turnover rate of medical staff, a pilot programme was designed to train and expand the role of colorectal nurse clinicians. It was hoped that such nurses could share some of the clinical duties of the medical staff. An advanced practice nurse was selected for the programme. One of the training components was the… CONTINUE READING
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