74193505 - Build an instinct for feelings NOTICE BOARD Reports that nursing students applying to a Scottish university are undergoing emotional

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62 april 4 :: vol 26 no 31 :: 2012  NURSING STANDARD Nurse directors A conference for existing and aspiring  nurse directors in primary and secondary care will be  held on May 21 in London. Some of the topics covered  are preparing and applying for a nurse director position,  support and resources for nurse directors, developing  management and leadership skills, contributing in the  boardroom, supporting the nurse workforce, leadership  in difficult times, commissioning and making the  transition from nurse director to chief executive.   Equality NHS Employers will hold  two equalities and human rights  conferences in May. The first will  be held in London on May 22 and the second on May 23 in  Manchester. Topics include leadership, quality and   good practice, and the aim is to help participants identify  actions and organisational changes they can make,  particularly in relation to delivering equality in the NHS.  Nursing costs The annual level of NHS contribution to  the nursing costs of a place in a care home for residents  requiring the care of registered nurses is unchanged  for 2012/13. From April 1 in England, the standard  rate will remain at £108.70 per week and the higher  band will stay at £149.60 per week. The Department  of Health says these rates are in line with nurses’ pay,  which remains unchanged for 2011/12.  health/2012/03/care-bands NOTICE BOARD BUILD AN INSTINCT FOR FEELINGS Audrey Beauvais says emotional intelligence training may bring important insights to nurse education and practice Reports that nursing students applying to a Scottish university are undergoing emotional intelligence tests as part of the selection process have caused concern. Although the concept of emotional intelligence (EI) has been studied for decades, there is disagreement about how it should be defined and measured. Scholars such as Daniel Goleman define EI as the capacity to identify emotion, to motivate ourselves and
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