Changes to the PREP practice standard

August 2006
Journal of Perioperative Practice;Aug2006, Vol. 16 Issue 8, p356
Academic Journal
The article reports on the changes made by the British Nursing and Midwifery Council to its Post-Registration Education and Practice (PREP) standard. The new standard require nurses and midwives and specialist community public health nurses who will renew their registration to confirm that they have completed 450 hours of practice, from the former standard of 750 hours, over the next 3 years for each registration they wish to renew.


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