• is the process that allows nurses to maintain their registration with the NMC;
• builds on existing renewal requirements;
• demonstrates nurses continued ability to practise safely and effectively, and
• is a continuous process that nurses will engage with throughout their career.
Revalidation replaces the current PREP renewal process and nurses will have to complete the revalidation process every three years in order to renew their registration. These requirements are effective from April 2016.
Full details on Revalidation can be found here in the NMC’s microsite: http://revalidation.nmc.org.uk/ It contains lots of useful information for nurses and employers.