TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021 launched to promote outstanding students, education providers and best practice

LONDON, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — TIGA, the trade association representing the UK video games industry, today launched the TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021 to recognise outstanding students, education providers and best practice.

Creative Assembly, the UK’s largest developer, behind the Total War series and an upcoming sci-fi FPS, is the headline sponsor of the TIGA UK Games Education Awards 2021. As a multi-award-winner for their education work, Creative Assembly utilises the skills and passions of their 800 employees to provide industry outreach to students across the globe. The Awards are further supported by BeautyLabs International, a company pioneering the future of enhanced reality in the beauty and wellness industries.

The TIGA UK Games Education Awards will be open to entry from 21st June 2021. The closing date is 28th July 2021. The winners will be announced in a fast paced virtual Awards ceremony

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Pain Management Education for APRNs Is Still Lacking


Many early career advanced practice register nurses (APRNs) report low confidence and competence in managing chronic and acute pain, according to research presented at the 2021 American Association of Nurse Practitioners National Conference (AANP 2021).

“These initial findings call for a transformation within APRN education and training with regard to pain management,” lead study author Theresa Mallick-Searle, NP, and colleagues noted.

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The need for increased pain management education for physicians has been well documented in the medical literature, and organizations such as the Institute of Medicine and the National Pain Strategy have made calls for better pain management training for all health care clinicians.

However, data on the needs of APRNs regarding pain management education is lacking. Data from the 2020 AANP Member Educational Needs assessment survey show that 1 in 5 of the more than 6000 respondents felt that pain management was an area in which they

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The 23 Best Science Fiction and Fantasy Books to Read in 2021

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  • Science fiction books are set in realities twisted by science and technology.
  • We rounded up the best sci-fi novels, from fantasy to dystopian fiction.
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Science fiction books are set in worlds reminiscent of our own, each with their own speculative realities twisted by science and technology. The sci-fi genre has evolved to include an array of sub-genres that feature dystopias, aliens, time travel, apocalypses, and more. Many science fiction novels also use imaginative elements reminiscent of fantasy, but differ as sci-fi explores the consequences of conceivable technological, social, and intergalactic futures.  

From classic stories criticizing technology to inspiring superhero tales, science fiction books have brought some of the greatest literary entertainment to readers. These recommendations include my personal sci-fi favorites, famed

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