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Sometimes free places will be offered to our members to attend conferences.
Designated Prescribing Practitioner
Tuesday 20th September 2022 – Virtual, Online
This conference will provide delegates with an update on implementing the new RPS Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners. Through National updates, expert sessions and practical case studies this conference will support you to develop or expand your role as a Designated Prescribing Practitioner, and support the development of effective non medical prescribing across your service.
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A Practical Guide to Demonstrating and Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice
Wednesday 5th October 2022 – Virtual – Online
This conference will update delegates on the Revised Competency framework for all prescribers, the deadline for full implementation of the framework in practice is September 2022. This conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice and use of the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers, and will also update delegates on the Competency Framework for Designated Prescribing Practitioners. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended expert sessions, this conference focuses on demonstrating and improving prescribing competence and practice – embedding the competency framework, and the twelve competencies for all prescribers.
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Effective Non Medical Prescribing in Cardiology
Thursday 6th October 2022 – Virtual – Online
This important national conference provides essential updates for current and aspiring non medical prescribers in cardiology and cardiovascular care. Through national updates and practical case studies you will hear from expert speakers on how to develop and maintain prescribing competence and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. The conference will include extended sessions focusing on developing your skills in non medical prescribing practice as well as case study sessions from specialist speakers in the areas of nurse/non medical prescribing in the management of arrhythmias, nurse prescribing for heart failure and end of life care, prescribing within a rapid access chest pain clinic, prescribing in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease. The conference will also reflect on the impact of Covid-19 and consider the impact on prescribing and medication in patients with cardiovascular disease.
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Non Medical Prescribing in Cancer Care
Tuesday 11th October 2022 – Virtual – Online
This conference focuses on non-medical prescribing in cancer care. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will demonstrate how the effective use of non-medical prescribing in cancer care can improve patient care, experience and outcomes.
The conference will focus on developing competence and confidence in non-medical prescribing in cancer care, including using the National Competency Framework for all Prescribers. Case study sessions will demonstrate how prescribing practice can improve care for people with cancer and will focus on maintaining and demonstrating prescribing competence, prescribing for pain management, chemotherapy prescribing, immunotherapy induced side effects and how to manage them, prescribing for co-morbidity and the importance of holistic assessment, prescribing for symptom control, and prescribing in end life care including controlled drugs.
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Monitoring & Reducing Medication Errors: Risk Medicine & Patient Groups
Friday 21st October 2022 – Virtual – Online
This conference focuses on prioritising high risk medications and high risk patient groups to enable your interventions to have the highest impact on patient care and reduction in patient harm. The conference which aims to bring together clinicians and pharmacists, managers, and medication safety officers and leads will reflect on medication safety challenges, understand current national developments, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in improving and monitoring medication safety, and reducing medication errors and harm in hospitals.
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Optimising Electronic Prescribing & Medicines Administration (ePMA) in Hospitals
Friday 21st October 2022 – Hallam Conference Centre, London
This National Conference will focus on the optimisation of Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HePMA). The conference will examine the development of electronic prescribing systems towards advanced eprescribing, closed loop medicines administration and advanced clinical decision support; ensuring the full clinical benefits are achieved. The conference will also focus on ePrescribing and Patient Safety following the HSIB Investigation which found that “ePMA systems can create their own risks – risks that will need to be addressed as these systems become more widespread.” (HSIB). Closed Loop Medication Management (CLMM) systems are fully electronic medication management process that integrates automated and intelligent systems to manage the process of prescription, dispensing and administration of medicines, and seamlessly document all the relevant information. (HSIB)
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