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Nurse Prescribing Virtual Conferences

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Don’t miss a valuable opportunity to update your prescribing knowledge and skills with these forthcoming virtual CPD certified conferences.  Suitable for both current and aspiring nurse you will hear practical tips and advice for developing your prescribing competence in line with national policy including the National Competency Framework for all Nurse Prescribers.

JUNE

A Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing for Pain

THURSDAY 9th  JUNE 2022

Virtual, Online

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of nurse prescribing and one of the most common areas. This makes it essential that nurse prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes both in the inpatient setting and the community.

Through national updates and extended interactive practical case studies delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. The conference will also reflect on pain prescribing during the Covid-19 pandemic, update delegates on the  NICE Guideline on Chronic Pain, and on current developments with regard to opioid prescribing.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-for-pain  or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

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A Practical Guide to Demonstrating and Improving Nurse Prescribing Competence & Practice

TUESDAY 14th JUNE 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will update delegates on the recently Revised Competency framework for all prescribers launched on 7th September 2021 with an aim to be fully implemented by September 2022. The scope of the framework has been expanded, 12 new supporting statements have been included and new information sections added.

This conference focuses on demonstrating and improving nurse 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.

 

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-competence-practice or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #PrescribingCompetence

A Practical Guide to Human Factors in Healthcare

FRIDAY 17th JUNE 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

Aimed at Clinicians and Managers, this national virtual conference will provide a practical guide to human factors in healthcare, and how a human factors approach can improve patient care, quality, process and safety.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to embed a human factors approach
  • Learn from outstanding practice in using human factors and ergonomics to improve patient safety and quality
  • Reflect on national developments and learning including the patient safety syllabus and new role of patient safety specialist
  • Understand the tools and methodology
  • Develop your skills in training and educating frontline staff in human factors
  • Understand how you can improve patient safety incident investigation by using a human factors approach
  • Learn from case studies demonstrating the practical application of human factors to improve patient care

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/human-factors-in-healthcare   or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #HumanFactors

A Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing in Mental Health

MONDAY 20th JUNE 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference will look at national developments in nurse prescribing in mental health, improving and maintaining prescribing competence and the use of the national prescribing competency framework in mental health. Extended sessions will focus on developing your skills as an effective nurse prescriber and case studies will demonstrate established practice in nurse prescribing on acute inpatient wards, for dual diagnosis, early intervention in psychosis, forensic mental health, learning disabilities and physical health monitoring.

The conference will also look at developing nurse prescribing including auditing your prescribing practice, deprescribing, involving people in prescribing decisions, prescribing decision making and supporting the expansion of nurse prescribing practice in mental health.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nurse-prescribing-in-mental-health   or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #NMPMental

 

Effective Nurse Prescribing in End of Life Care

WEDNESDAY 29th JUNE 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

Chaired by Carolyn Doyle, Professional Lead Community & End of Life Care Nursing, Royal College of Nursing, this important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring nurse prescribers on prescribing at the end of life. It is widely recognized that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, the development of non medical prescribing has a key role in improving pain and symptom control for patients at the end of life. The conference, which includes national updates, extended in depth sessions and case studies will focus on developing your skills and competence as a nurse prescriber in end of life care.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/effective-nurse-prescribing-in-end-of-life-care   or email aman@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #NMPEndofLife

Staffing for Safe and Effective Care: Improving Nurse Staffing Levels and Skill mix

WEDNESDAY 29th JUNE 2022

Virtual, Online

This Virtual Safe Staffing Summit focuses on delivering safe and effective nurse staffing levels and skill mix in practice. This conference will support you to implement the February 2022 RCN Principles for Safe and Effective Care, and adhere to the 2021 RCN Nursing Workforce Standards and ensure evidence-based approaches to effective staffing decisions, taking into account all elements that contribute to safe, effective care and patient experience.

This evidence is clear that safe and effective nurse staffing levels improves the quality of care and patient safety. The important issues of skill mix, acuity monitoring, recognizing red flag events and escalation will be discussed. There will be an extended session focusing on evidence informed decision support tools for safe staffing, on delivering safe staffing 24/7, and an update on how to combine national tools with professional judgement. Through expert extended sessions and practical NHS Trust case studies delivered by experienced nurse directors, the conference will take a practical approach to supporting you implement the new standards and to review and improve nursing staffing and skill mix in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/staffing-safe-effective-care   or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

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JULY

Controlled Drugs: Ensuring the Safer Management, Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use

TUESDAY 5th JULY 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

The National Controlled Drugs Virtual Conference focuses ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use. Aimed at Controlled Drugs Accountable Officers, Pharmacists, Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officers, and Prescribers the conference will update you on current national developments, including issues arising with the supply and prescription of controlled drugs during Covid-19 and preparing for the potential implementation of Controlled drug legislation which has been enabled to “switch on” flexibilities for the supply of controlled drugs during a pandemic. These flexibilities have not been activated at this time. The conference will also discuss controls for opioids, and improve practice learning from case studies.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/controlled-drugs-conference   or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare  #controlleddrugs

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing in Care of the Older Person

THURSDAY 7th JULY 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical and pharmacist prescribers on prescribing for older adults. Through national updates and extended interactive practical case studies delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. The conference will discuss the role of the September 2021 Updated Prescribing Competency Framework in supporting non-medical prescribing in older adults. The conference will include case studies on managing pain in the older person, improving medicines optimisation, prescribing in falls prevention, frail older people, and delirium, and developing the role of the NMP in care homes. The conference will include an extended focus on ensuring patient safety and the Nurse Prescribers role with regard to medication management, polypharmacy and de-prescribing following the 2021 GIRFT recommendations.

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/nmp-older-person or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare  #NMPolder

Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager

FRIDAY 15th JULY 2022

VIRTUAL, Online

This conference aims to bring together current and aspiring Ward Managers to understand current issues and the national context, and to develop your skills as a current or aspiring Ward Manager. The conference will open with reflections on the characteristics and qualities of an effective Ward Manager, and understanding your role within quality and specifically meeting the CQC Quality Ratings at Ward level. The conference will include a look at the challenges and issues as a result of the Covid-19 pandemic for Ward Managers.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/conferences-masterclasses/effective-ward-manager or click on the link above or email nicki@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter @HCUK_Clare #wardmanager