Association for Prescribers

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A 20% discount is available by quoting ref: HCUK20ANP when booking a conference from Health Care Conferences UK .(*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)


RCN Advanced Nurse Practitioner Conference

Monday 10 September 2018, Royal College of Nursing, London

This one day conference designed to support advanced nurse practitioners – and nurses aspiring to work at an advanced level – will explore the four pillars of advance nursing practice, career development as well as the dynamic and diverse nature of the role.  You will hear from leading experts on the physical health of people with severe mental illness and the RCN credentialing programme one year after its launch, plus a range of educational workshops will be available for you to choose from including assessing and managing chronic pain, hypertension and much more.

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Improving Non-Medical Prescribing Practice

Special offer!

Get £105 off using the discount code AFP105

Tuesday 18 September 2018

Venue: King Power Stadium, Leicester

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Description: This motivating NHS networking conference will focus on all aspects of Non-Medical Prescribing and will allow you to, come together with like-minded individuals to, discuss the solutions to your challenges and get inspired to return to your role and drive forward NMP in your service. Focussing on NICE guidance and the legalities, career progression opportunities and evidenced based decision making for NMP as well as focussed cases study presentations on different NMP environments.

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Using Root Cause Analysis to Investigate Medication Incidents Masterclass

Thursday 20 September 2018
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

A recent study by university academics in Manchester, Sheffield and York identified more than 230 million medication errors a year that took place in the NHS. On average, 712 deaths a year were definitively linked to adverse drug reactions being the main cause of death. This interactive and practical course facilitated by Kate Hill Solicitor InPractice, will provide a structured approach to incident investigation with a specific focus on Medication Error and Incidents.

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Demonstrating & Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice: Implementing the National competency framework for all prescribers

Monday 10 September 2018
De Vere West one Conference Centre, London

Last year a new and updated Competency Framework to support healthcare professionals to prescribe effectively was published by the Royal Pharmaceutical Society. Through national updates, practical case studies and extended expert sessions, this conference focuses on demonstrating and improving nurse prescribing competence and practice – embedding the competency framework, and ten competency dimensions for all nurse prescribers.

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Reducing Medication Errors in Hospitals National Summit 2018

Friday 14 September 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This timely Summit which takes place during the WHO 3rd Global Patient Safety Challenge: Medication Without Harm aims to bring together clinicians, managers and medication safety officers and leads to understand current national developments, and to debate and discuss key issues they are facing in improving medication safety and reducing medication errors in hospitals. Following International and National Update sessions, the conference will focus on effective reporting of medication incidents, managing a medication incident investigation and ensuring change occurs, supporting staff, reducing medication errors in practice, developing a medication error reduction programme, using medication safety huddles, learning from patients and focusing on high risk drugs. There will also be focus on reducing medication errors through electronic prescribing.

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Transforming Outpatient Services National Summit

Monday 24 September 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Outpatient clinics can be demanding environments. This national summit aims to bring together leaders of outpatient services to focus on improvement and the delivery of outstanding outpatient care and experience.

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Developing the role of the Nursing Associate

Monday 24 September 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference will update delegates on the Nursing Associate role –understanding the elements of this new role, and how the role will be delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associate Trainees the conference will look at the developing role, the Nursing Associate Curriculum, regulation of the role, accountability, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in practice. A limited number of free places will be offered to trainee nursing associates, and discounts are available for staff from the lead test sites.

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Masterclass: Discharge Planning with a Difference including Nurse Led Discharge

Monday 8 October 2018
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Masterclass will examine the elements of safe, effective patient discharge from hospital.  The evidence base together with practical tools and suggestions will form the framework for the day. This masterclass will benefit delegates by providing the opportunity to revisit the discharge process within your organisation with a view to stimulating new and innovative approaches for effective patient discharge. The evidence base and practical tools to take away, will underpin the topics of risk, safety and patient centeredness.

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