Association for Prescribers

Association for Prescribers Annual Conference – Thursday the 9th of November 2017

This will be held at the Novotel London West.

Reserve your place now, 10% early bird discount on bookings made up until the 30th of June 2017.

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Always a lively event this is the place to be to network!

Presentations this year will be given from Dr Bruce Warner, Deputy Chief Pharmaceutical Officer, NHS England. Graham Brack, Pharmacist in Practice, Professor Mark Radford, Director of Nursing for NHS Improvement.

Jackie Smith, Chief Executive NMC will give an update on the NMC Education Standards due out for consultation in June 2017.

Plus lots more, the full programme will be sent out soon however you can reserve your place now!

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We are pleased to announce that RCNi is offering an exclusive 15% discount for Association for Prescribers members to attend their Nurse Revalidation Study Days, taking place across the country throughout 2017.

Attending an RCNi Study Day will provide you with expert knowledge and know-how to complete your revalidation with confidence and ease.

This series of Study Days promises to explain the daunting process of revalidation in full, with in-depth presentations given by expert speakers and official NMC revalidation forms brought to life through group discussions and workshops.

RCNi Revalidation Study Days are suitable for nurses, midwives and non-clinical managers who need to support their nurses through the revalidation process and who are responsible for assisting their nurses with their confirmation.

Attend your local RCNi Revalidation Study Day to:

  • Gain self-confidence with your own revalidation process
  • Benefit from having your individual questions answered by revalidation experts
  • Complete part of your revalidation
  • Add a full day of participatory learning to your CPD log
  • Obtain a CPD certificate of attendance
  • Be provided with a free copy of ‘A Guide to Revalidation’ worth £8
  • Receive NMC revalidation forms, resources, presentations and booklets
  • Benefit from an exclusive 20% discount to use RCNi Portfolio

To ​ensure ​you ​have ​the ​opportunity ​to ​discuss ​your ​individual ​revalidation ​requirements ​with the ​expert ​speakers, places at these events are limited and will be booked up quickly. Secure your place now at: www.regonline.com/revalidation2017

Early bird rates of just £99 +VAT are available for each event and can be used in conjunction with your exclusive Association for Prescribers discount. To obtain your discount, just enter promo code AFP15 when registering online.

(Standard rate £115 +VAT)

For the full list of locations and dates please visit www.regonline.com/revalidation2017

If you would like your conference or event listed here, please contact us on admin@associationforprescribers.org.uk with the date, title, venue, contact details (ideally a webpage or email address), and a brief description. Edited details of events will then be listed on the Diary dates page.

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

 June

Pressures Ulcers Summit

Monday 26 June 2017 De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Chaired by Tina Chambers Immediate past Chair Tissue Viability Society Tissue Viability this summit aims to bring together tissue viability, wound care leads and senior nurses to discuss the important issue of eliminating avoidable pressure ulcers. The conference will cover implementing the national stop the pressure campaign and monitoring progress against the National NICE Quality Standard for Pressure Ulcers.  Pressure Ulcers have recently been announced as a key priority area for the new patient safety collaboratives and pressure ulcer prevention is a key NHS Outcomes Framework Improvement Area.

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eliminating-pressure-ulcers-summit or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PressureUlcerSummit

Understanding Hypertension Diagnosis and Management
British & Irish Hypertension Society Study day for Nurses and AHPs

Friday, 30 June 2017 – 9.20am – 4pm
Deakin Centre, Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Cambridge

Key Topics:

  • Accurate BP Measurement
    • Who needs Ambulatory and/or Home BP Measurement?
    • Interpretation of Home and Ambulatory BP Results
    • Promoting Medication Adherence & Meds Optimisation
    • Promoting Lifestyle Change
  • Risk Factors for Hypertension in Young People
  • The Kidney, Blood Pressure and Salt
  • Hypertension in Pregnancy

Please see attached flyer for more information

Registration fee: £50 BIHS members, £60 non-members

Click here to register online now

Contact:  bihs@in-conference.org

July

Paediatric Rheumatology Course

Wednesday 5th July – Friday 7th July 2017

UCL Great Ormond Street Institute of Child Health, London

Rheumatology flyer 2017

HEI Educator’s Workshop

6th July 2017 The Association of Anaesthetists, 21 Portland Place London

HEI Educator’s workshop 6th July 2017

Medicines Management Study Day

Tuesday 11th July 2017

Venue: The Education and Conference Centre, Stewart’s Grove, London, SW3 6JJ.

Audience: Nurses, Pharmacists and Doctors involved in prescribing, dispensing or administering medicines.

Aims: To provide an overview of  the risks associated with medicine management and the                outcomes following an error or incident.

Cost: £100 ‘Early Bird Rate’ Until 31 March    £120 –per delegate there after

Book online: www.royalmarsden.nhs.uk/medicine

Effective Discharge Planning and Practice

Monday 10 July 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This conference focuses on improving discharge planning and practice. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will provide you with the latest evidence and practice tools to improve discharge practice in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/effective-discharge-planning or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #DischargeNHS

 Non Medical Prescribing on the Wards

A reduced rate of only £250+vat* is currently available by quoting reference hcuk250abpn (*Terms & Conditions apply)

Thursday 13 July 2017

Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

Chaired by Sam Sherrington, Head of Nursing and Midwifery Strategy, NHS England & Chair, Association for Prescribers, this conference takes a particular focus on the development of Nurse Prescribing on the Wards; improving practice, patient care and prescribing competence.  Through national updates and practical case studies you will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice and how nurse prescribing practice can improve patient care on the wards. There will be a focus on the New National competency framework for all prescribers and how the framework can be implemented in prescribing practice on the wards.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-prescribing-on-the-wards or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on twitter #NMPWards

 Electronic Prescribing In Hospitals: Moving Forward

A reduced rate of only £250+vat* is currently available by quoting reference hcuk250abpn (*Terms & Conditions apply)

Thursday 13 July 2017
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

This conference looks at moving forward with Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (EPMA) in a hospital setting and where eprescribing fits within your digital roadmap to a paper free at the point of care service. Electronic Prescribing has the potential to support the medicines use process that can be delivered at every stage from prescribing to administration, it can provide management of prescriptions and will also give immediate access to medicines information. Sessions will provide delegates with the understanding of how to implement and move forward with Electronic Prescribing in practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/electronic-prescribing-in-hospitals-epma or email hanisha@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #EPrescribing

Safe Staffing Summit: A Practical Guide to Safe and Effective Nursing Staffing Levels and Skill Mix

Friday 14 July 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The Care Quality Commission have recently highlighted the importance of safe staffing. This national summit will focus on delivering safe staffing and improving nurse staffing levels in line with the new National Framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff and the National Quality Board expectations which are reflected in the Care Quality Commission inspection framework, and which form the basis of the recently launched NHS Improvement draft improvement guide ‘Safe staffing improvement resources: adult inpatients in acute care’.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/safe-staffing or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #safestaffing

Ward Manager Summit: Developing your skills as an Effective Ward Manager

Friday 14 July 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Summit aims to bring together current and aspiring Ward Managers together to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice.  Whether you are currently a Ward Manager, or aspiring to be one, this event provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other Ward Managers and Nurse Directors to develop your skills as an effective Ward Manager. Through national updates and practical case studies the conference will update Ward Managers on essential issues to enable you to improve practice and leadership at a local level.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/ward-manager-summit or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #wardmanager

 Eliminating Heel Pressure Ulcers

Monday 17 July 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London 

Chaired by Tina Chambers, Past Chair, Tissue Viability Society, and Tissue Viability Consultant Educator and Advisor this national conference focuses on a practical guide to eliminating heel pressure ulcers and improving care and treatment in your service. National updates and practical case studies will provide essential guidance on reducing avoidable heel pressure ulcers, changing practice in the early detection of heel pressure ulcers, reducing the incidence of hospital acquired heel pressure ulcers in practice, multidisciplinary management of heel pressure ulcers and managing heel pressure ulcers in the community.

For further information and to book your place visit

http://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/eliminating-heel-pressure-ulcers or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #pressureulcers

 

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