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Association for Prescribers Annual Conference

Thursday 21st November 2019

January 

Polypharmacy: Effective Management & Stopping Medicines Safely

Monday 21 January 2019

De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on polypharmacy: the effective management and stopping medicines safely in line with the new RPS Guidance.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/polypharmacy-effective-management or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference in Twitter #polypharmacy

Optimising Anticoagulation Therapy: Delivering Excellence in Outcomes and Patient Safety

Monday 21 January 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
This conference focuses on optimising anticoagulation therapy for all patients: improving outcomes and patient safety
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/optimising-anticoagulation-therapy or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference on twitter #Anticoagulation

Reducing & Managing Pressure Ulcers at the End of Life: Second National Conference

Monday 21 January 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London
The prevention and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life must be balanced alongside the patients preferences presenting ethical dilemmas such as when prevention and active management should stop in the last days of life. This national conference focuses on the reduction and management of pressure ulcers at the end of life, from risk assessment to controlling pain and discomfort in the last days of life.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/managing-pressure-ulcers-end-of-life or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference on Twitter #PUEndofLife

Handling Concerns about Fitness to Practise: Managing Complaints and Concerns about Nurses and supporting Nurses in Difficulty

Friday 25 January 2019

De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London
The conference will support you to improve processes and practice with regard to handling complaints and concerns about nurses and midwives in light of the NMC new approach to fitness to practise which was launched in September 2018. The conference will include national developments and case studies from experienced Directors of Nursing at NHS Trusts on how to effectively manage complaints or concerns about nursing practice whilst supporting the nurse involved and ensuring patient safety. The conference will update delegates on the revised NMC fitness to practise procedures which put more emphasis on local resolution.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/fitness-to-practise or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk
Follow the conference in Twitter #fitnesstopractise

Developing the role of the Nursing Associate: Fourth National Conference
Monday 28 January 2019
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, regulation of the role, accountability, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in your service. Case studies will look at experiences in acute trusts, community trusts and general practice. The conference will also discuss implementing the 2018 Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and the new October 2018 Standards of Proficiency for Nurse Associates.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nursing-associate or email kerry@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NursingAssociate

Transforming Outpatient Services National Summit

Monday 28 January 2019

De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

The conference opens with National Developments followed by case studies focusing on improving quality, efficiency and meeting the Care Quality Commission Quality Ratings in outpatients. The conference continues with an extended in depth masterclass which will contact interactive group work focusing on Improving, capacity, access, patient flow and waiting times in outpatient services. Further sessions will focus on improving patient experience, improving outcomes in outpatient services, developing and implementing core standards and the developing role of virtual outpatient clinics in reducing pressure on outpatient services.
For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/improving-outpatient-services or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #Outpatients

February

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

Wednesday 6 February 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs. This year there is an extended focus on identifying and investigating Controlled Drugs abuse by healthcare staff following the Care Quality Commission recent findings that “we have become aware of an increasing number of incidences of healthcare staff diverting or misusing controlled drugs”. The conference will also look at improving governance, reporting, self assessment, monitoring and clinical audit of controlled drugs in response to the findings of the Gosport Inquiry which was published in July 2018.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/controlled-drugs-prescribing-and-management or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #controlleddrugs

 

IV Therapy Summit: Difficult Venous Access & Improving Practice with uncompliant patients

Wednesday 6 February 2019
The Studio Conference Centre, Birmingham

This conference focuses on IV access: managing uncompliant patients, and patients with difficult venous access.  Difficulties in IV access due to individual patient factors or patients with difficult venous access often lead to repeated failed attempts which can result in delayed diagnosis and treatment.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/iv-therapy-training-nhs or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #IVTherapySummit

 

Nurse Prescribing Leadership Summit 2019

Friday 8 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Summit bring together Nurse prescribers to understand current issues and the national context, and to debate and discuss key issues and areas they are facing in practice. This CPD certified conference provides a unique opportunity to learn from the experiences of other nurse prescribers and develop your skills as an effective Nurse Prescriber. The programme will focus on developing your skills, competence and confidence in Nurse Prescribing. Through national updates, practical case studies and a choice of 7 interactive workshops the conference aims to support you to improve both prescribing practice and patient care, and provide networking opportunities with nurses who are prescribing in your clinical specialty.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/national-nurse-prescribing-summit or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on twitter #NursePrescribingSummit

 

Falls Prevention Summit 2019: Reducing Inpatient Falls & Harm from Inpatient Falls

Monday 11 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This national falls summit focuses on reducing inpatient falls, and harm from inpatient falls. Through national updates, practical case studies and learning from the 2017 National Audit of Inpatient Falls, the conference will provide a step by step guide to implementing the multiple interventions that have been proven to reduce falls in your service.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-inpatient-falls-and-harm-from-inpatient-falls or email kate@hc-uk.org.uk

Join the conversation on Twitter #InpatientFalls

 

Optimisation of Electronic Prescribing in Hospitals National Summit 2019

Monday 11 February 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This National Summit will focus on the optimisation of Hospital Electronic Prescribing and Medicines Administration (HePMA) . The summit will examine the development of electronic prescribing systems towards advanced eprescribing and ensuring the full clinical benefits are achieved.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/electronic-prescribing-in-hospitals-summit or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #HePMA

March

Developing Your Skills As An Effective Ward Manager

Monday 4 March 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

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. 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, Nurse Directors & National Experts to develop your skills as an effective Ward Manager.

For further information and to book your place visit

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

Follow the conference on Twitter #WardManager

 

Hospital at Night Summit: Improving Out of Hours Care in Hospitals

Monday 4 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This Hospital at Night Summit focuses on out of hours care in hospitals delivering high quality safe care at night. Through national updates, networking opportunities and case studies this conference provides a practical guide to delivering a high quality hospital at night.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/out-of-hours-care-in-hospital-care-night-nhs or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #hospitalatnight

 

A Practical Guide to Reducing Long Hospital Stays: Improving Patient Flow, Discharge Practice and Admission Avoidance

Monday 4 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Following the National Ambition to cut long hospital stays by 25% this conference focuses on improving patient flow, discharge arrangements and admission avoidance to reduce long stays in hospital.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/reducing-long-hospital-stays or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #ReducingHospitalStays

 

Demonstrating & Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice: Implementing the National Competency Framework for Pharmacists

Monday 11 March 2019
De Vere West one Conference Centre, London

The RPS updated Competency Framework to support healthcare professionals to prescribe effectively has now been adopted by the NMC as its New standard of proficiency for nurse and midwife prescribing practice. 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 ten competency dimensions for pharmacist prescribers.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/prescribing-competence-and-practice or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow this conference on Twitter #PrescribingCompetence

 

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain

Monday 18 March 2019
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of non medical prescribing and one of the most common areas, in a survey of the Association for Prescribers members 50% of members prescribed for pain (Karen Stenner, University of Surrey). This makes it essential that non medical prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/non-medical-prescribing-for-pain or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #PainPrescribing

 

A Practical Guide to Effective Non-Medical Prescribing for Wound Care

Monday 25 March 2019
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing for wound care. Wound care is a growing area of non medical prescribing and one of the most common areas, it essential that nurse prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for wound management in an effective way, working with patients to improve wound management outcomes. Through national updates and practical case studies including acute care, district nursing and community, pressure ulcer management, wound care, oncology pressure ulcers & malignant wounds, moisture lesions and venous eczema the conference will look at how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice.

For further information and to book your place visit

https://www.healthcareconferencesuk.co.uk/nurse-non-medical-prescribing-wound-care or email judi@hc-uk.org.uk

Follow the conference on Twitter #NMPWounds