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Birmingham Programme

Birmingham Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Birmingham 2017, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the NEC on the 7th November with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

You can earn up to  5 CPD hours from this event.

Don’t miss your chance to attend – register today!



8.45 – 9.20

Registration and networking

At 8.50 signup to the basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED training will open. Please be at the registration desk at this time if you wish to participate.

9.20 – 9.30 Chair’s opening remarks
 

Chronic Conditions

Chair: Marilyn Eveleigh, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

 

Dermatology and Sexual Health

Chair: Donna Davenport, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Public Health

Chair: Michelle Falconer, Immunisation Nurse Specialist, Public Health England

 

Mental Health
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Supported byMHNA Logo CMYK

Chair: Dave Munday, Lead Professional Officer, Unite the Union, Health Visitor and Nurse

Training: basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED
Sign up to these small group sessions will take place during networking breaks

9.30 – 10.15

Achieving HbA1c targets is a challenge: How can SGLT2 inhibitors help you manage type 2 diabetes

  • Current treatment options for patients.
  • Comparing SGLT2 inhibitors with sulphonylureas and DPP4 inhibitors.
  • Practical case studies.

Supported by Janssen

Managing chronic urticaria in primary care: More than just an itch?

  • Discussing the impact of chronic urticaria on the patient’s quality of life.
  • Review of the treatment options.
  • When to refer and which patients are appropriate for referral.

Kate Hopkinson, Allergy Nurse Specialist, Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust

Supported by Novartis

Session to be confirmed (immunisation)

Sponsored by MSD

The biggest killer of men: Addressing the gender disparity in suicide

  • Psychological and personality factors.
  • Recognising possible triggers and signs of depression.
  • How can we explain the gender difference?

Dr Ignasi Agell, Consultant Psychiatrist, Clinical Director Adult Mental Health Services, South Staffordshire and Shropshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust, Chair, Royal College of Psychiatrists – West Midlands Division

@ignasiagell

09.40 – 10.40

Session 1: Basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED.

Sign up to these sessions will take place during networking breaks.

These are small group workshops with a maximum capacity of 8.

10.20 – 11.05

Optimising quality of life for heart failure patients

  • Intervention and treatment options.
  • Understanding the impact of comorbidities.
  • Giving patients and carers the skills to self-monitor.

Hannah Waterhouse, Education Lead, Education for Health

 

Vitamin D vs skin cancer: Balancing the risks and benefits of sunlight exposure

  • What counts as excessive exposure?
  • Skin cancer prevention and recognition.
  • NICE guidance on vitamin D supplements.

Helen Williams, Clinical Nurse Specialist, University Hospitals Birmingham

Delivering personalised care to end of life patients

  • Supporting patients with long term conditions in the community.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Holistic assessment, psychological support and depression screening. 

Tammy Davies, Group Director of Nursing, Primary Care, Community and Therapies, Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospital NHS Trust

Top tips for managing eating disorders in primary care

  • Diagnosis of eating disorders.
  • Advice for monitoring and providing support.
  • What do they NICE guidelines say?

Dr Dominique Thompson, Director of Service, Student’s Health Service, University of Bristol

@DrdomThompson

10.55 – 11.55

Session 2: Basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED.

Sign up to these sessions will take place during networking breaks.

These are small group workshops with a maximum capacity of 8.

 

11.05 – 11.40

Exhibition and networking

At 11.10 signup to the basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED training will open. Please be at the registration desk at this time if you wish to participate.

11.40 – 12.25

Progressive renal disease: How to manage with co-existing type 2 diabetes

  • Progression of type 2 diabetes.
  • Impact of chronic kidney disease.
  • How to best monitor renal function.

Sponsored by MSD

Acne management in primary care: Evidence-based guidance and skin care tips to ‘stop spots’


Supported by Galderma

 

Session to be confirmed (COPD)

Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim

Recognising and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care

  • Understanding the role of the practice and community nurse in highlighting suspect ASD.
  • Supporting families to access appropriate resources.
  • Identifying other clinical and behavioural implications of ASD.

Dr Ian Ensum, Consultant Psychologist, Bristol Autism Spectrum Service

12.15 – 13.15

Session 3: Basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED.

Sign up to these sessions will take place during networking breaks.

These are small group workshops with a maximum capacity of 8.

 

12.30 – 13.15

A case study in COPD: From prevention to treatment

  • Review of an approach to managing the Long Term Condition patient with COPD.
  • To share the 3 goals of assessment for managing a Long Term Condition patient.
  • To reinforce the management approaches that have the greatest capacity to influence disease outcomes.

Tracy Kirk, Nurse Consultant in Respiratory Disease and Director, The Primary Care Respiratory Training Centre

Supported by Pfizer

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues.
  • Update on FSRH guidelines.
  • Changes to UKMEC.

Heidi Mitchell, Advanced Clinical Practitioner, Mayfields Medical Practice, Walsall Healthcare NHS Trust and Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust

‘Think sepsis’ in the community

  • Identifying the risk factors for sepsis.
  • ‘Think sepsis’ to promote early recognition and diagnosis.
  • Managing a person with suspected sepsis in the community.

Emma Duane, Sepsis Lead Nurse, Lancashire Teaching Hospitals

Black magic, evil eye and Jinn versus mental health

  • Mental health and religion.
  • Delivering holistic care, taking into consideration diversity and culture.
  • Importance of developing relationships with communities and engaging other parties in patients’ care.

Evri Anagnostara, Modern Matron, East London Trust, Editorial Board Member, MHNA

@Evri_Sunshyne

Athia Manawar, Senior Nurse Memory Nurse, Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Trust

@manawar_athia

13.15 – 14.15

Exhibition, networking and lunch

At 13.20 signup to the basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED training will open. Please be at the registration desk at this time if you wish to participate.

14.15– 14.55

 KEYNOTE: 104 victims a year: How many more?

  • My personal story of domestic violence.
  • Prevalence and impact of domestic violence.
  • Signs to look out for if you suspect domestic violence in a patient and suggestions for action.

Andrew Bernard, Director, Innovative Enterprise, Motivational Speaker

@EnterpriseSBox

13.45 – 14.45

Session 4: Basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED.

Sign up to these sessions will take place during networking breaks.

These are small group workshops with a maximum capacity of 8.

14.55 – 15.20

Exhibition and networking   
15.20 – 16.00

Managing urinary incontinence in women

  • Risk factors and primary care assessment tools.
  • Stress, urge or mixed?
  • Outlining the available therapy options.

Anna Hancock, Continence Team Leader, Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Trust

Learning disabilities: Dispelling the myths

  • Breaking down the barriers to care.
  • Tools and adjustments to benefit your practice.
  • Tailoring assessment and treatment to meet the health needs of the individual.

 

15.00 – 16.00

Session 5: Basic life support, anaphylaxis and AED.

Sign up to these sessions will take place during networking breaks.

These are small group workshops with a maximum capacity of 8.

 

16.05 – 16.45

Nursing leaders: Who represents nurses in the community?

  • Future reorganised health and social care structures need a strong nursing voice.
  • The majority of nurses are not employed in the NHS.
  • Independently employed nurses need to recognise and support their nurse leaders in the community. 

Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

16.00 Close of conference   

*Please note that the programme is subject to change.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this meeting. These include Boehringer Ingelheim, Chiesi, GlaxoSmithKline, Grunenthal, Janssen, MSD, NAPP, Novartis, Nutricia, Orion, Pfizer and Teva UK LImited. Unless stated in your programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.