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Bristol Programme

Bristol 2017 Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Bristol 2017, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the Mercure Bristol Grand Hotel on the 25 May with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

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

8.45 – 9.20 Registration and networking
9.20 – 9.30 Chair’s opening remarks
George Coxon, Member of the Nursing in Practice Advisory Board
9.30 – 10.10

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

10.10 – 10.50

Best practice in management of urinary incontinence in women

  • Risk factors and primary care assessment tools.
  • Stress, urge, mixed or functional?
  • Outlining the available therapy options.
10.50 – 11.25

Exhibition and networking

11.25 – 12.05

Reviewing the treatment options for psoriasis

  • Assessing disease severity and identifying comorbidities.
  • First line and second line therapy for psoriasis.
  • Impact on functional, psychological and social well-being
12.05 – 12.45

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.
12.45 – 13.45

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13.45 – 14.25

Recognising and managing autism spectrum conditions in primary care

  • Understanding the role of the practice and community nurse in highlighting suspected ASD.
  • Supporting families to access appropriate resources.
  • Identifying other clinical and behavioural implications of ASD.
14.25 – 15.05 Exhibition and networking
15.05 – 15.45

 Tackling the big obesity problem

  • Classification of obesity.
  • Managing obesity with existing comorbidities.
  • Lifestyle, behavioural, dietary and pharmacological interventions.
15.50 – 16.30

Understanding sepsis: What’s new and what’s different?

  • Understanding the care pathway including epidemiology and recognition.
  • Key points from the NCEPOD report, cross system action plan and NICE guideline.
  • Recommendations on action nurses should take in the community. 
16.30 Close of conference

*Please note that this is a draft agenda and subject to change,

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this meeting, which includes a number of pharmaceutical companies. Unless stated in your programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.