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Cardiff Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Cardiff 2017, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the All Nations Centre on the 23rd November with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

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

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

8.45 Registration and networking
9.20 – 9.30

Chair’s opening remarks

Helen Lewis, Independent Specialist Nurse and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

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

Session to be confirmed 

Supported by MSD

10.50 – 11.25

Exhibition and networking

11.25 – 12.05

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

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

Emily Carne, Advance Nurse Practitioner and Lead CNS in Immunology and Allergy, Immunodeficiency Centre for Wales, University Hospital of Wales Cardiff

Supported by Novartis

12.05 – 12.50

Managing urinary incontinence in women

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

Debbie Yarde, Clinical Lead – Bladder and Bowel Care, Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust

12.50 – 13.50

Exhibition, networking and lunch

13.50 – 14.35

A guide to wound assessment and treatment

  • What are the most frequently encountered chronic wounds in primary care?
  • Carrying out a holistic patient assessment.
  • Selecting appropriate treatment.
14.35 – 15.00 Exhibition and networking
15.00 – 15.45

Obesity: Is emotional eating the missing link?

  • Addressing the psychological barriers to weight loss.
  • The myths of weight loss motivation.
  • Practical how-to’s for time limited consultations.

Jen Nash, Clinical Psychologist and Chartered Associate Fellow, British Psychological Society, Editorial Board Member, Journal of Diabetes Nursing


15.45 – 16.30

Delivering personalised care to end of life patients

  • Supporting patients with long term conditions in the community.
  • Communication about prognosis and treatment preferences.
  • Treating depression in seriously ill patients.

Tracy Livingstone, Director of Clinical Innovation and Governance, Nightingale House Hospice


16.30 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.