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London Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice London 2017, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at London Olympia on the 26th September with a brand new programme of educational and insightful seminars.

You can earn up to  4.5 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, Independent Nurse Consultant and Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Dermatology, Wound Care and Women’s and Men’s Health

Chair: Julie van Onselen, Director and Education Specialist, Dermatology Education Partnership Ltd

Public Health

 

 

Mental Health

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

Supported by 

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

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.

Dr Adie Viljoen, Consultant Chemical Pathologist, Hertfordshire

Supported by Janssen

Promoting best practice in leg ulcer management

  • What are the causes?
  • Management techniques for leg ulcers – compression, leg elevation and exercise.
  • Ensuring patients the best possible chance of healing and preventing recurrence.

Sylvie Hampton, Independent Tissue Viability Consultant Nurse, Wound Care Consultants Ltd

@woundhealingcen

COPD management: Making a difference

  • The importance of correct diagnosis of COPD patients.
  • Optimising inhaled therapies for better outcomes for patients.
  • Helping patients to be better supported with correct inhaler technique.

Samantha Prigmore, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, St George’s University Hospitals

Supported by Boehringer Ingelheim

Alcohol use disorders in primary care: How much is too much?

  • Discussing alcohol problems in the primary care consultation.
  • Setting goals for reducing alcohol consumption.
  • Managing alcohol related psychiatric and physical complications.

 

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.

 

10.15 – 10.55

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.

Jackie Matthews, Primary Care Respiratory Nurse Educator, Aneurin Bevan UHB 

Supported by Pfizer

Reviewing the treatment options for psoriasis

• Assessing disease severity and identifying co-morbidities.
• First line therapy for psoriasis.
• Impact on functional, psychological and social well-being. 

Nicola Ball, Dermatology Nurse Specialist, Honorary contract Bristol Royal Infirmary

Helping to protect the elderly through shingles, PPV and influenza vaccination

Dr Avinash Sharma, Care of the Elderly Consultant, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital

Sponsored by MSD

Better health and healthier lives: Getting care right for people with learning disabilities

• Care adjustments.
• Improving care.
• Enhancing and saving lives.

Jim Blair, Consultant Nurse Intellectual (Learning) Disabilities, Great Ormond Street Hospital

@jimgblair

10.55 – 11.30

Exhibition and networking

At 11.00 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.

 

 

 

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.

11.30 – 12.10

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

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

June James, Co-chair, Trend UK, Consultant Nurse – Diabetes, University Hospitals of Leicester

Sponsored by MSD

Hot topics in osteoporosis: Treatment and care

• Current guidance on drug treatments.
• Impact of physical activity and diet.
• Calcium supplements – who needs them?

Sarah Leyland, Nurse Consultant -Osteoporosis, National Osteoporosis Society

@OsteoporosisSoc

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.

Jane Naismith, Nurse Consultant, St Joseph’s Hospice

Top tips for managing eating disorders in primary care

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

Mandy Scott, Registered Mental Health Nurse and Co-founder, Personalised Eating Disorder Support

@pedsfriends

 

12.15 – 12.55

Difficult to control asthma: What is the best solution?

  • What is difficult and what is severe asthma?
  • What are the treatment options for this complex patient group?
  • When to refer.

Samantha Prigmore, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, St George’s University Hospitals

Supported by Novartis

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

  • Outlining current issues.
  • Signs, symptoms and treatment of common STIs.
  • Update on FRSH contraception guidelines. 

Malikha McDonald, Sexual Health Trainer and Communication Specialist 

‘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.

Nicola Shoebridge, Sepsis Nurse, University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire

Understanding dementia: Supporting people with dementia and their carers

  • Diagnosis and treatments including Person Centred Care.
  •  The lived experience of the individual with dementia.
  • Education and support for carers, staff and service users.

Dr Hilda Hayo, Chief Admiral Nurse and CEO, Dementia UK

@DementiaUK

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.

 

12.55 – 13.55

Exhibition, networking and lunch

At 13.00 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.

13.00 – 13.30 Lunch time break out session:

Revalidation: A how-to guide

  • Background to revalidation.
  • The revalidation requirements and how to meet them.
  • Confirmation and the application process.

Sara Kovach-Clark, Revalidation Transition Lead, NMC

13.55 – 14.35

KEYNOTE: If only people did what we know is good for them

  • Gaining an appreciation of the human tendency to resist persuasion.
  • Understanding the impact of advice.
  • Insight into more effective behaviour change.

Jan Procter King, Practice Nurse, The Ridge Medical Practice

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.

14.35 – 15.00

Exhibition and networking   
15.00 – 15.40

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

An update on the latest in travel immunisation

  • Why do a travel risk assessment?
  • Vaccines – what’s new?
  • Advising patients when there is no vaccine – malaria and the Zika virus.

Nalini Brown, Nurse Manager, Travel Health Specialist, London Travel Clinic

@LondonTravelCli

 

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.

 

 

15.40 – 16.20

KEYNOTE: Tackling the big obesity problem

  • The challenge we face.
  • The need for leadership, engagement and policy.
  • Preventative measures required.

Tam Fry, Spokesperson, National Obesity Forum, Expert Advisory Team Member, Action on Sugar, Patron, Child Growth Foundation

16.20 Close of conference   

*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.