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Northampton Programme 2019

Northampton Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Northampton 2019, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the Park Inn by Radisson on the 3rd April 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!

08:45 – 09:20 Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30 Stream 1
Chair’s opening remarks

Stream 2
Chair’s opening remarks

09:30 – 10:10

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. 

Industry sponsorship in progress

Online services in primary care – what they mean for nurses and their patients

  • What online services are available in primary care?
  • What are the benefits of online services in primary care for all nurses and their patients?
  • How is your role and the care you provide affected by access to online services?
  • What/who is out there to help nurses learn and share best practice/ideas?

Sponsored by  

10:15 – 10:55

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

10:55 – 11:25

Exhibition and networking

11:25 – 12:05

Management of type 2 diabetes in adults

  • Supporting practice and community nurses in managing diabetes.
  • Person centred approaches to dietary information.

Effective management of arthritis

  • Recognising the different types of arthritis.
  • Pain management and factors that affect pain.
  • Tips for joint protection.
12:10 –12:50

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

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

An update on the latest in travel vaccinations 

  • Why do a travel risk assessment?
  • Vaccines: What’s new?
  • Advising patients when there is no vaccine; Malaria and the Zika virus.
  • Best real time travel medicine resources.
12:50 – 13:50  Exhibition and lunch 
13:50 –  14:30

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

Recognising and managing autism spectrum disorders in primary care

  • An overview of autism and ASD.
  • Associated illness and comorbidities.
  • Signposting to support services.
14:30– 15:00 Exhibition and networking
15:00 – 15:45

New NICE guidance on dementia

  • How dementia should be assessed and diagnosed.
  • Involving people living with dementia in decisions about their care.
  • Recommendations on helping carers to support people living with dementia.
15:45 – 16:30

Dignity of care for transgender patients

  • Developing an inclusive clinical environment, welcoming diversity.
  • Recognising the wider context of mental health in relation to transgender patients of all ages.
  • Resources for practice and community nurses.
16:30 Close of conference

*Please note, this information is correct at the current time. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning. 

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