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Glasgow Programme

Glasgow Programme

We are now pleased to release the agenda for Nursing in Practice Glasgow 2019, your annual nursing event that will be taking place at the SEC on the 5th March 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!

08:40 – 09:20 Registration and exhibition
09:20 – 09:30

Chair’s opening remarks

Rhona Aikman, Practice Nurse, Gourock Medical Practice, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Chair’s opening remarks

Representative from SPNA

Chair’s opening remarks

Representative from MHNA

Stream supported by the MHNA

09:30 – 10:10

Caring for patients with COPD

Industry sponsorship in progress

Updates in treatments for individuals with type 2 diabetes

Industry sponsorship in progress

Providing support to people with learning disabilities in primary care

  • Supporting the primary healthcare team to care for people with a learning disability.
  • What is good and what could be improved in consultations?
  • Awareness of vulnerability and safeguarding  for people with a learning disability.
10:15 – 10:55

Vaccinations: A 2019 update

Industry sponsorship in progress

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

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?
10:55 – 11:30

Exhibition and networking
Take some time to visit the exhibition where our supporting partners will be delighted to speak with you. Thanks to their support, the event is free to attend.

11:30 – 12:10

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

Session information to be confirmed

Industry sponsorship in progress

Post-traumatic Stress Disorder: The management of PTSD in adults and children

  • How to diagnose PTSD and who is most at risk.
  • Understanding the impact of PTSD on the individual.
  • Treatment options: individual therapy, group support and pharmacological interventions.
12:15 – 12:55

Wheezy children – SIGNs of asthma

  • What causes wheeze?
  • Is it asthma?
  • Does it matter and what should we do?

Diagnosis and management of menopause

  • Diagnosis of perimenopause and menopause.
  • Managing short-term menopausal symptoms.
  • Long-term benefits and risks of HRT.

Identifying and managing personality disorders: An overview

  • Common personality disorders in primary care.
  • Assessment of suspected personality disorders.
  • Psychological and pharmacological interventions.
12:55 – 13:55 Exhibition, lunch and networking
A complimentary sandwich lunch will be provided. If you have any dietary requirements, let the team know and we will accommodate where possible.
13:55 – 14:35

Innovative person-centered care for people with chronic kidney disease

  • Classification and stages of CKD: Which patients are at risk?
  • Reducing the risk of cardiovascular disease.
  • Preventing or delaying the progression of CKD.
  • Strategies for self-management.

Best practice management of chronic wounds

  • Choosing the correct treatment course for optimum patient outcomes.
  • Identifying and treating cause of wounds.
  • Holistic assessment and individualised care.

Substance use disorders in primary care

  • Discussing substance use problems in the primary care consultation.
  • Setting goals for reducing consumption.
  • Guidance on management and signposting to other services.
14:35 – 15:00

Exhibition and networking

15:00 – 15:40

The travel health consultation

  • Risk assessment.
  • Giving appropriate advice.
  • Travel medicine resources.

Current trends in sexual and reproductive health

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

Managing eating disorders: New NICE guidance

  • Identifying and understanding eating disorders.
  • Supporting individuals with eating disorders and guidance on management.
  • Updates from new NICE guidance.
15:45 – 16:25

KEYNOTE: To be announced

16:25 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, sponsors and partners for supporting this meeting. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies; including Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, GSK, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd and Sanofi Pasteur. These companies have only had input into their individual sessions on the programme where clearly labelled.