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Sunday 20 April 2014
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Nursing in Practice Manchester
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Nursing in Practice Manchester Programme

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The programme for Nursing in Practice Manchester 2014 is currently being developed and will be available shortly. Please check back on this page for further information.

 

  STREAM 1  Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant, Former Head of Quality & Risk and Lead Nurse, NHS Brighton & Hove STREAM 2: Donna Davenport, Senior Lecturer, Manchester Metropolitan University
8:45 REGISTRATION & EXHIBITION
9:30
CHAIR’S OPENING REMARKS
Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Consultant, Former Head of Quality & Risk and Lead Nurse, NHS Brighton & Hove
9:40 OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS
10:05 Managing severe asthma
  • Classifying severe and difficult asthma
  • Risk factors for admission
  • When and who to refer for specialist review

Dr Vincent McGovern GPsI

Supported by Novartis

Let’s talk about it: Sex, relationships and prostate cancer
  • The impact of prostate cancer treatment on erectile dysfunction (ED)
  • Treatment and management of ED in primary care
  • The emotional impact, supporting couples and talking about sex

Supported by Prostate Cancer UK

10:50 EXHIBITION
11:20 The importance of optimising therapy in COPD: Can we afford not to follow guidelines?
  • Overview of the true cost of COPD
  • The evidence and guidance

Sam Prigmore, Respiratory Nurse Consultant, St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust, Nurse Clinical Lead, London Respiratory Team

Scar Management: Restoring confidence
  • The psychological impact of scarring and helping patients care for the scar once the wound has healed to help improve its appearance
  • Improving knowledge of the different types of scarring that can occur
  • Understanding the healing process of wounds and how scars form and be able to advise patients on scar management including treatments

Supported by Bio Oil

12:10 Washing infants and young children with Atopic Eczema, misconceptions and evidence based advice
  • Enhance best practice on washing for infants and children with atopic
    eczema
  • Increase knowledge on evidence-based eczema management for infants and children, on the importance of washing and bathing
  • Gain confidence on how to advise and support parents and carers on evidence-based correct advice on washing infants and children with atopic eczema
Julie Van Onselen,  Independent Nurse Specialist
 
Supported by Stiefel a GSK company
Latest developments in the management of asthma in primary care
  • Understanding airway inflammation: The role of nitric oxide
  • Fractional exhaled nitric oxide (FeNO): A tool to predict steroid response
  • How FeNO testing benefits the clinical management of asthma

Supported by Aerocrine

12:55 EXHIBITION & FREE LUNCH
13:55 Practical advice on smoking cessation: Patients with long-term conditions
  • An introduction to smoking cessation as a proactive intervention
  • Benefits of stopping smoking for people with long-term conditions
  • Practical advice on how to increase the chances of a successful quit attempt

Supported by Pfizer

14:40 EXHIBITION
15:10 Safeguarding vulnerable adults: Does nursing care enough?
  • The expectations, dilemmas and risks for nurses
  • Emerging professional challenges 
  • Reporting responsibilities and accountability

Marilyn Eveleigh, Independent Nurse Adviser and former PCT Safeguarding Lead

16:00 END OF CONFERENCE AND CERTIFICATE COLLECTION

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