Presented by Debbie Smithers, Teacher Practitioner at St Michael’s Hospice in Hereford, this session aims to demystify the processes around revalidation and confirm that you can survive them.
This workshop will help you identify victims of domestic violence or abuse, as well as provide an overview of the support available at the Birmingham Crisis Centre. It will be followed by a reflective practice session.
Statistics tell us 1 in 3 women and 1 in 6 men are affected by domestic abuse, while it’s also known to be the most under reported crime in the UK. Even so, a 999 call related to sexual and/or physical abuse is made every 90 seconds.This workshop, presented by Mandie Burston, Staff Nurse at UHNM NHS Trust, aims to increase awareness of its prevalence and help you signpost support for those who are affected directly and indirectly.
This Local Learning Event will incorporate two workshops:
Drug and alcohol misuse can provide complex dilemmas for nurses and health care teams, while supporting patients with substance misuse disorders in accessing longer term treatment is an issue that can arise in all areas of practice. This workshop will provide an overview of these issues and offer some evidence-based interventions.
Revalidation is here, and it is something every registered nurse and midwife must be aware of and prepared for.
This session, which will be presented by Sue Lillyman, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Health and Society, University of Worcester, is aimed at updating your knowledge in relation to caring for people with different types of dementia.
Whether you’re a nurse, student nurse, health care assistant or assistant practitioner, the principles of delegation and accountability are important to you and your patients. This session, presented by RCN Legal Officer Felicity Crockford, will inform and guide you on your responsibilities and help you keep your patients safe, whatever your position in the clinical area.
Introduced by Mike Dixon, Chairman of the patient group Community Health Voice, this workshop will review the regulatory framework that supports service user engagement and explore the work of Community Health Voice in the NHS and local Social Care services over its 12 year lifespan.
This session, which will be presented by Tim Baggs, Communications Manager at RCN West Midlands, will give an overview of the perils and pitfalls of social networking for health care staff, including real examples of the inappropriate use of social media and guidance on how to make sure you use social media responsibly.