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Advanced Nurse Practitioner Conference 2018

10 Sep 2018 09:15 - 15:25

Royal College of Nursing, 20 Cavendish Square, Marylebone, London, W1G 0RN

This event is now fully booked

This one day conference designed to support advanced nurse practitioners - and nurses aspiring to work at an advanced level - will explore the four pillars of advanced nursing practice, career development as well as the dynamic and diverse nature of the role. Explore the diversity of ANP practice across the UK.

You will hear from leading experts on the physical health of people with severe mental illness and the RCN credentialing programme one year on after its launch, plus a range of educational workshops will be available for you to choose from including assessing and managing chronic pain, hypertension and much more. 

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 Hallam Medical

Royal College of Nursing
20 Cavendish Square

20 Cavendish Square is located behind John Lewis, Oxford Street.


The nearest stations are Oxford Circus and Bond Street.


There are many buses routes that stop nearby, including the 10, 25, 55, 73, 98 and 390.

See the latest version of the programme  

Hear about: 

  •  How to address challenges in consultation
  • The issue of diagnostic overshadowing
  • RCN Credentialing one year on
  • A career as an ANP
  • Deaf with dementia: addressing the challenges in consultation
  • Diagnostic overshadowing
  • Advanced practice education across the UK
  • Fits, faints and funny turns
  • Focus on hypertension
  • Military ANP and introduction of this service to defence
  • Assessing and managing chronic pain
  • Enhancing collaborative communication in health care consultations
  • RCN Credentialing a year on
  •   A log of an ANP career

Online bookings are the easiest and fastest way to book 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. 

Bookings can be made by phone with payment by credit card/Maestro, by calling: 02920546460. Lines are open from 9.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Friday.

Bookings can also be made by post with a downloaded booking form with credit card details or payment/remittance advice posted to: Event registrations, PO Box 2329, Cardiff CF23 8YZ.
A booking form with credit card details or payment/remittance advice can also be faxed to: 02920546489.

Payment by invoice is available on request. A Purchase Order and booking form are required.

All bookings will be confirmed in writing. 

The RCN reserves the right to refuse any booking at any time.


RCN member                     £125.00 plus VAT

Non-member                      £185 plus VAT

Book 3 or more places together at the same time to save 10% from each booking fee.

Further discounts apply: see flyer for details.

Not a member? Join the RCN now and qualify for the discounted membership rates for this conference. Find out more 

Being funded by an employer to attend? RCN Events can provide an invoice for your attendance

Just complete a booking form and ask your finance team to send this along with a purchase order to

For any queries please call 02076473784

Attend this conference to:

  • increase your professional self-awareness
  • understand further career pathways 
  • strengthen networks with like-minded practitioners 
  • update on credentialing and advanced practice education
  • share specialist expert research, knowledge and practice. 

Comments from delegates last year…

“Excellent, comprehensive conference. Good choice of afternoon sessions – very applicable to my role. Very good speakers – inspiring!”

“A fantastic vibe was felt throughout the event.”

“Relevant subjects, timely and current, useful networking opportunity.”

“Very relevant to the ANP role and the complexity/challenges of it.”

Use our template letter to help you get the time off work to attend and secure funding​ - Justify your attendance


Stand 1: Royal College of Surgeons 

Stand 2:  TriMedika

Stand 3:  NB Medical

Stand 4: Hallam Medical

Stand 5:  London Ambulance Service

This conference and exhibition is an unrivalled opportunity for you to connect directly with UK advance nurse practitioners. 

There are a number of ways you can get involved, from networking to raise your profile to tailored commercial packages to help achieve specific objectives. Please see the sales material for exhibition opportunities.

For further information please contact the exhibitions team on 01442870143 or email:

To book your place, contact the RCN Event Registrations Team

Loredana D'Andrea, Conference and Events Organiser

Poster specifications

Your poster must be created and emailed to us in PowerPoint. Please do not convert your poster into PDF format as we won’t be able to display it.

Your poster must be in landscape format as it will be displayed on a TV screen. 

Poster Tips

- Posters should be as visually stimulating as possible. You may wish to use different colours emphasis or to differentiate.

- Think about the message you are trying to convey and how it can be presented.

- Try to include illustrative examples where possible. 

- Don’t overwhelm people with too much information; ensure all the information is relevant to the subject and doesn’t take too long to read

- Ensure all diagrams and pictures are labelled

Frequently Asked Questions

How long will my poster be displayed for?

Your poster will be displayed on TV screen on rotation with the other posters at the conference.

Does my poster have to meet the above dimensions/is there a minimum text size?

Posters should be created in PowerPoint, landscape and widescreen (16:9). 

Can my poster contain photographs?

Yes although you will be required to obtain permission from the owner (if it is not yourself) and any people featuring in the photograph.

How many images should I have on my poster?

The content of your poster is at your discretion although we advise you to make your poster as visually stimulating as possible.

What language should the poster be presented in?

Your poster must be in English. 

Will information on my poster appear in the conference brochure?

Yes; presenter and poster details will be listed in the brochure which will be made available to delegates on the day of the conference. 


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