Improving Non-Medical Prescribing Practice
This motivating NHS networking conference will focus on all aspects of Non-Medical Prescribing and will allow you to, come together with like-minded individuals to, discuss the solutions to your challenges and get inspired to return to your role and drive forward NMP in your service. Focussing on NICE guidance and the legalities, career progression opportunities and evidenced based decision making for NMP as well as focussed cases study presentations on different NMP environments.
With thought provoking presentations and stimulating discussions, this informative and educational NHS conference is the ideal forum to learn about Non-Medical Prescribing and how it can be developed for your service. Previous attendees of our NMP conference have described the events as:
- “Another fantastic day for learning, updating and networking”
- “Excellent! A very good conference on the role of NMP and its complexities”
- “It is a good course; very productive. I will be looking for more SBK courses in the future”
Secure your place today to benefit from peer-to-peer advice on improving Non-Medical Prescribing and ensuring that you can consistently deliver safe, sustainable and patient-centred care. Improve your understanding of:
- NICE guidance and the interpretation of it
- The legalities and how it affects you as a Non-Medical Prescriber
- Career progression opportunities NMP can offer
- Evidenced based decision making
- Independent prescribing
- NMP in the community vs. acute setting
- Sustaining and developing nurse-led prescribing
Whether you are a non-medical prescriber or want to know how NMP can be developed in your practice area – this forum will develop your knowledge and learning and is designed for:
- Established Non-Medical Prescribers
- Aspiring Non-Medical Prescribers
- Newly Qualified Non-Medical Prescribers
- All Service Leads
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Attendees from Non-Medical Prescribing: National Update, December 2017 described the day as “An informative and empowering day, packed with experienced speakers who shared real life experiences of personal journey through practice as NMPs “ and “A really good conference. Very informative and a great refresh on legal and ethical issues”
View further details and find out how to buy the documentation for Non-Medical Prescribing National Update - June 2017
Explore case study presentations, discuss solutions to your challenges and get motivated to drive forward NMP in your service
|8.30||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.00||Chair’s opening remarks |
Marion Russell, Independent Medicines Management Advisor and Committee Member, The Association for Prescribers
Evidenced based decision making
|9.10||Update on NICE guidance and national developments: how will it affect your prescribing practice?|
Insight into the latest advances including NICE guidance on Antimicrobial Resistance
Ensuring you can demonstrate competency and understand your prescribing limits
How will NMP develop and grow in line with the national initatives?
|9.50||Evidenced based decision making for Non-Medical Prescribing |
Exploring methods for making quicker, more accurate and evidenced based decisions as a practising Non-Medical Prescriber
What are the influencing factors on evidenced based prescribing and what should be considered?
How do the clinical and non-clinical factors work in collaborations: which should take priority?
Louise Clayton, Specialist Advanced Nurse Practitioner for Heart Failure, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust
|10.50||Interactive session: Problem solving and interpretation of the NICE guidance |
Utilise this time to network with NHS Non-Medical Prescribing colleagues and gain a fresh perspective on your common challenges. Discuss and find solutions to your problems and deliberate over the interpretations of certain NICE guidance so that you are ready to go back to your role with your questions answered.
Improving patient safety
|11.20||Exploring polypharmacy and deprescribing for Non-Medical Prescribers|
Prescribing high risk drugs: improving awareness and safety for patients
Safe and effective prescribing for patients with comorbidities and frality
What can you do to ensure that you are competent to prescribe safely for complex patients?
Liz Corteville, Locality Lead Pharmacist, West Hampshire CCG
Assuming legal responsibility
|1.20||The new NMC standards: understand what the changes mean for prescribers and prescribing programmes|
The new NMC Standards for Prescribing Programmes
The Competency Framework for all Prescribers
The future of the NMC Standards for Medicines Management
Prescribing and fitness to practise
Ruth Wakeman, Deputy Director of Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council
Chris Bell, Standards Development Specialist, Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council
|Developing the role of Non-Medical Prescribing|
|1.50||Providing career progression opportunities and encouraging progression from NMPs in their role |
How does NMP provide career progression and professional practice development?
Identifying and overcoming the barriers for NMPs in healthcare services
Supporting Non-Medical Prescribers in their role
Mark Foulkes, Nurse Consultant/Lead Cancer Nurse, Royal Berkshire NHS Foundation Trust
Variation in prescribing practice
|2.50||Discover the role of Non-Medical Prescribing for Occupational Therapists |
What could be the role of NMP for Occupational Therapists and the impact of the rest of the cliical team?
Explore the advantages and pitfalls of prescribing for Occupational Therapists
Case studies explored and assessed: measuring the outcomes on the service, staff and patients
Paul Cooper, Professional Adviser, Royal College of Occupational Therapists
|3.30||Case study: How to implement effective Non-Medical Prescribing |
Practical guidance on how to develop, sustain and improve NMP
Understanding how NMP can work effectively: confronting the challenges to realise the benefits
Measuring service improvements: long term impact on finance, staff and patient experience
Kat Hall, Director-Centre for Inter-Professional PG Education and Training, University of Reading
|4.10||Chair's closing remarks|
|4.20||Close of day|
This day is being produced by Hope Frost. If you are interested in speaking please contact Hope at firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling her on 01732 897788.
This pricing structure applies across this conference and related events
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