Delivering Nurse-Led AMD Clinics
When there is increasing pressure on Ophthalmology services to deliver effective and quality driven nurse-led AMD clinics, this interactive networking day will bring you together with like-minded colleagues to tackle setting up and maintaining nurse-led Age-related Macular Degeneration clinics, driving forward nurse-led injections, putting NICE guidance into practice and streamlining the overall delivery of your service.
Whether you have a long standing clinic or are looking to set up a new nurse-led service, this is study day is a unique opportunity to benchmark your service, gain best practice advice from knowledgeable colleagues and share your experiences with colleagues from Ophthalmology services across the country.
Leave this interactive networking day ready to build and implement action plans which will drive forward or develop new nurse-led clinics. Take one day out to:
- Examine the NICE guidance
- Assess recommendations and build a plan for implementation
- Understand the drivers, cost implications and resourcing challenges for AMD clinics
- Measure and monitor AMD nurse-led injections
- Develop and maintain nurse-led AMD clinics
- Improve nursing skill sets
- Enhance patient experiences
- Progress service efficiency
Designed for Age-related Macular Degeneration Leads, this day would also have particular value for whole-team attendance and would be useful for:
- Service and Clinical Mangers and Leads
- Sisters and Matrons
- Nurse Practitioners, Specialist Nurses and Staff Nurses
- Consultant Ophthalmologists
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Nurse-Led Ophthalmology Services - Capacity and Demand took place in June 2017 in Birmingham. The day was described as an “excellent forum for discussion and networking”, “a really valuable experience - great sharing of information” and “this day widened my knowledge so that I am able to set up clinics, consider service delivery and training and meet my capacity and demand challenges”.
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Your workshop leaders, Susan Derrett, AMD Senior Nurse Practitioner and Injector and Helen Hipkiff, Advanced Nurse Practitioner and Injector, Worcestershire Royal Hospital, Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, have been delivering the AMD service from 4 years. The Trust’s ophthalmology service has been highly commended in the Health Services Journal (HSJ) ‘Value in Healthcare Awards’ for its work to improve staff skills and for encouraging nurse practitioners take on tasks traditionally handled by doctors.
|9.30||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|10.00||Introductions and opening remarks|
Putting guidance into practice
|10.10||Explore NICE guidelines and how to implement effective changes |
Assessing the recommendations and building an action plan for implementation
What’s updated and how will it impact nurse-led AMD clinics and well?
Measuring the outcomes and implementation progress so far
|10.40||Interactive session: What impact has the guidance had on your service so far and what are your future plans?|
Drive forward nurse led AMD injections
|11.30||Case study: How to drive forward nurse led injections to improve service capacity|
How to develop, deliver and sustain nurse-led AMD services: understand the drivers, cost implications and resourcing challenges
Evidenced insight and guidance for driving forward your service: risk assessment, training and development & managing patient expectations
Measuring and monitoring nurse-led AMD injections: where is the service now and how will it develop in the future?
Setting up AMD nurse led clinics
|1.40||Setting up and running a Nurse-Led Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) clinic|
Developing and delivering a brand new nurse-led clinic: guidance on setting up the service
Overcoming challenges: how to gain clinical buy-in and ensure effective resourcing and funding
Practicalities of nurse-led AMD clinics: assessing the suitability to be treated in clinic, getting the right skill mix and ensuring ongoing training and development
Improving nurse development and skills set
|3.00||Case study: Streamlining your service delivery: how and what you can teach your ophthalmic nurses|
How to improve staff training and skills improvement to overcome the strains on your service
Meeting requirements and improve efficiency by increasing nurse skills and develop competencies
Insight into how to treat and extend: streamline the gut end of your service to overcome capacity challenges
Outcomes: patient and staff experiences, improving service efficiency and reducing demand and capacity constraints
|4.00||Action plan: What will you take back to drive forward your Nurse-Led services in line with NICE guidelines?|
|4.20||Close of day|
Using a wealth of practical examples and experience, Susan and Helen will share best practice advice and evidenced based outcomes which will enable you to progress and improve your AMD nurse-led clinics.
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