Progressing your Paediatric Assessment Unit
This one day NHS networking forum will delve into the practicalities of taking the next steps to progress and improve your paediatric assessment unit. By focussing on embedding standards, enhancing patients flow, building your MDT, improving patient experiences and working with primary care, you will leave this conference with the knowledge and motivation to drive forward your CAU.
This NHS conference will provide you and your team with a unique opportunity to benchmark your Children’s Assessment Unit and hear best practice advice developing your service. Past attendees have described this conference as a “great opportunity to hear what others are doing to solve the same issues”, “a knowledge packed day providing lots of evidence to take forward into our own area to enhance processes” and “great networking day which demonstrated different models and highlighted many areas to review, embed and question in my service”.
Come together and network with paediatric urgent care colleagues from across the country. Take away invaluable guidance and knowledge for optimising your CAU by focussing on:
- Implementing national standards
- Exploring new guidelines
- Taking the next steps in your unit
- Benchmarking your PAU
- Setting criteria for referrals and admissions
- Maintaining patient flow
- Managing speciality patients
- Working with primary care
- Building an action plan
This specialised NHS course has been developed to help your team deliver effective and efficient assessment of children in urgent care and fulfil the professional needs of:
- Paediatric and Neonatal Service Managers
- Children’s Assessment Unit Matrons, Sisters, Nurses and Advanced Nurse Practitioners
- Paediatric Urgent and Emergency Care Consultants
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Benchmarking your Children’s Assessment Unit took place in July 2018 in Brighton and was described as “very informative, motivational and thought provoking. Excellent opportunity to network and build relationships and ongoing communication with colleagues across the speciality”
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Raising standards, establishing your service and enhancing patient flow in your CAU
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks and introductions|
|9.50||Putting the RCPCH Paediatric Assessment Unit guidance into practice |
Providing efficient, effective and quality driven emergency care for children
Building your MDT: making it work for your service
Implementing the SSPAU and measuring the impact on children and services
|10.20||Healthy London Guidelines: Meeting and improving standards for CAUs|
Explore the guidance and discover how it works effectively across London
Implementing elements of the guidance across the country: how can it be adapted?
Raising the standards: taking the next step to enhance care provided for children in an emergency setting
Establishing your CAU
|11.10||Case study: Establishing a CAU in a children’s hospital to taking the next step |
From establishing a service, overcoming common challenges and implementing national standards
Measuring the success of the PAU on admissions, waiting time and patient/parent/staff experiences
A look to the future: how will the service continue to develop?
|11.40||Case study: Ensuring Paediatric Assessment Units can work effectively in a variety of settings |
Explore the journey of a DGH CAU: measuring successes and overcoming barriers
Implementing national standards into a localised area: how can this work in practice?
Working with your MDT across services to improve patients flow and raise standards in your CAU
|12.10||Discussion session: Setting the criteria for referral to and acceptance of patients to PAU |
Utilise this interactive session to share your first-hand experiences of setting referral and acceptance guidelines to your assessment unit plus discover how your colleagues run their services and what the criteria is in their CAU.
Enhancing patient flow
|1.50||Case study: Achieving and maintaining patient flow within a Children’s Assessment Unit |
Assessing the patient journey and establishing how patient flow can be supported by CAU
Experiences and processes explored: collaborative working across ED and CAU
Outcome measures: achieving the 4 hour standard and smooth patient pathways
Managing complicated patients
|2.20||Building and implementing plans for managing speciality patients in Paediatric Assessment Units |
Working efficiently as an MDT to build a plan for speciality patients in PAU
Determining the level of care for speciality patients in PAU: when should patients be admitted?
Measuring the outcomes of an MDT approved assessment plan for complex children
Working with primary care
|3.10||Primary care perspective: How CAUs can enhance patient pathways|
Working across primary and emergency care to gain integrated and support for the CAU
Engaging GPs and GP Practitioners and providing effective training on referrals and admissions into the unit
Exploring the impact of working as an MDT on patient flow, patient experiences and effectiveness of the services
|3.40||Best practice sharing session: Build an action plan to implement to progress your service |
Share your learning from the day and create an implementable build which will allow you to return to your hospital and raise standards, enhance patient flow and take the next step in establishing your Paediatric Assessment Unit.
|4.10||Chair’s closing remarks|
|4.20||Close of day|
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