Latest Developments - Insulin Pump and Technology NNF
Now in its 5th year this unmissable diabetes national networking forum responses to new innovations and ongoing updates within insulin pump therapy. This interactive NHS conference will provide you with a comprehensive overview which will enable you to improve practice for your pump technology patients.
This annual NHS networking conference provides a unique opportunity for you to come together with your colleagues to benchmark your service, get an update on new technology and take new implementable ideas back to your role. The conference has previously been described as:
- “A fantastic opportunity for networking with other colleagues and discovering and learning about new technologies available for T1 diabetes management” (Edinburgh 2018)
- “An excellent agenda and delivery - the right combo of interactive sessions” (Edinburgh 2018)
- “Insightful of new technologies on the market and sharing of good practice was very useful” (Stirling 2017)
- “Totally inspiring. Very motivational” (Stirling 2016)
- “Felt the whole day was well worth attending” (Edinburgh 2015)
This national networking forum will be focussing on:
- What’s new in insulin pump and sensor technology? Explore the latest developments in type 1 diabetes technology
- Keeping up with T1D technology advancements: develop your insulin pump service in line with technological advances and discover how new technology can progress diabetes management
- Interactive workshop sessions: these sessions will delve into pregnancy, paediatric and adolescent care, nutrition and exercise and psychological support for empowering your patients
- Utilising innovative support tools: explore the latest apps and supports tools and discuss how you can integrate them in your diabetes patients’ care
- Building technology support in your clinics: ensure your patients are fully supported with technological advancements
- Improving staff competencies: deliver appropriate training and improve your competency for pump and sensor technology
Who is expected to attend? Explore 2018’s audience and determine who you could be networking with:
- Adult Diabetes Dietitian, Adult Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Advanced Specialist Dietician
- Blood Glucose Specialist
- Category Manager, Consultant, Consultant Pediatrician, Consultant Physician
- Diabetes Dietitian, Diabetes Inpatient Specialist Nurse, Diabetes MCN Manager, Diabetes Specialist Dietitian
- Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Dietician, Director/CEO, District Sales Manager, DSN
- Infusion Specialist
- Lead Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Lead Dietitian and Pump Educator, Lead Insulin Pump Nurse for Paediatric Service
- Managing Director, Marketing Development Manager, Marketing Director
- National Sales Manager
- Paediatric Diabetes Specialist Nurse, Public Affairs Manager
- Specialist Dietitian / Trainee Improvement Advisor, Specialist Registrar
- Technical Consultant, Territory Manager, Trainee Health Psychologist
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Improve your understanding and management of the evolving technology: how to engage and support your patients
|9.00||Registration, refreshments and networking|
|9.30||Chair’s opening remarks |
Shareen Forbes, Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine, University of Edinburgh
What’s new in insulin pump and sensor technology?
|9.40||Keynote: Explore the latest developments in type 1 diabetes technology |
Evidenced overview of current pumps, CGM and sensors
Insight into new software, closed loop and automated insulin delivery
Keeping up-to-date: implementing advancing technology into your service
Shareen Forbes, Personal Chair of Diabetic Medicine, University of Edinburgh
Keeping up with T1D technology advancements
|10.20||Case study: Developing your insulin pump service in line with technological advances |
How will your service need to be developed to keep up with fast changing technology improvements?
Overcoming the common barriers: device availability, integration into care and competencies of staff and patients
A look to the future: how will your insulin pump service continue to develop?
Fiona Green, Diabetes and Endocrinology - Adult Consultant, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
Utilising innovative support tools
|11.30||Explore the latest social media support tools: how can you integrate them into your diabetes care?|
Utilising social media as a tool to support patients with their diabetes
Discussion session: share the apps and tools that your patients are using, learn what else is out there and which your NHS colleagues would
Mary Moody, Chair, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
Joel Milner, Committee Secretary, Insulin Pump Awareness Group Scotland
|12.10||Live technology demonstrations: Explore the latest advances and discover how new technology can progress diabetes management |
This is your opportunity to find out what’s new on the market, how you can access the new technologies for your patients and what support is available to you to improve your education and competency.
|1.50||Interactive workshop sessions|
Attendees are able to choose from workshop one or workshop two:
|Workshop 1: Overcome the challenges of working with technology for pregnancy patients |
Engaging and educating patients: working with different levels of literacy and introducing new technology
Challenges of interpreting the data and getting the training right for patients
Impact of diet and managing post meal spikes in pregnancy: the impact of technology
Discussion session: Pregnant patient case studies; problems and solutions shared
Sharon Mackin, Clinical Lecturer and Specialty Registrar in Diabetes and Endocrinology, University of Glasgow
|Workshop 2: Implementing pump and sensor use at diagnosis for patients under 5 |
Introduction into the service: one of the largest paediatric diabetes services in England
Benefits and challenges of setting up the service: sharing the data
Why does the research say for pump and sensor use for patient under the age of 5?
Discussion session: How to make a practical change to encourage pump and sensor use at a younger age
Leah Thomas, Paediatric Diabetes Nurse Specialist, Barts Health NHS Trust
|3.10||Interactive workshop sessions|
Attendees are able to choose from workshop three or workshop four:
|Workshop 3: How to improve management of nutrition and exercise by utilising technology |
Explore the technology available and how it can be used to improve nutrition and support exercise in diabetes care
Enabling patients to manage nutrition to maintain a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle
Understanding how to support your patients with exercise and what to advise in clinic
Discussion session: How to integrate diet, nutrition and exercise into everyday diabetes management
Sheena McDonald, Specialist Diabetes Dietitian, NHS Dumfries and Galloway
|Workshop 4: Empowering your patients with their T1 diabetes management|
Motivating your patients to explore new technology for their diabetes management and overcome anxieties
Building confidence in new devices: what to do when data is available 24/7
Overcoming the fear of technology: what can you do to put your patients at ease?
Discussion session: Best practice approaches to supporting patients using insulin pumps and sensor technology
Linda McGlynn, Patient and NHS Engagement Manager, Diabetes Scotland
|4.10||Closing remarks and evaluation prize draw|
|4.20||Close of day|
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