Meet the best team 2018!

Meet the best team 2018!

ACAP Awards, News
A new concept within NHS Grampian, the Advanced Care Academy was created to educate and support trainee and developing Advanced Care Practitioners (ACPs). Nurse Consultants Karen Kindness and Alison Moggach employed Academy ANP Fellows to provide expert clinical supervision to trainee ANPs while maintaining service delivery. Within the past year they have supported development of advanced practice roles across a range of platforms of care with focus on maintaining service within GP practice and developing new roles within acute services (cohort illustrated). Other initiatives include: Prehospital emergency care Advancing the role of the District Nurses Forensic Nursing Peer support via social networks
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ACAP Scotland’s awards – nominate your colleagues now!!!

ACAP Scotland’s awards – nominate your colleagues now!!!

ACAP Awards, News
Who do you think needs to be recognised? We all know people whose enthusiasm knows no bounds, who has made a genuine and considerable difference to others….. Is there someone who has provided continued support and guidance to you or others and has always gone above and beyond the call of duty to help others? Is there someone you know who has battled through their own difficulties, yet despite the obstacles or personal challenges, they remain positive and committed and are your role model or inspiration? Who has inspired you in your career? Why…..what qualities do they have? Are they… Passionate, exemplary, determined, committed? Do they show…. Selflessness, diligence, dedication? Tell us about these role models - let us, let them know, how great you think they are! Have you…
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Call for posters for 10th annual conference!!

Call for posters for 10th annual conference!!

Conference, News
We are looking for examples of clinical effectiveness initiatives, clinical audit/research, clinical guidelines, integrated care pathways or accreditation projects which have informed Advanced Practice and made a difference to the quality of patient care. This is an exciting opportunity for healthcare professionals to publicise their work and share good practice with colleagues. Book token will be awarded to the winning poster.   Posters should be size A1 and you should indicate the number poster(s) along with an abstract, using the poster abstract guidance- Poster Abstract Template to: Julie Smith at: julessmith69@hotmail.com
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Delegate reservation form for 10th conference

Delegate reservation form for 10th conference

Conference, News
Breaking news!! ACAP’s 10th annual conference will be held in Edinburgh at the fantastic Caledonian hotel on the 15th of November this year. Tickets are now on sale at £45 for a fantastic day of education & networking with practitioners from across the UK. Final programme yet to be announced.   Delegation-Reservation-Form-10th-Event
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Scottish Society of Gastroenterology widen participation

Scottish Society of Gastroenterology widen participation

Education, News
Some news from the Scottish society of gastroenterology:-The SSG are welcoming new members across a range of disciplines we are reaching  out to Advanced Nurse Practitioners and Hospital @night teams.We are keen to develop a Nurse’ forum to run alongside the scientific meetings.Membership is £20 per year for both scientific meetings and future Nurse MeetingsThe aim of the nurse meeting and development of membership is to help develop services and share protocols and education needs. Sharing knowledge and improving quality in advanced practiceThe nurse meeting will be RCN accredited Covering topics including:Acute upper GI bleeding – variceal and non- varicealDecompensated liver disease - with a view to developing a National Care bundleInterventional radiology – When to refer for TIPSNurse led paracentesis serviceMaster classes in gastroenterologyManagement of IBD treatment escalation plansInterpretation…
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New learning content from NES

New learning content from NES

Education, News
Turas Learn is NHS Education for Scotland's platform for learning and support resources. It provides NHS Scotland health and social care staff with access to learning and practice support resources produced by NHS Education for Scotland. Sign-in or register for access to content like 'developing and maintaining your clinical skills in practice' module which helps you identify and access support to develop your clinical skills across the four pillars of advanced practice. https://learn.nes.nhs.scot/    
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