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 Meetings The 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 practice The nurse meeting will be RCN accredited Covering topics including: Acute upper GI bleeding – variceal and non- variceal Decompensated liver disease - with a view to developing a National Care bundle Interventional radiology – When to refer for TIPS Nurse led paracentesis…
Read More
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/    
Read More
Recognition and Management of the Acutely Unwell Adult Course

Recognition and Management of the Acutely Unwell Adult Course

Education, News
This module is designed to prepare the student working in the acute care setting to manage the acutely unwell patient through processes of assessment, diagnosis, care management and evaluation. It is of particular use to students who will be working as Advanced Nurse Practitioners within Hospital at Night teams and other in-patient acute care areas. See flyer below for further information. ram-flyer-update-july-2017  
Read More
NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Advanced practice resources

NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde Advanced practice resources

Education, News
NHS GG&C have an excellent website dedicated to advanced practice -http://www.nhsggc.org.uk/about-us/professional-support-sites/nurses-midwives/advanced-nurse-practitioners/ Some of the information is specifically local to them, but much of the content is transferable and might be of interest to ANPs and managers alike. For example, their newsletter gives a really nice rundown of recent advanced practice developments!! NHS GGC Advanced practice newsletter april 2017
Read More