ACAP Conference 2020 Virtual Conference Programme - #AdvPracWeek2020 Our first ever virtual conference is only a few weeks away, to be hosted on NHS Scotland MS Teams.The provisional programme is now released, along with Award Nominations and Poster Applications. Please consider submitting your poster or a nomination for those individuals/teams who have inspired you during the pandemic.If you haven't signed up already, please do so now through and email to firstname.lastname@example.org from your NHS eMail address. We can accept applications from non NHS staff, but your access will be limited to "guest". There is no expectation that delegates will attend all the sessions - only those they are interested in.The sign-up procedure for individual sessions will follow for those who have signed up for the conference.
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…
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/
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
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