CPD Webinar: Learning Disability Practice 2022

Free CPD webinar for nurses on the future of learning disability nursing, worth two hours CPD, discussing innovation in learning disability nursing
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Free CPD webinar for nurses on the future of learning disability nursing, worth two hours CPD, discussing innovation in learning disability nursing.

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Watch it on-demand at a time that suits you, and add two hours CPD into your RCNi Portfolio.

Key points from this CPD webinar:

  • Learn more about the learning disability nurses’ role in integrated care systems which came into operation in England in July 2022
  • Inspire your practice and career development by hearing from innovative learning disability nurses, including learning disability nursing award winner Gerard Wainwright at the RCN Nursing Awards 2022
  • Improve your own well-being, with advice on nurturing your own mental health, taking time for self-care, and how to speak out when disagreements arise

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Brought to you by specialist nursing journal Learning Disability Practice, this timely webinar examines the future of learning disability nursing from discussing the newly implemented integrated care systems, the importance of nurse well-being, to the evolving scope for complex and varied careers in this sector.

Return to work informed, inspired and enthused about your speciality, and find out how nurses can make a positive contribution to the transformation of this dynamic field of practice.

This webinar took place on Thursday 3 November 2022.

This event was sponsored by Health Education England (HEE) and NHS England and NHS Improvement.

Contents of this CPD webinar

Christine Walker, Editor Learning Disability Practice

Keynote presentation:

Integrated Care Systems – how will they work and what are the implications for learning disability nursing?
Chris Naylor, Senior Fellow, King’s Fund

Keynote presentation:

Protecting learning disability nurses’ mental health and wellbeing, post-Covid
Johnathan MacLennan, Head of Programme – Mental Health, Learning Disabilities and Dementia – NMAHP, NHS Education for Scotland and Vice Chair, Mental Health Nurse Forum Scotland

Panel discussion:

How learning disability nursing has evolved into a career of diverse demographics, increased complexity and inspiring opportunity

  • Amanda McKie, Matron Lead for Learning Disabilities (Adults), Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust
  • Professor Brian Webster-Henderson, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Health, Environment and Innovation), Cumbria University and Chair, Council of Deans Health UK
  • Professor Michael Brown, Consultant Editor, Learning Disability Practice and Director of Graduate Studies, Queen’s University Belfast
  • Sarah Foster, Neurodiverse Lead Practitioner, National High Secure Learning Disability Service, Rampton Hospital
  • Gerard Wainwright, Manager, Heatherstones Nursing Home, St Anne’s Community Services, West Yorkshire and Winner, RCN Learning Disability Nurse of the Year 2022

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