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Events in October 2016

Caring for the Patient with a Tracheostomy
Monday 3rd October, Manchester
Saturday 8th October, London

Attendance at this interactive one-day workshop is restricted to ensure that participants have ample opportunity to demonstrate a variety of techniques on Charles Bloe's life-like Adam Rouilly mannequins under the expert supervision of tutor Joely Bostock.

Web: Caring for the Patient with a Tracheostomy

Caring for the Person with Dementia
Monday 3rd - Tuesday 4th October, London
Monday 17th - Tuesday 18th October, Birmingham

This insightful two-day course explores the experience of people and their families who are living with Dementia. You will be encouraged to explore care strategies to meet the needs of this patient group. The course will include experiential learning to empathise with the experience of living with dementia, case studies to link theory with practice, and group professional discussion to learn from each other’s experience.

Web: Caring for the Person with Dementia

The ECG Demystified
Monday 3rd - Tuesday 4th October, Manchester
Monday 24th - Tuesday 25th October, London

This award-winning two-day workshop will be of interest to healthcare professionals that have a requirement to record and interpret ECG’s. It will be particularly relevant for those working in cardiology, acute medicine and Emergency Departments.

Learning Disability Practice Annual Conference
Tuesday 4th October
Manchester

Following the success of our first conference last year please make a date in your diary for this year’s Learning Disability Practice health and wellbeing conference in Manchester.

Email: katherina.breen@rcni.com

End of Life Care – RCN and NCPC joint workshop
Thursday 6th October
Wrexham

These workshops are aimed at practitioners working with people approaching the end of their lives and will provide opportunities to discuss what good end of life care should look like.

They will address ways of initiating conversations about end of life planning that could be useful in all areas of nursing. The workshops will also talk about the importance of nurses looking after themselves.

Where: BCUHB Postgraduate Centre, Wrexham Medical Institute, Wrexham Technology Park, Croesnewydd Road, Wrexham, LL13 7YP

Cost: £60

Web: End of Life Care – RCN and NCPC joint workshop

RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair
Thursday 6th and Friday 7th October
SECC, Glasgow

Whether seeking new jobs or opportunities to develop their careers, nurses are likely to find everything they need at March’s RCN Bulletin Jobs Fair. Entry is free and visitors can enhance their employability by discovering how to develop their professional skills and expertise. A comprehensive programme of seminars takes place over the two-day event, offering expert guidance on a variety of topics including CV writing and interview skills. There are also seminars on revalidation.

Further details: events manager Katherina Breen

Tel: 020 8423 1066

Email: katherina.breen@rcni.com

Web: www.rcnbulletinjobsfair.co.uk/glasgow

Twitter: @RCNJobsFair

Primary Care
Thursday 6th to Saturday 8th October
Harrogate

The Royal College of GPs annual conference titled Energising Primary Care.

Web: www.rcgp.org.uk/annualconference

The Law and the Nurse
Friday 7th October, Manchester
Tuesday 11th October, London

A practicing Advanced Nurse Practitioner with an extensive clinical and legal background delivers this fascinating course. It will provide you with expert opinion on a raft of professional and legal issues that affect everyday practice of healthcare professionals. Charles Bloe's trainer relates the content to numerous real life scenarios that provides attendees with an intriguing day’s study.

Web: The Law and the Nurse

Continence Care
Wednesday 12th October
Birmingham

ERIC paediatric continence care conference 2016: Right time, right place, right care.

Web: www.eric.org.uk/conference

How to Perform Venepuncture
Friday 14th October
Manchester

The interactive one-day workshop will equip you with the skills and knowledge to help you achieve competency in venepuncture under the clinical supervision of a practitioner in the workplace. On the day you will have ample opportunity to practice both techniques on Charles Bloe's life-like training Adam Rouilly mannequins under the expert supervision of their trainers.

Web: How to Perform Venepuncture

End of Life Care
Wednesday 19th October, Birmingham
Monday 24th October, Newcastle

End of Life Care (EOLC) is the care experienced by people who have incurable illness and are approaching death. Good EOLC enables people to live as much comfort as possible until they die, and to make choices about their care. This course is suitable for all healthcare professionals across primary and secondary care.

Web: End of Life Care

End of Life Care – RCN and NCPC joint workshop
Wednesday 19th October
Newcastle

These workshops are aimed at practitioners working with people approaching the end of their lives and will provide opportunities to discuss what good end of life care should look like.

They will address ways of initiating conversations about end of life planning that could be useful in all areas of nursing. The workshops will also talk about the importance of nurses looking after themselves.

Where: Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Coach Lane Campus, Northumbria University, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE7 7XA

Cost: £60

Web: End of Life Care – RCN and NCPC joint workshop

Childhood and Adolescent Obesity
Monday 24th - Wednesday 26th October
Ottawa, Canada

Sixth conference on: Recent advances in the prevention and treatment of childhood and adolescent obesity.

Web: Childhood and Adolescent Obesity