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Glasgow Programme

08.40-09.20
Registration and exhibition open
09.20-09.30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Rhona Aikman, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Joanne Anderson, Co-Chair, Scottish Practice Nurses Association

09.30-10.10

Embracing Self Care Solutions for Venous Leg Ulcer patients

  • Explore best practice clinical evidence in managing leg ulcers.
  • Introduction to the Leg Ulcer Pathway and the outcomes seen nationally post implementation.
  • How to implement self care solutions for patients with venous leg ulcers.
Dr Leanne Atkin, Lecturer Practitioner, Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences, University of Huddersfield and Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorks NHS Trust @Leannejane1975
Sponsored by

Community responses to Scotland’s drug deaths

  • Drug deaths in Scotland.
  • Implications for community nurses.
  • Naloxone administration in an emergency.
Kirsten Horsburgh, Strategy Coordinator (drug death prevention), Scottish Drugs Forum @cuppawithK

10.15-10.55

Lifestyle as medicine in the management of diabetes and obesity

  • In many individuals type 2 diabetes can be treated and/or placed into clinical remission with lifestyle changes.
  • Simple dietary interventions can have a significant impact on weight loss, glycaemic control and blood pressure.
  • Lifestyle changes can reduce the dependence on medications required for the treatment of metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes.

 

Dr Mike Diamond, GP partner, Clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

Me and my best friend anorexia; a Harrowing but inspiring story

  • You will hear Hope’s personal journey.
  • Leave with practical advice on how to support those around you with their mental health as well as patients you are working with.
  • Understand more about the dangers of eating disorders and how to manage them.
Hope Virgo, Author and mental Health Campaigner @HopeVirgo

10.55-11.30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11.30-12.10

Children’s asthma

  • Update on current guidelines.
  • Practical aspects.
  • When to think about referral.
Elaine Anderson, Paediatric Respiratory Nurse Specialist, NHS Lanarkshire @childrensasthma

An update in TIA and Stroke

  • Recognition of a TIA and stroke.
  • Management of TIA and stroke.
  • Nursing in stroke.
Hazel Hamilton, Stroke Co-ordinator, NHS Highland

12.15-12.55

COPD – Making it personal

Ruth McArthur, Practice Nurse, Hunters Health Centre, Regional Trainer, Education for Health in Scotland
Sponsored by

The itchy patient

  • Eczema, scabies and other common differentials.
  • Use of emollients and appropriate use of topical steroids.
  • Itchy patient without a rash.
Dr Lorna Patterson, GPSI dermatology and committee member, Primary Care Dermatology Society

12.55-13.55
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13.55-14.35

Everything you need to know about lung cancer

  • The diagnostic pathway.
  • The role of the MDT.
  • Modern treatments.
Pamela Rose, Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
John McPhelim, Lead Nurse for Lung Cancer Services, NHS Lanarkshire

Managing Chronic Pain

  • Self-management in a community setting.
  • Bio-psycho-social model.
  • Primary Care pathways.
Sonia Cottom, Director, Pain Association Scotland

14.35-15.00
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15.00-15.40

Improving end of life care in the community

  • How to proactively identify patients.
  • Ensuring patient choice through advanced care planning.
  • Good effective communication to ensure care is planned and coordinated.
Sandra Campbell, Macmillan Nurse Consultant for Cancer & Palliative Care, NHS Forth Valley


15.40-16.20

Keynote: Everything you need to know about vaping

  • Separating the myths from the facts about e-cigarettes and vaping.
  • What do we say to our patients who ask if vaping is safe?
  • Can we use e-cigarettes as a way to help smokers quit?
Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster


08.40-09.20
Registration and exhibition open
09.20-09.30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Rhona Aikman, Advisory Board Member, Nursing in Practice

09.30-10.10

Embracing Self Care Solutions for Venous Leg Ulcer patients

  • Explore best practice clinical evidence in managing leg ulcers.
  • Introduction to the Leg Ulcer Pathway and the outcomes seen nationally post implementation.
  • How to implement self care solutions for patients with venous leg ulcers.
Dr Leanne Atkin, Lecturer Practitioner, Division of Podiatry and Clinical Sciences, University of Huddersfield and Vascular Nurse Consultant, Mid Yorks NHS Trust @Leannejane1975
Sponsored by
10.15-10.55

Lifestyle as medicine in the management of diabetes and obesity

  • In many individuals type 2 diabetes can be treated and/or placed into clinical remission with lifestyle changes.
  • Simple dietary interventions can have a significant impact on weight loss, glycaemic control and blood pressure.
  • Lifestyle changes can reduce the dependence on medications required for the treatment of metabolic syndrome, obesity and diabetes.

 

Dr Mike Diamond, GP partner, Clinical lead for diabetes, University of Edinburgh Health Centre

10.55-11.30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11.30-12.10

Children’s asthma

  • Update on current guidelines.
  • Practical aspects.
  • When to think about referral.
Elaine Anderson, Paediatric Respiratory Nurse Specialist, NHS Lanarkshire @childrensasthma

12.15-12.55

COPD – Making it personal

Ruth McArthur, Practice Nurse, Hunters Health Centre, Regional Trainer, Education for Health in Scotland
Sponsored by
12.55-13.55
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13.55-14.35

Everything you need to know about lung cancer

  • The diagnostic pathway.
  • The role of the MDT.
  • Modern treatments.
Pamela Rose, Lung Cancer Clinical Nurse Specialist, Beatson West of Scotland Cancer Centre
John McPhelim, Lead Nurse for Lung Cancer Services, NHS Lanarkshire

14.35-15.00
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
15.00-15.40

Improving end of life care in the community

  • How to proactively identify patients.
  • Ensuring patient choice through advanced care planning.
  • Good effective communication to ensure care is planned and coordinated.
Sandra Campbell, Macmillan Nurse Consultant for Cancer & Palliative Care, NHS Forth Valley

15.40-16.20

Keynote: Everything you need to know about vaping

  • Separating the myths from the facts about e-cigarettes and vaping.
  • What do we say to our patients who ask if vaping is safe?
  • Can we use e-cigarettes as a way to help smokers quit?
Dr Roger Henderson, GP and health broadcaster

08.40-09.20
Registration and exhibition
09.20-09.30

Chair welcome and opening remarks

Joanne Anderson, Co-Chair, Scottish Practice Nurses Association

09.30-10.10

Community responses to Scotland’s drug deaths

  • Drug deaths in Scotland.
  • Implications for community nurses.
  • Naloxone administration in an emergency.
Kirsten Horsburgh, Strategy Coordinator (drug death prevention), Scottish Drugs Forum @cuppawithK

10.15-10.55

Me and my best friend anorexia; a Harrowing but inspiring story

  • You will hear Hope’s personal journey.
  • Leave with practical advice on how to support those around you with their mental health as well as patients you are working with.
  • Understand more about the dangers of eating disorders and how to manage them.
Hope Virgo, Author and mental Health Campaigner @HopeVirgo

10.55-11.30
Exhibition, networking and refreshments
11.30-12.10

An update in TIA and Stroke

  • Recognition of a TIA and stroke.
  • Management of TIA and stroke.
  • Nursing in stroke.
Hazel Hamilton, Stroke Co-ordinator, NHS Highland

12.15-12.55

The itchy patient

  • Eczema, scabies and other common differentials.
  • Use of emollients and appropriate use of topical steroids.
  • Itchy patient without a rash.
Dr Lorna Patterson, GPSI dermatology and committee member, Primary Care Dermatology Society

12.55-13.55
Exhibition, networking and complimentary lunch
13.55-14.35

Managing Chronic Pain

  • Self-management in a community setting.
  • Bio-psycho-social model.
  • Primary Care pathways.
Sonia Cottom, Director, Pain Association Scotland

14.35-15.05
Exhibition, networking and refreshments

 

*Please note, this is a draft programme, and subject to change. Cogora reserve the right to amend content without prior warning.

**We would like to thank our exhibitors for supporting this conference. This includes a number of pharmaceutical companies including Boehringer Ingelheim Ltd, Chiesi Ltd, Daiichi Sankyo UK Ltd, Orion Pharma, Pfizer Ltd, Sanofi and Trudell Medical UK Limited. Unless stated in the programme, they have had no input into the agenda, speaker selection or content.


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