The Best of Best Practice in Venesection (6 hours CPD*)
A CPD accredited study day for venesection staff and team leaders
Friday 12 April 2019, Coventry
Haemochromatosis UK offers a second study day for venesection nurses, clinical nurse specialists, clinic leaders, healthcare assistants and others involved in the treatment and care of haemochromatosis patients.
This builds on our award winning work to improve venesection practice and provide much needed CPD for venesection teams, and our highly popular and successful 2018 study day
The 2019 study day will give attendees
- an understanding of genetic haemochromatosis
- insight into the specific needs of GH patients
- understanding of the genetics of GH
- opportunities to share best practice
- opportunity to contribute to the development of accredited national best practice guidelines
- access to GH medical experts for Q&A sessions
- engagement with patient experts
- “safe space” for discussion with colleagues away from ward environment and pressures
Delegates will receive
- 6 hours CPD certificate*
- Comprehensive event programme and access to presentations
- Packs of hospital and patient information
- Haemochromatosis textbook
- Access to follow up discussions through GHANDI (online forum)
The event delegate fee also includes
- Refreshments throughout the day
- Full lunch
- Plenty of time for interaction, free discussion and networking
- High quality, modern conference venue
- There will also be further work on developing the venesection best practice guidelines that began at the 2018 event.
Programme for the day
|09:30-09:45||David Head – Chief Exec of Haemochromatosis UK.
Welcome and Housekeeping
|09:45-10:30||The Fernau Lecture
Professor Edward (Ted) Fitzsimons
Consultant Haematologist, University of Glasgow
“The future for haemochromatosis patient pathways”
Professor Fitzsimons is a respected clinician and researcher. He co-authored the new clinical guidelines for the treatment of iron overload and is a medical adviser to the All Party Parliamentary Group for Genetic Haemochromatosis. Today he will present an overview of haemochromatosis and discuss how the new clinical guidelines are being adopted and will improve patient pathways and outcomes.
Haemochromatosis and how condition is inherited.
|11:30-12:30||Gerri Mortimer – Senior Lecturer in Health and Social Care at The University of Derby.
Patient experience study.
|13.30-14:00||Yvonne Francis – Clinical Nurse Specialist at Guys Hospital.
Overview and Introduction to the afternoon sessions.
|14.00-15:00||Critical assessment of the draft best practice document.|
|15:30-16:30||Critical assessment of the draft best practice document.
During the afternoon there will also be the opportunity to take part in an interactive workshop.
New for 2019. We are pleased to invite poster submissions.
If you are involved in a relevant piece of research or project, we invite you to showcase your work through our poster competition. Submitting your poster to Haemochromatosis UK is a unique opportunity to make your achievements visible for a large audience of venesection nurses.
Printed posters, showcasing original research and projects will be presented in the breakout area at the conference. Giving opportunity for viewing and discussion during all the breaks.
* Event CPD accreditation is pending with RCN