RCNi Study Days 2018: Chronic Disease Management

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Monday, 31 December 2018
AGENDA
Please note that sponsors have had no input to the programme except for the individual session which is listed as a sponsored symposium. The topic, content and speaker for the sponsored symposium have been organised and developed by the sponsoring company.

(Subject to change)

08:30   Registration, welcome refreshments and exhibition viewing
09:00   Welcome and introduction 
  • Welcome: evaluating challenges and key drivers in primary care
  • Understanding current primary care drivers
  • What are the key healthcare challenges in primary care?
    Learning objective: 
To identify the key drivers and challenges shaping today’s primary care nursing agenda

     
Session one
09:15   Nurse-led coronary heart disease 
  • Who are today’s ‘at risk’ CHD groups?
  • What are the management priorities in reducing CHD patient risk?
  • Evaluating current models of nurse and medical CHD risk management
Learning objective:
To select and apply to practice effective nurse-led CHD risk management approaches using an evidence-based approach
10:15   Question and answer session
10:25   Refreshments and exhibition viewing
Session two
10:55   Diabetes – optimising best current practice 
  • What challenges effective nurse-led diabetes management in primary care?
  • Evaluating the evidence-based approach to effective management 
  • Putting it together: The practical tool kit to effective diabetes management

  Learning objective:
To select and apply to practice effective nurse-led diabetes management approaches in the primary care setting using an evidence-based approach
12:25   Question and answer session 
12:35   Lunch break and exhibition viewing
Session three
13:35   Sponsored symposium. 
Further information to follow.
14:20   Hypertension “The silent killer” 
  • Hypertension – current demographics and UK health trends 
  • What are the challenges to effective hypertension management? 
  • How can we better manage an asymptomatic risk factor?

  Learning objective:
To select and apply to practice effective nurse-led management approaches to hypertension using an evidence-based approach
15:05   Question and answers session
15:15   Refreshments and exhibition viewing
Session four
15:45   Respiratory disease management – effective models in asthma and COPD
  • What challenges nurse-led management of asthma and COPD in primary care?
  • What are the current evidence-based principles for effective nurse-led management?
  • The future direction?
    Learning objective:
To select and apply to practice effective nurse-led management approaches for asthma and COPD using an evidence-based approach
16:30   Optimising self-management 
  • What are the current evidence-based approaches to enhancing effective self-management of chronic diseases?
    Learning objective:
To identify and evaluate the strategies to optimise effective self-management of chronic diseases in a primary care setting
17:00   Final question and answer session
17:30   Summary and close
 
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