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News and updates from today's Demonstrating & Improving Prescribing Competence & Practice

Katherine Hall Pharmacist, Women and Children Imperial College Healthcare NHS TrustKatherine Hall Pharmacist, Women and Children Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust

Today's chair: Dr Deborah Robertson Consultant Editor Nurse Prescribing

Following the chairs introductions, Katherine Hall Pharmacist, Women and Children Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust opens the conference with a session on 'Supporting healthcare professionals to prescribe effectively: The National Competency Framework for all prescribers' covering: 
• the updated framework: what has changed?
• what does good prescribing look like? The ten competency dimensions
• how the framework can be used
• levels of prescribing competence
• moving forward

Full PowerPoint Presentation

Anne Trotter Assistant Director, Education and Standards, Nursing and Midwifery Council, continues with an NMC Update on 'Developing the standards and adopting the framework for all nurses and midwives' and discusses: 
• proposals to adopt the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s (RPS) Single Competency  Framework for All Prescribers as our standards of proficiency for prescribing practice
• withdrawing the standards for medicines management
• how the framework can support revalidation and the code of practice
• moving forward

Full PowerPoint Presentation

Dr Deborah Robertson Consultant Editor Nurse Prescribing, opens the afternoon with an EXTENDED INTERACTIVE SESSION on Prescribing Governance and Accountability, discussing:
• using the prescribing competency dimensions for prescribing governance in practice
• using the framework as part of the NMC revalidation process
• governance of non medical prescribing roles
• electronic prescribing systems and prescribing competence
• demonstrating prescribing governance
• interactive discussion around case studies and examples in practice, and the impact on patient care 

Full PowerPoint Presentatoin

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Tuesday 22 May 2018 
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Nurse Prescribing in Cardiology
Monday 25 June 2018 
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A Practical Guide to Effective Nurse Prescribing in Respiratory Care
Monday 2 July 2018 
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Monday 16 July 2018 
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Using Root Cause Analysis to Investigate Medication Incidents Masterclass
Thursday 20 September 2018 
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20 April 2018

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