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Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain

Friday 29 September 2017
De Vere W1 Conference Centre, London

Non-Medical Prescribing for Pain
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This important national conference provides an essential update for current and aspiring non medical prescribers on prescribing for pain. Pain is a growing area of non medical prescribing and one of the most common areas, in a survey of the Association for Prescribers members 50% of members prescribed for pain (Karen Stenner, University of Surrey). This make it essential that non medical prescribers maintain the competence and skills to prescribe for pain in an effective way, working with patients to improve pain outcomes.

Through national updates and extended interactive practical case studies delegates will hear how to develop and maintain prescribing competence, and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. Extended sessions developing prescribing competence and confidence, medication management, managing medication safety and preventing medication errors and overcoming the barriers to effective pain management.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improving non medical prescribing for pain
  • Learn from outstanding practice in management of pain
  • Understand how to effectively develop, demonstrate and maintain continued competence in Prescribing for Pain
  • Reflect on lessons from experts in non medical prescribing for specific case study areas with in depth interactive sessions focusing on
    • Chronic Pain
    • Inpatient Pain
    • Pain in the Older Person
    • Cancer and End of Life Care Pain including Symptom Control
    • Working with patients with co-morbidity  
  • Identify key strategies for improving non medical prescribing practice for pain
  • Develop your role and confidence as a non medical prescriber
  • Self assess, reflect and expand your skills in prescribing practice whilst understanding your limits of practice

100% of delegates at our previous conference on this subject would recommend it to a colleagues

Comments included

-exceptional. Thank you very much”

- very informative, good speakers”

-really inspiring speakers made very practice examples of clinical practice relating to NMP –

-very informative and it reinforced a lot of my knowledge and skill”

-excellent, Learnt a lot from the presenters.  Has helped to inform my practice” 

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