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Developing the Role of the Nursing Associate

This Conference is now Closed

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Nursing Associates have now been on the NMC register for over a year; “Twelve months on, it’s clear the nursing associate role is helping to bridge the gap between health and care assistants and registered nurses, as well as offering new career development opportunities to thousands of aspiring professionals.”

www.nmc.org.uk

This virtual conference will update delegates on developing the role of the Nursing Associate – understanding the elements of this new role, and how the role is being delivered in practice. Through national updates, case studies from the Nursing Associate test sites, and perspectives from Nursing Associates the conference will look at the developing role, regulation of the role, accountability, support and practice development, competence and how you can prepare for the introduction of the role in your service. Case studies will look at experiences in acute trusts, community and mental health. The conference will also discuss implementing the Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and the Standards of Proficiency for Nursing Associates.

“It’s great to see how far we’ve come in only a year of this new professional role joining our register…“I’m always encouraged by the enthusiasm and pride nursing associates show about their role – they have such an important part to play as we develop a modern, progressive nursing team to meet the increasing needs of people using health and social care services.”

Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Executive, Nursing and Midwifery Council 28 January

The conference will also help delegates to support Nursing Associates following the recent independent evaluation of the role which found some trainees reported that their colleagues had struggled to provide them with learning support at times due to workforce challenges and limited understanding of the role.

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are implementing and developing the Nursing Associate role
  • Learn from outstanding practice in training and supporting Nursing Associates
  • Reflect on national developments including NMC Regulation & Revalidation, the Guidance on Medicines Management and the Nursing Associate and the new October 2018 Standards of Proficiency for Nursing Associates
  • Ensure safety and develop effective governance and accountability
  • Improve the way Nursing Associates are introduced and supported
  • Learn from the lived experience of Registered Nursing Associates including the Joint Lead Nursing Associate Ambassador at NHS England/Health Education England
  • Learn from case studies in acute care, community care and mental health
  • Understand how you can improve competence and compliance with national NMC standards
  • Identify key strategies for medicines management
  • Understand how non test sites can prepare for the adoption of the role
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence

 

Chair:

Gary Kirwan

National Officer and Team Leader
The Royal College of Nursing

Virtual Attendance

Our online virtual events include a combination of live webcam presentations, training materials, video sessions and interactive exercises.

All you need is a quiet space, a good internet connection and PC or laptop with camera and microphone to allow you to see, hear and speak to the facilitator and other delegates. We will provide full instructions for accessing the platform along with login details. 

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Virtual Training

In-house Training

This course can be held at your organisation for up 25 delegates, we can tailor the content to suit your organisation and CPD needs of your staff. Led by experienced and highly rated trainers, in-house training works out cost-effective for groups and saves travel time.

Enquire
Contact katym@hc-uk.org.uk with your requirements for further information and a quote.

In-house Training

Exhibition & Sponsorship Packages

This conference offers a valuable opportunity for industry suppliers to personally meet with their target audience where they will have time to talk and demonstrate the benefits of their products. High quality specialist audiences make having a presence at our events, whether it be a sponsored session, or a virtual booth, a highly targeted and cost effective marketing channel.

Why Exhibit?

Having a presence at this event will give you the opportunity to:

  • Demonstrate your product, system or service
  • Network and engage face to face with your key audience on-site and virtually 
  • Generate new business leads
  • Gain exposure for your brand and raise the profile of your organisation
  • Understand the current needs of your audience and challenges they’re facing
  • Update your knowledge of national policy and local developments  

Enquire

Contact Carolyn Goodbody for virtual & hybrid exhibition and sponsorship prices, or to discuss a tailored package to suit your needs and budget.

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