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Controlled Drugs Summit: Safe Use, Prescribing and Management

Monday 4 December 2017
De Vere West One Conference Centre, London

Controlled Drugs Summit:  Safe Use, Prescribing and Management
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“Going forward, we need to continue to monitor how the regulations are implemented to ensure that arrangements remain effective. We also need consistent reporting arrangements to establish a national picture of controlled drug incidents.” CQC 2016

The national controlled drugs summit focuses on the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs including monitoring adherence against the NICE guidance on the safe use and management of controlled drugs. 

Benefits of attending
This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are working to improve the safe use, prescribing and management of controlled drugs 
  • Understand the national context including developments from the CQC and monitoring adherence to the NICE guidance 
  • Examine the non medical prescribers role in controlled drugs  
  • Understand how to develop and demonstrate competence as a controlled drugs accountable officer, including the support and time you need for the role 
  • Improve your skills in the prescribing and prescribing governance of controlled drugs 
  • Understand how to implement an electronic ordering and prescribing system for controlled drugs & manage patients own controlled drugs brought into hospital
  • Examine the police role in investigation and monitoring of controlled drugs incidents
  • Improve practice in patient advice and information    
  • Ensure lessons are  learned from the investigation and reporting of controlled drugs incidents
  • Self assess and reflect on your own practice
  • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence
     

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