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Competency development for advanced nursing practice and succession planning

Linda Nazarko OBE, Consultant Nurse, Ealing Community Services & Service Lead IV therapy and Dementia at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust, spoke at Nurse Clinics 2015 today on:

● competency development for advance nurses running clinics
● providing nurses with adequate training, education and competency development to run nurse led services  
● developing protocols and guidelines to support the nursing team and develop competence
● who takes over when you are  away: effective succession planning

Download a detailed supporting abstract of Linda’s presentation here.

Linda’s PowerPoint presentation is available for download at the end of this page. 

Linda Nazarko, MSc, PgDip, Pg Cert, BSc (Hons), RN, NIP, OBE, FRCN is consultant nurse at  West London Helath Trust. She was consultant nurse at London North West Healthcare NHS Trust until November 2015 working as a clinician, educator and adviser with colleagues in the inpatient units and within intermediate care and community teams. Linda had clinical responsibility for two nurse led inpatient wards in a community hospital.  She led a team of nurses and therapists and admits patients directly from home and from A&E into the step up unit and from acute hospitals into the step down unit.  Linda was also clinical lead for the IV service and for dementia. She has for the last year led a CQUIN on improving care for people with dementia within Ealing Community Services . 

Linda lectures and assesses at universities and speaks at conferences in the UK and Europe.  

Linda’s has specialised in care of older people for 30 years and has qualifications in gerontology, physical assessment, diagnostic reasoning, prescribing, continence, stoma care, research and management. 

She is the author of several books, reviews and contributes to major UK nursing journals. 

Future events of interest:
 

Demonstrating and Expanding Nursing Competence
Friday 11 March 2016 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Nursing Revalidation for Specialist Practice and Advanced Roles
Wednesday 2 December 2015 
ICO Conference Centre, London

Advancing IV Therapy
Thursday 3 December 2015 
ICO Conference Centre, London

Nurse Prescribing
Thursday 3 December 2015 
Manchester Conference Centre, Manchester

Nursing Metrics for Quality: Measuring quality in nursing and monitoring progress against the 6Cs
Monday 7 December 2015 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Managing and Reducing Bank and Agency Staff in Nursing
Tuesday 19 January 2016 
Hallam Conference Centre, London

Nurse Prescribing for Wound Care
Tuesday 19 January 2016 
ICO Conference Centre, London

Nursing Appraisal and Revalidation & implementing the New NMC Code of Practice
Wednesday 20 January 2016 
ICO Conference Centre, London

Nursing Revalidation Preparing for Going Live
Tuesday 2 February 2016 
Thestudio Conference Centre, Birmingham

Nurse Prescribing for Pain          
Wednesday 3 February 2016 
Thestudio Conference Centre, Birmingham


Download: Linda Nazarko full presentation

19 November 2015

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