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Effective Non Medical Prescribing In Cardiology

Thursday 6 Oct 2022


For Current and Aspiring Non-Medical Prescribers

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This important national conference provides essential updates for current and aspiring non medical prescribers in cardiology and cardiovascular care. Through national updates and practical case studies you will hear from expert speakers on how to develop and maintain prescribing competence and how to develop effectiveness in post qualification practice. The conference will include extended sessions focusing on developing your skills in non medical prescribing practice as well as case study sessions from specialist speakers in the areas of nurse/non medical prescribing in the management of arrhythmias, nurse prescribing for heart failure and end of life care, prescribing within a rapid access chest pain clinic, prescribing in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease. The conference will also reflect on the impact of Covid-19 and consider the impact on prescribing and medication in patients with cardiovascular disease.

Paul Wright, Co-Chair – Cardiovascular, The UKCPA Cardiovascular Group, and Lead Cardiac Pharmacist, Barts Health NHS Trust will give a presentation focusing on improving prescribing practice for cardiovascular disease including supporting pharmacist cardiovascular led clinics in primary and secondary care.    

“There are around 7.6 million people living with heart and circulatory diseases in the UK - an ageing and growing population and improved survival rates from heart and circulatory events could see these numbers rise still further.”

British Heart Foundation January 2022

“Maximum use should be made of the skills of the wider heart team including specialist nurses, pharmacists and cardiac physiologists running virtual and face to face clinics.”

The Future of Cardiology, British Cardiovasular Society, 2020

“Cardiovascular medications are a leading cause of medication harm, particularly in older adults, and should be the focus of harm mitigation strategies.”

Patient harm from cardiovascular medications July 2021

This conference will enable you to:

  • Network with colleagues who are current or aspiring non medical prescribers
  • Reflect on the implications of Covid-19 for people with Cardiovascular Disease
  • Update your knowledge on new and emerging medications, and effective treatments 
  • Maintain prescribing competence for revalidation and the NMC Code
  • Improve your prescribing practice and competence in line with the 10 dimensions of the National Prescribing Competency Framework 
  • Explore how nurse/non medical prescribing can improve practice and patient care
  • Develop your skills, confidence and competence as a non medical prescriber in Cardiology
  • Assure competence in non medical prescribing in non medical prescribing in the management of arrhythmias, nurse prescribing for heart failure and end of life care, prescribing within a rapid access chest pain clinic, prescribing in cardiac rehabilitation and cardiovascular disease.
  • Develop your skills in diagnostic decision making and managing comorbidities
  • Ensure medicines optimisation and adherence within the healthcare pathway of patients with cardiovascular disease
  • Supports CPD professional development and acts as revalidation evidence. This course provides 5 Hrs training for CPD subject to peer group approval for revalidation purposes

Speakers Include:

Alison Pottle

Cardiology Nurse Consultant
Royal Brompton and Harefield NHS Foundation Trust

Jan Keenan

Consultant Nurse Cardiology
Oxford Radcliffe Hospitals NHS Trust

Samantha McDonnell

Associate Professor and Consultant Nurse
University of Warwick & University Hospitals Birmingham (HGS)

Fiona Hodson

Consultant Nurse
St Christopher’s Hospice

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 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 with your key audience  
  • 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  


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

Fee Options

NHS, Schools & Public Sector



Voluntary sector & charities



Commercial organisations



Virtual Training



(Prices in brackets include VAT)


Additional delegate discount:

A discount of 15% will be applied to fees for any extra delegates.

Online discount:

A discount of 10% will be applied if you pay using the website.

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