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This conference focuses on Prehabilitation – Principles and Practice, and will provide a practical guide to delivering an effective prehabilitation programme, ensuring patients are fit and optimised for surgery/treatment. This is even more important in light of the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdowns which have had a negative effect on many individual’s health and fitness levels, and currently high waiting lists could be used as preparation time to ensure the best outcomes.
The conference will look at preoperative/pre treatment optimisation of patients fitness and wellbeing through exercise, nutrition and psychological support.
“You wouldn’t run a marathon without undertaking any training and prehabilitation aims to optimise a person’s health and wellbeing to help maximise their resilience to treatment throughout their journey.”
Dr Fran Woodard, Executive Director, Policy and Impact, Macmillan Cancer Support
"Evidence shows that actively improving your physical and mental health can help you recover more quickly from surgery, chemotherapy and radiotherapy, and reduce the chance of further problems during and after your treatment, as well as many other benefits."
This conference will enable you to:
Network with colleagues who are working to deliver effective prehabilitation for surgery/treatment
Reflect on a patient lived experience to understand how to engage patients in prehab programmes
Learn from outstanding practice in implementing a prehabilitation programme
Embed virtual prehabilitation into your programme
Demonstrate a business case for prehabilitation and ensure prehab services continue through and beyond the pandemic
Reflect on national developments and learning
Improve the way we support patients to prepare themselves, physically and emotionally for surgery/treatment
Develop your skills in Behaviour Change and Motivational Interviewing
Learn from case studies
Understand how you can improve emotional and psychological support
Explore the role of prehabilitation in older people
Work with patients to improve nutrition
Ensure you are up to date with the latest evidence
Self assess and reflect on your own practice
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
100% of delegates at the last event on this subject would recommend this virtual event to a colleague and all delegates who completed the evaluation stated that attending the conference would ultimately have a positive impact on patient experience and outcomes.