Controlled Drugs Summit

Fri 8 November 2019 to Fri 8 November 2019, West One De Vere Conference Centre London

Ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs

Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing & Use

The national controlled drugs summit focuses ensuring the Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Diversion & Abuse, Prescribing and Use. Aimed at Controlled Drugs Accountable Officers, Pharmacists and Prescribers the conference will update you on current national developments, and improve practice learning from case studies.

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
  • Update your knowledge on the new controls for pregabalin and gabapentin
  • Reflect on the implications of the  Gosport Inquiry, and the RPS Standards, for the governance and management of Controlled Drugs in your service
  • Understand the scale of abuse and diversion of controlled drugs by healthcare professionals
  • Improve your skills in the identification and management of theft and abuse by staff
  • Learn from police investigations and inspections
  • Understand and develop the role of the controlled drugs accountable officer
  • Improve your skills in the prescribing and prescribing governance of controlled drugs
  • Understand how use electronic ordering and prescribing systems for controlled drugs 
  • Reflect on the use and governance of controlled drugs at the end of life
  • 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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We are happy to offer registrants our 20% discount by quoting ref: hcuk20barna when booking. (*Cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.  Full T&Cs available upon request.)

Barna. British Anaesthetic and Recovery Nurses Association